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Dr. Anna Agbe-Davies Authors New Book

April 16, 2015

  Dr. Anna Agbe-Davies has authored a recently published book, Tobacco, Pipes, and Race in Colonial Virginia: Little Tubes of Mighty Power, which explores the economic and social power surrounding the production and use of tobacco pipes in colonial Virginia and … Continued

Dr. Benjamin Arbuckle Co-Edits New Book

April 16, 2015

    Dr. Benjamin Arbuckle and Sue Ann McCarty of the University of Virginia have co-edited a new book entitled Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World, which explores the social archaeology of human-animal relationships.

Dr. Steponaitis and RLA Featured

April 16, 2015

Dr. Vin Steponaitis was featured in a UNC Spotlight recently.  The feature detailed his work with Drs. Steve Davis, Jr. and Brett Riggs in the field of Archaeology.  Included in the feature was some history on the Research Laboratories of … Continued

Dr. Tomášková Featured in Wired Magazine Article

April 8, 2015

  Wired Magazine has featured Dr. Silvia Tomášková in an article entitled We Need to Stop Ignoring Women Scientists.  The article reports on Tomášková’s own efforts to raise her student’s consciousness when it comes to contemporary women scientists’ work.

Dr. Catherine Besteman to Give Talk on Somalia

April 6, 2015

Anthropologist Dr. Catherine Besteman of Colby College will visit UNC at Chapel Hill for two major events.  On Tuesday, April 7th at 12:30 PM in Room 4003 of the FedEx Global Education Center, Dr. Besteman will present “Somalia’s Global Civil … Continued

Collaborative Archaeological Heritage Project in the Yucatan

April 1, 2015

Using a site preservation grant from the AIA and as members of the Proyecto Arqueologíco Colaborativo del Oriente de Yucatán, Patricia McAnany and Sarah Rowe are working with Ivan Batún of the State Archives of the Yucatan on a collaborative archaeology project in Tahcabo focused … Continued

Phi Beta Kappa 2014-2015 Initiates

March 31, 2015

The Department of Anthropology congratulates our undergraduate majors and minors named among Phi Beta Kappa’s Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 initiates! Majors *Arthur Cade Barefoot *Nicole Davis *Madeline McCleary Gillon *Corinne Celeste Goudreault *Nicholas Li-wen Hatcher *Jane Parker Jacobson *Carson Elizabeth … Continued