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 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. 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
Vincent Joos has been awarded the Thompson Writing Program Post-Doctoral Fellowship — a five year post-doctoral fellowship at Duke University. Congratulations Vincent!
Chosen from among 200 applicants, Ashley Peles has won a place in the Institute for Digital Archaeology Method and Practice, which is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Their meetings which will more deeply develop skill and practice in … Continued
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.
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
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
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
Statement of Solidarity March 1, 2015 Dear Carolina Community, We, the undersigned, are faculty in the Department of Anthropology at UNC Chapel Hill who would like to voice our strong support for the efforts of the Real Silent Sam Coalition. … Continued