Brett Riggs, Anna Agbe-Davies, Vin Steponaitis and others from the Research Laboratories of Archaeology and Department of Anthropology have been involved in a high-profile, rapid response excavation at UNC System President Tom Ross’s house. Among the media coverage are the … Continued
The Anthropology Colloquium Committee is very excited to announce our Colloquia for the 2014-2015 academic year. There may be some additional sessions scheduled in the future. Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia will take place in Alumni Hall 308 from 3:30-5pm. … Continued
Charles Price has signed a book contract with New York University Press for a sequel to his book Becoming Rasta. His sequel will focus on ethnogenesis and collective identity formation.
Wiley Blackwell has published A Companion to Urban Anthropology, edited by Donald M. Nonini. The book consists of an Introduction, which he wrote, and 28 chapters written by 35 urban anthropologists. All chapters are concept essays originally commissioned for this … Continued
South African media took notice of Silvia Tomášková’s research involving 3d Imaging and rock art, leading to a couple of reports on South African National TV (SABC) and in the Afrikaans national newspaper (Volksblad) on site at Wildebeest Kuil, Northern … Continued
The MOCHE project, under Brian Billman’s continued directorship, has been accepted into the CUBE Venture Mentorship Program at the Campus Y. Find more details here.
Jocelyn Chua, Peter Redfield, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Barry Saunders (of the Department of Social Medicine) have been awarded a Carolina Seminar on Moral Economies of Medicine for three academic years beginning in the Fall of 2014. For each academic year, they … Continued
AnArchaey Notes is the Department of Anthropology’s newsletter, in circulation since 1993. Our Spring 2013 edition was graciously compiled by professor Colin Thor West, and features an interview with former chair Paul Leslie, notes from the field, events, information on … Continued
This spring the Administration approved an interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research to be housed in Anthropology. The certificate will certify completion of training in the theoretical bases, rationale, methodologies, challenges, and motivation for carrying out research in equitable partnership … Continued
Karla Slocum The new director of the Institute of African American Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be Dr. Karla Slocum, an associate professor in anthropology and African and Afro-American studies at the University. Slocum’s … Continued