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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

Graduate Student Presents Co-Edited Book, Featured by UNC Global

February 11, 2015

Diana Gomez Correal will be presenting and discussing Weaving Another Way:  Feminism, Epistemology and Decolonial Projects in Abya Yala on Saturday, February 14th, 2015 from 3:45 – 5:15 PM.  Diana, a PhD candidate in the Anthropology department, co-edited the book … Continued

RLA Wins Harvey Award

February 3, 2015

  The Research Laboratories of Archaeology (RLA) has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 C. Felix Harvey Award for Institutional Priorities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  The honor comes with a $50,000 cash award … Continued

Steven Salaita Visit

January 16, 2015

Professor Steven Salaita, Palestinian American author and scholar, will be speaking at UNC-CH about academic freedom, uncivil speech and uncivil acts, and censorship.  The event will be held on Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM in the University Room of … Continued

Spring 2015 Colloquium Schedule

January 8, 2015

The Anthropology Colloquium Committee is very excited to announce our Colloquia for the Spring 2015 semester. There may be some additional sessions scheduled in the future. Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia will take place in Alumni Hall 205 from 2:30-4pm. … Continued

In Memory of Bill Lachicotte

December 11, 2014

It is with great sadness that the Department of Anthropology announces the passing of Bill Lachicotte. Bill was a much beloved teacher, mentor, and brilliant thinker. He lost his battle with leukemia on December 3, 2014. An online memory book … Continued