Jim Bindon’s Podcast Showcased by UA

Dr. Jim Bindon’s podcast website (http://speakingofrace.ua.edu/podcast) is being featured on the university’s showcase page (https://people.ua.edu/showcase.html). These podcasts are being used to supplement anthropology courses at numerous schools throughout the country. Having produced 24 episodes in their first year, they are now going strong into their second year. Check out current and previous episodes at http://speakingofrace.ua.edu/podcast. […]

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Dr. Tokovinine’s New Publication

Congratulations are in order for Alex Tokovinine and colleagues for their latest publication: “La Estela 48 de Naranjo Sa’aal, Petén: Contexto, Hallazgo y Texto Jeroglífico” in XXXI Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, editado por B. Arroyo, L. M. Salinas, y G. A. Álvarez, pp. 867-876, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Instituto de Antropología e Historia, Asociación Tikal […]

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Dr. Chiou Recognized for Best Article Published in “Antiquity” in 2017

Not too long ago Dr. Katie Chiou was awarded the 2018 Society for American Archaeology’s Dissertation Award at the annual meeting in Washington DC. Now her co-authored paper “Identifying ‘plantscapes’ at the Classic Maya village of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador” (published in Antiquity in 2017) has been awarded the Antiquity Prize by the Antiquity Trust for the best article published […]

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Drs. Pritzker & DeCaro Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Drs. Sonya Pritzker and Jason DeCaro, together with Communication Studies collaborator Josh Pederson, are receiving a major NSF award to perform the first biocultural-linguistic study of emotion communication in everyday life. This $315,000 award will permit them to work with 50 couples, examining real-time, bi-directional relationships between communication and biological regulation in stress-response systems. They […]

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Sonya Pritzker has new article in The Journal of Linguistic Anthropology

Sonya Pritzker’s co-authored article (with Kiki Q. Y. Liang) “Semiotic Collisions and the Metapragmatics of Culture Change in Dr. Song Yujin’s ‘Chinese Medical Psychology’” has just been published in The Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 43-66 (2018) and is attached below. Abstract: This paper is about interaction in the clinic of Dr. […]

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Monika Wanis wins Gil Kushner Memorial Award

Monika Wanis won The Gil Kushner Memorial Award to attend the Society for Applied Anthropology meeting and also received the 1st place Poster Presentation Award for her poster titled, “Traditional Health Seeking Practices Among Rural and Urban Negev Bedouin Populations in Israel.” The Gil Kushner Memorial Award goes to only one student and “honors an international scholar whose […]

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Nikki Henderson wins Society for Anthropological Sciences Award

Our Doctoral student Nikki Henderson won the Society for Anthropological Sciences award to attend the recent joint meeting with the Society for Applied Anthropology. Only two students received this honor. Nikki organized a session at the conference and presented the paper, “Consensus and Contention in Cultural Models of Substance Use / Misuse in the US and Brazil.” […]

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