New Publication by Drs. Lynn, Howells, and Stein

Our own Chris Lynn, University of North Carolina’s Michaela Howells, and our newly defended anthropology doctoral student Max Stein have just published an interesting and important article entitled, “Family and the Field: Expectations of a Field-Based Research Career Affect Researcher Family Planning Decisions.” Click the link below to check it out. Lynn et al 2018 […]

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Drs. Pritzker & DeCaro Awarded Wenner-Gren Grant

Sonya Pritzker with Jason DeCaro have been awarded a prestigious and highly selective Wenner-Gren grant for $20,000 for their workshop entitled “Embodying Language in the Context of Culture: Developing Bicultural-Linguistic Anthropology through Research on Interaction, Culture, and the Human Body”. The group of collaborators also includes Dr. Josh Pederson of the UA Department of Communication Studies. In Sonya’s […]

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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. Tokovine’s New Publication

Congratulations are in order for Alex Tokovine 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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Drs. Lynn and Weaver Publish New Article in Annals of Human Biology

Drs. Chris Lynn and Jo Weaver, along with lead author Dr. Michaela Howells from University of North Carolina Wilmington, have a new article out titled, “Zika virus in American Samoa: challenges to prevention in the context of health disparities and non-communicable disease.” It occurs in Biology of the Pacific, a special issue in Annals of Human Biolog. Congratulations to […]

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New Article by Dr. Pritzker in Journal of International & Intercultural Communication

Congratulations to Sonya and her co-authors for their newly released article in the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, “ ‘We (Tong) Chinese’: Contemporary Identity Positioning through Health Management among Cantonese Chinese Americans.” https://nca.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17513057.2018.1487071#.W0EJf0xFw2w  […]

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New Book by Former MA Student Jolynn Amrine Goertz

Jolynn received her MA from UA in 2014. Her new book, Chehalis Stories, has just been released by the University of Nebraska Press: http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/university-of-nebraska-press/9781496201010/ In Chehalis Stories Jolynn Amrine Goertz and the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation in Western Washington have assembled a collaborative volume of traditional stories collected by the anthropologist Franz Boas from tribal knowledge keepers […]

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Prestigious Honor for Dr. Chiou

Dr. Katie Chiou, the Department’s new Assistant Professor, has learned that her dissertation at UC Berkeley, “Common Meals, Noble Feasts: An Archaeological Investigation of Moche Food and Cuisine in the Jequetepeque Valley, Peru (A.D. 600-800)” (Christine A. Hastorf, Chair) has been selected as the the 2018 Society for American Archaeology’s Dissertation Award. This is an incredible and most prestigious […]

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New Publication by Dr. Ian Brown

Congratulations to Dr. Brown and Colleagues for their new publication (attached):   Duane Esarey, Ian W. Brown & Anjaneen Coble (2018) The Mississippian Site of Origin for the So-Called Moundville Spider, Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology, 43:1, 23-34, DOI: 10.1080/01461109.2017.1370527   Esary, Brown and Coble 2018 The Mississippian Site of Origin for the So Called Moundville […]

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