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Professor Richard Kay of evolutionary anthropology was recently honored by a special syposium, "New Views on Primate Adaptations and Evolution," during the American Association of Physical Anthropologists meeting in Austin, TX. Kay also published a perspective, "100 Years of Primate Paleontology," ...
... Found During Construction of South Bend Trail. An anthropology professor says a human skull unearthed during construction of a northern Indiana walking trail could be that of a Native American who lived hundreds of years ago. April 24, 2018, at 9:35 a.m.. Human Skull Found During Construction of South Bend Trail.

Ally Hanson. While scrolling through a UMKC course catalog, you can find sociology as a popular major offered at UMKC. Although many students are currently pursuing this degree, some want to deepen their study. That's where anthropology comes into play. At UMKC, broad majors such as sociology, ...
It's a chilly spring morning outside Miami's McGuffey Museum. A group of anthropology students make their way down Spring Street around 10 a.m. toward the former home of William Holmes McGuffey. The scene they enter resembles that of a murder investigation, with areas sectioned off by caution tape ...
Her book "Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital" was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2017, and her articles have been published in Africa, Anthropology and Medicine, the Journal of Religion in Africa and American Anthropologist. She is now engaged in ...
Google celebrated the work of Jane Goodall in the Google Doodle for Earth Day 2018. Her 55-year-long study of chimpanzees revolutionized the relationship between humans and animals, but all that work would be for naught if it wasn't for one particular chimp. When Goodall first went to Gombe Stream ...

“The goal of the course is to get students excited about anthropology and science by investigating their own genomes and genealogies,” Pearson said. Instead of buying a textbook for the class, students will have the option to purchase access to the genetic analysis services Ancestry.com or 23andMe to get ...
“Brittney is the first of my students to receive one of these extremely prestigious grants since I began teaching at USA in 2012,” said Dr. Lesley Gregoricka, assistant professor of anthropology, who supervised Highland in a directed study using chemical signatures in bones to compare childhood and adult ...
Zaneta M. Thayer '08 returned to Dartmouth in 2016 after eight years to teach as an assistant professor in Dartmouth's anthropology department. After graduation, Thayer pursued a Ph.D. in biological anthropology as a presidential fellow at Northwestern University and worked as an assistant professor of ...
Connie Whittaker, who works for Religious Studies and Anthropology as an academic department associate, at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, has been named the recipient of the April 2018 STAR Award. She was nominated by Fredi Giesler, social work department chair. Whittaker's nomination ...
The “Fifty Shades of Grey” saga inspires a new anthropology course entitled Fifty Shades of Real Life, studying the principles and behavior of primal and postmodern relationships between men and women. The course will utilize the trilogy as textbooks in order to draw parallels between contemporary ...
Frank Cuozzo, who taught biological anthropology at UND for 12 years, claims President Mark Kennedy and the school breached his contract when Kennedy fired Cuozzo in May. Kennedy dismissed Cuozzo from his position “with cause” after the school's Standing Committee of Faculty Rights determined ...
While a graduate student in anthropology at Stanford, Elizabeth Enslin meets fellow student Promod Parajuli from Nepal and falls in love. Enslin had wanted to study African culture, and had romanticised about working there but romance takes her to Nepal instead. She follows Parajuli to India researching ...
The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology is the only Anthropology Museum in the area. It's located in the Meriam Library complex on the CSU, Chico campus. It brings the stories of the human experience to life through programming and exhibitions and offers FREE admission, FREE K-12 school tours, ...
The fifth annual Local Table, an eco-friendly benefit for the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology, will be 4-7 p.m. April 8 at Wine Time, 26 Lost Dutchman Drive in Chico. The theme is “The Good Life –– La Dolce Vita.” The chefs of Chico Natural Food Co-op will present a Mediterranean menu featuring ...
The Cal State Fullerton graduate student in cultural anthropology, whose thesis project is “If These Walls Could Talk: Murals and Graffiti in Orange County, California,” has been selected among “the next generation of public problem solvers” by the Newman Civic Fellowship program. He is the first Titan to ...
For a while, I have been meditating on the necessity for academic colonial 'classics' to be centered within social science curricula. I am an anthropology major, and so I have debated with my professors over this particular issue numerous times. Institutionally, the discipline of anthropology has prioritized ...

At Public Books, Simon During reviews a book that surprisingly has a lot to say about the future of anthropology: Magic's Reason: An Anthropology of Analogy by Graham M. Jones, an ethnography of contemporary stage magicians. As During notes, the discipline of anthropology was in some ways founded ...
The Cal State Fullerton graduate student in cultural anthropology, whose thesis project is “If These Walls Could Talk: Murals and Graffiti in Orange County, California,” has been selected among “the next generation of public problem solvers” by the Newman Civic Fellowship program. He is the first Titan to ...
But as Jones shows in his newest book, “Magic's Reason,” published by the University of Chicago Press, Robert-Houdin did more than just influence his profession or serve the French empire: His ideas bled into the embryonic discipline of anthropology as well. Early anthropologists, as Jones makes clear, ...
Professor Stephanie Sadre-Orafai and Professor Brooke Brandewie invite faculty, students, community and industry members to think innovatively about how to use research to bring social change at the "Social Innovation, Social Justice: Rethinking Design Anthropology" symposium March 29-30.
“A lot of clothing brands have appropriated Native American art,” Boes said. “We wanted to make sure we were telling the story in the right way.” “We're very careful in how designs are used,” said Diane Bird, archivist for the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Laboratory of Anthropology. “They're very ...
The Banning High School senior took an interest in cultural anthropology at an early age. Yet 19 years ago her mother didn't think communication with others would ever be her daughter's strong suit. She was born with a bilateral cleft palate and Pierre Robin anomaly. Her chin was too far back and her ...
UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, a renowned Latin America scholar, has been awarded a prestigious Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences. Stephen is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences as well as a member of the graduate faculty in ethnic studies. She is also a ...
This is like the opposite of visiting the Ark Park, where human history is presented as some deranged way of profiting off of religious followers. No, during this public lecture, faculty and graduate students will discuss their work and opportunities to study archeology and anthropology. This will take you from the Portland ...
ST. ANDREWS, Fla. - This spring break, Native Spirit Museum and Gallery is hosting Anthropology Week- From Pleistocene to Present. Come to learn about everything Anthropology and Archeology of the area, and the difference between the two. The events are free for everyone and geared towards the ...
Bob Brunswig, a professor emeritus and research fellow in University of Northern Colorado's anthropology program, will present "Colorado's Ice Age Giants: Mammoths and the Story of Dent" from noon to 1 p.m. March 22 in the community room of the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St. The presentation is ...
UC Berkeley anthropology professor Saba Mahmood, a scholar of modern Egypt, died on March 10 of pancreatic cancer. A sociocultural anthropologist, Mahmood joined the Berkeley faculty in 2004. She was affiliated with the campus's Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Program in Critical Theory and ...
Michelle Escasa-Dorne, a professor of anthropology, recently returned from the Philippines, where she furthered her understanding of how women live on opposite sides of the world. Escasa-Dorne is conducting research on how culture and reproductive tendencies affect an individual's aging process.
Notre Dame professor Mark Schurr talks about the Collier Lodge dig during the Porter County Soil & Water Conservation District's annual meeting Thursday night at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Valparaiso. Because the land at that site was never plowed, he said, layers of earth were sealed, ...
In a 200-year-old building in the center of Copenhagen, overlooking the Rosenberg Castle, a group of anthropologists, sociologists, and experts in other human sciences stand around a large, white table to discuss the deepest anxieties of the world's best-known companies. The young, distinctly ...
There, she met her Ph.D. adviser and decided to pursue her doctorate in anthropology at Stony Brook University in New York. Salmi came to the UGA in 2013 and continued her research working through the Mondika Research Center. In the past, Salmi focused on the vocal communication of western ...
This is the home of City College anthropology professor Michael Grofe. You walk into another room, only to discover it is now turned into a library. As you look up, you see a beautifully finished copper ceiling. Very Zen, complete with Asian furniture, a Japanese screen, a giant Buddha and several plants.
The Ithaca College Student Anthropology Society hosted John Gurche, renowned paleo-artist, for its first annual celebration of World Anthropology Day Feb. 15. Gurche discussed his work on reconstructing hominids and dinosaurs by using discovered bones and his scientific knowledge of the both species ...
On multiple levels, Collin Gillenwater is a living response to the question: What can you do with an anthropology degree? Having earned a master's degree in historical archeology, Gillenwater spent six years excavating architecture, surveying ancient settlements and researching colonial history in Mexico ...
East Carolina University's Department of Anthropology marked World Anthropology Day with the event “Anthropology After Dark,” which invited ECU students and Greenville community members to tour the department and learn more about its work. The event, held Thursday in the Flanagan Building, ...
Archaeologists are seeing the Maya culture in a whole new light thanks to an emerging technology that has identified countless new buildings that had been hidden for centuries. It's called LiDAR, and it digitally removes the tree canopy from aerial images of the ruins. It has exposed thousands of former ...
The term digital anthropology sounds like a contradiction in terms. What could a discipline that typically depends upon months of patient, qualitative observation, and which was devised for the study of small scale societies, contribute to understanding the extraordinary dynamism of our digital lives?
How to Think Like an Anthropologist is intended for a "a wider audience, a wider public" to anthropology, to quote Engelke in his acknowledgments section. Doing this — informing and perhaps occasionally startling readers who aren't themselves anthropologists — is a profoundly important goal. Engelke ...
Mona Bhan, associate professor of sociology and anthropology at DePauw University, is the co-author of Climate Without Nature: A Critical Anthropology of the Anthropocene. The book, a collaboration with Andrew M. Bauer, assistant professor of anthropology at Stanford University, Read more at ...
James Fancher, Texas State alumnus, won the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Outstanding Master's Thesis Award for his work in forensic anthropology. Francher also won the 2017–2018 Graduate College Outstanding Master's Thesis Award in the Life Sciences from Texas State. Fancher ...
At Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, faculty in the Department of Anthropology within the College of Arts and Sciences emphasize the development of knowledge and respect for cultural diversity of humankind. For Corey Ragsdale, PhD, assistant professor of anthropology, looking into the lives of ...
I am going to make another point about racetrack management initiating the “partner” goal, so read closely track administrators. For this presentation, however, I want to steer clear from the pari-mutuels and casino businesses and support the importance of the measure from an entirely different perspective.
"Forensic anthropology was not well developed in the early 20th century," the paper states. "There are many examples of erroneous assessments by anthropologists of the period. We can agree that Hoodless may have done as well as most analysts of the time could have done, but this does not mean his ...
“They knew of the work I had been doing in different parts of the world, and they thought that drone capability would be a great asset to the project,” said Carroll, a Registered Professional Archaeologist, FAA-licensed drone pilot and assistant professor in OU's Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social ...
James Fancher, Texas State alumnus, won the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Outstanding Master's Thesis Award for his work in forensic anthropology. Francher also won the 2017–2018 Graduate College Outstanding Master's Thesis Award in the Life Sciences from Texas State. Fancher ...
Linda Spurlock is a professor in the department of Anthropology on the weekdays, but in her down time, she does work that takes her mind out of textbooks and into the medical examiner's office. Spurlock is a consultant for the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office as a biological anthropologist and ...
Linda Spurlock is a professor in the department of Anthropology on the weekdays, but in her down time, she does work that takes her mind out of textbooks and into the medical examiner's office. Spurlock is a consultant for the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office as a biological anthropologist and ...
Robert Priest, professor of anthropology, introduced Howell to the audience. Among the audience was a visiting assistant sociologist professor from IWU, Kersten Priest, as well as Dwight Baker, an anthropologist who taught at William Carey University and formerly served as the editor of the International ...
On this incensario, or urn, a god emerges from the jaws of a fanged creature. Fish barbels at the corners of his mouth indicate that he's surfaced from the watery underworld. His filed teeth form a T-shape — the Maya sign for “wind” and “breath.” Denver Museum of Nature and Science ...


 

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