Author: Johan Jarl

Rebecca Kraus Finishes BA Thesis

Congratulations to graduating senior Rebecca Kraus who recently completed her Anthropology honors thesis (advisor: Christian Tryon, left) “Obsidian and Ostrich Eggshell: An Archaeological Study of Social Technologies from Mumba Rockshelter, Tanzania during the Upper Pleistocene and Holocene” and will begin her research towards a Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in the […]

Urvi Kaul Receives NSF Fellowship

We are delighted to announce that graduate student Uriv Kaul (far left) has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship! Urvi, a student of Deborah Bolnick’s, will focus on ” contemporary human population genetics and exploring the impact of politics on human population structures” in her dissertation research. Congratulations to Urvi!

Sarah Willen and Colleagues awarded NSF Grant

Congratulations to Sarah Willen and her colleagues at Brown University on being awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to address the impact of COVID-19 on first-generation college students and their families in the U.S. as part of their impactful Pandemic Journaling Project. The new study is led by Dr. Katherine A. Mason (Brown University) […]

New Book

Hot off the presses, a new book co-edited by Françoise Dussart. Contemporary Indigenous Cosmologies and Pragmatics. University of Alberta Press, 2022 Edited by Françoise Dussart and Sylvie Poirier In this timely collection, the authors examine Indigenous peoples’ negotiations with different cosmologies in a globalized world. Dussart and Poirier outline a sophisticated theory of change that […]

Exciting Courses On Offer

We have a host of exciting courses on offer for 2022, including some new ones; ANTH 3098 – The Archaeology of Resistance – explores how radical challenges to power structures are made through the perspectives, experiences, and material practices of activists, revolutionaries, and subaltern insurgent movements. Click here for more information. ANTH 3095 – Technology […]

New Classes on Offer

We have a few new classes on offer this upcoming semester. ANTH 3095 – Technology and Society: Archaeological Perspectives with Professor Christian Tryon, and ANTH 3098 – The Archaeology of Resistance with Professor Nathan Acebo. Check out the attached fliers for more information! Technology_Society_Flyer_Spring_2022 Flyer ANTH3098 Arch and resist