SoA Undergrads, UROC!

Congratulations to Francisca Morales, Knox Corbett, Destiny Timmons, and Genesis Grijalva! The four School of Anthropology students recently presented at the University of Arizona Graduate College’s 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium. Held August 8 in the Student Union Memorial Center’s North Ballroom, UROC brings together more than 180 undergraduates from universities in the U.S. and Latin America... Read more

More Exciting News from Mt. Lykaion

We’ve reported recently on the news from the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project in Greece, of which David Gilman Romano (Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology) and Mary Voyatzis (Professor of Anthropology) are co-directors.... Read more

Reineke and Colibrí in the News Again

Spring 2016 SoA Ph.D. Robin Reineke, co-founder of Colibrí Center for Human Rights, is featured in this August 8 Arizona Daily Star article. Three years of fund raising and building contacts will now allow Colibrí to create a DNA database to help identify the remains of more than 900 border crossers who died in... Read more

Joint SoA–ASW Field School in Silver City News

The joint SoA and Archaeology Southwest 2016 Upper Gila Preservation Archaeology Field School in southwest New Mexico is the subject of a Silver City Daily Press story from August 6. Read it now to learn about the site and interesting finds from this year’s work. Spring 2016 Ph.D. graduate Lewis Borck of Archaeology Southwest is on the... Read more

Parezo to Present at Old Pueblo Archaeology Event

Professor of Anthropology Nancy Parezo will present “A Boot in the Door: Pioneer Women Archaeologists of Arizona” at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner on September 15. The presentation is cosponsored by Arizona Humanities and will take place at El Molinito Mexican Restaurant, 10180 N. Oracle Road, 6:... Read more

Annual ASM Open House September 9

The Arizona State Museum, our campus neighbor to the north, will hold their annual open house for students and faculty on Friday, Sept 9, 2016, 3:00–5:00 PM. This is your opportunity to meet curators, visit labs, tour collection areas, learn about internship possibilities, and more. And if that isn’t enough, there will be free food, free student memberships, and free give aways! ... Read more

Kennedy Film Part of Canadian Festival

The Wounaan trilogy co-directed by Liz Kennedy (Professor Emerita in Gender and Women’s Studies and Professor, Anthropology) and Perry Kennedy is being streamed 24/7, August 3–12, as part of the Montreal first peoples film and video Festival, Présence Autochtone. The films were shot in the 1960s, edited in the 1970s, and migrated to DVD in the last four years.... Read more

SoA Goes to the Olympics!

Check it out! The School of Anthropology’s own David Gilman Romano is featured in an August 3 TIME article about the ancient Olympics. Dr. Romano, Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology, explains the main reason behind the games and the usefulness of olive oil in wrestling.... Read more

BARA Student Joins Long-Standing Collaborative Research Efforts

In June, graduate student Evelyn Pickering joined the Southern Paiute Consortium (SPC) on the annual monitoring study of the Colorado River for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program. The SPC was founded in 1993 by the Kaibab Band of Paiute... Read more

New Book from Alumnus Gallaga

Emiliano Gallaga (Ph.D. Arizona, 2006) is co-editor, with Marc G. Blainey, of a new book from University Press of Colorado. Manufactured Light: Mirrors in the Mesoamerican Realm presents the most recent research on the pre-Hispanic iron ore mirrors of Mesoamerica, from their significance to the technologies used... Read more