CENTENNIAL UPDATE: 100th Anniversary Commemoration Just Around the Corner!

We hope you plan to attend the upcoming 100th Anniversary Commemoration on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 4:00–7:00 p.m.! Classes were held for the first time in the newly established University of Arizona Department of Archaeology on September 15, 1915. You are invited to join us to commemorate this important date with university, community, and elected dignitaries, as well... Read more

William Cotter Published in Journal of Sociolinguistics

The upcoming issue of the Journal of Sociolinguistics will feature an article by William Cotter, a second year student in the Joint Ph.D. program in Anthropology and Linguistics, coauthored with his colleague Uri Horesh. The article, titled “Social integration and dialect divergence in coastal Palestine,” investigates language... Read more

Students from BARA and SoA Attend Kaibab Paiute Powwow

Faculty members, student interns, research assistants and post-doctoral researchers from the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology and the School of Anthropology traveled north to attend the annual Kaibab Paiute Sounds of Thunder Mountain Powwow on August 15 and 16. Along with enjoying the dancing and drumming, the students, researchers, and faculty member Dr. Diane Austin helped prepare and serve the Saturday afternoon feast. The trip also included stops in Flagstaff... Read more

Two Publications from James Watson

Congratulations to Dr. James T. Watson, associate professor of anthropology and ASM associate curator of bioarchaeology, on two recent publications, one of which includes recent graduate Jessica I. Cerezo-Román (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014) as a collaborator.
Watson, James T., Jessica I. Cerezo-Román, Silvia I. Nava... Read more

Inomata, MacLellan, and Burham Publish in American Anthropologist

An American Anthropologist article by SoA Professor, Takeshi Inomata, and graduate students, Jessica MacLellan and Melissa Burham, “The Construction of Public and Domestic Spheres in the Preclassic Maya Lowlands,” is now online. The print version of the paper will appear in the September issue... Read more

Ferguson, Alumni Team for Advances in Archaeological Practice Article

Professor T.J. Ferguson, Stewart B. Koyiyumptewa (B.A. Arizona, 1999), and Maren P. Hopkins (B.A. Arizona, 2003; M.A. Arizona, 2012) published an article in Advances in Archaeological Practice titled “Co-Creation of Knowledge by the Hopi Tribe and Archaeologists” (Advances in Archaeological Practice 2015, 3(3): 249–262). This article examines how Hopi tribal members and archaeologists use their respective epistemologies to... Read more

Nicholas Reeves Article Posits Tomb Location

A new article by recent University Indian Ruins Residential Scholar Nicholas Reeves presents the hypothesis that the long-sought tomb of Nefertiti is actually hidden in plain sight. Find out more in this piece from The Economist. “The Burial of Nefertiti?” is published as Amarna Royal Tombs Project—Valley of the Kings... Read more

Mette Brogden Accepts Coordinator Position

After defending her Ph.D. dissertation, Mette Brogden (Mark Nichter, adviser) has accepted a position as the State Refugee Coordinator for the State of Wisconsin. Mette’s dissertation, “Refugee Odysseys: An Ethnography of Refugee Resettlement in the U.S. after 9-11,” is a vertical ethnography that looks at the perspectives of refugees, receiving communities, and governments (state, local, and federal) in their work on resettlement and integration of refugees... Read more

Borck and Bremer Guest Edit Archaeology Southwest Magazine

Lewis Borck (Ph.D. Candidate) and J. Michael Bremer (B.A. Arizona, 1978) were guest editors for the most recent issue of Archaeology Southwest Magazine, which focuses on current research on the Ancestral Pueblo Gallina Phase and is titled “Ordinary, Yet Distinct: The Allure of Gallina.”... Read more

Eaves, Nichter, and Ritenbaugh Publish in Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry

Recent Ph.D. graduate Emery Eaves (Spring 2015) is the lead author of a new article published on line by the journal Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry. Co-authors for the article are Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter and Professor of Anthropology (retired) Cheryl Ritenbaugh. Read the abstract for “Ways of Hoping: Navigating the Paradox of Hope and Despair in Chronic Pain”... Read more


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