Next weekend will be filled with the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, so get ready! There’s still time to sign up for next Saturday’s tour of Tumamoc Hill with Professors Emeriti Suzanne Fish and Paul Fish. “Local Foods from Tucson's Past” begins at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 25, on the Arizona State Museum lawn. Read... Read more

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Affiliated SOA Assistant Professor Nathaniel Smith (East Asian Studies) spoke on Wednesday, March 4 at a symposium convened by the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. The symposium, “Waiting for the Rising Sun: Japanese New Nationalism and Beyond,” focused on... Read more

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University of Arizona Anthropology’s Centennial celebrations continue next Friday, February 27, 10:00 AM–12:00 PM, with tours of several laboratories in the Haury Anthropology building: the Archaeological Mapping Laboratory, the Laboratory for Traditional Technology, and the Microscopy Laboratory. In addition, the... Read more

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Watch this space for Summer Course flyers! Over the coming weeks, the Digest will provide links to flyers for SoA course offerings for summer session, 2015 edition. We now have courses in the summer session line-up:

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University of Arizona Anthropology’s Centennial celebrations continue today from 2:00–4:00 PM with the panel “From Dispersal to Diaspora: 50,000 Years of Mobility around the Mediterranean,” featuring SoA Professors Steve Kuhn, Mary Stiner, Mary Voyatzis, and David Gilman Romano;... Read more

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The eighth Sandrizona collaborative conference organized by linguistic anthropology graduate students at both the University of Arizona and the University of California, San Diego was convened at the UA on the weekend of February 14 and 15, 2015. Sandrizona is an event intended to provide students with the opportunity to receive productive and thorough feedback on their work while developing their professional networks and driving innovations in the field of linguistic anthropology. Founded... Read more

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School of Anthropology Professors Daniela Triadan and Takeshi Inomata gave the prestigious Gordon R. Willey lecture at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University on February 19. The lecture was recorded and can soon be viewed at here.

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In early February, Affiliated Associate Professor Hai Ren delivered a public lecture titled “Cinema, Aesthetics, and Industrial Disappearance in China” at the University of Alaska in Anchorage. The lecture focuses on how cinema responds to the changes of the Chinese economy from a manufacture-based model to a creativity-based model. The... Read more

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Professors David Gilman Romano and Mary E.Voyatzis, Co-Directors of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project of the University of Arizona, have recently received from the Excavation and Survey Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, a new five-year permit for... Read more

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Please come help make the citrus northeast of the Haury building on the UA main campus not go to waste!

Time: Monday, March 3, 2015, 1:00–3:00 PM.

Ishkashitaa refugees and the UA Linking Edible Arizona Forests (LEAF) project will demonstrate best harvesting practices on the calamondin trees south of the Women’s Plaza. We will also be handing out educational materials and recipes on how calamondin and other plants can be used. We want you to help us harvest! Our harvest will be... Read more

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