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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Numbers are in, and the February Centennial events were an outstanding success! Eighty-four guests attended the invitation-only “Music and Meze” evening at... Read more

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This year, Interns from the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology will participate in Science City at the Tucson Festival of Books with an outreach booth that will highlight intern projects and environmental partnerships in Southern Arizona. Located in the Science of Everyday Life “neighborhood,” kids, families, and community members can come create and play with paper pulp while learning about how waste paper based fibrous concrete is used for building in Arizona and... Read more

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Undergraduate student engagement has been a core priority for Anthropology at the University of Arizona since its early days. Our Centennial Celebrations highlight this long tradition of student engagement with the scholarly community through internships, field schools, and study abroad programs. Some of the recent interns share their experiences in their own words. Here is the first of their stories:
Kirthana Srinivasan
Anthropology (Major) and Arabic (... Read more

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The Middle East and North Africa Graduate Student Organization at the University of Arizona (MENA) will hold its 15th Annual Southwest Graduate Conference, “Spatial and Temporal Imaginaries: Transcending Power, Identity, and Body,” Thursday, March 26 through Saturday, March 28. This year’s conference features a Keynote Address by Jasbir Puar, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at Rutgers University, titled “The ‘Right’ to Maim: Disablement, Gaza and Disaster Capitalism.” The... Read more

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