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Summer Session Flyers—Summer 2021

Watch this space for Summer Course flyers! Over the coming weeks, we'll provide links to flyers for SoA course offerings for summer session, 2021 edition. We have informational flyers for eight courses so far:

5-Week Session I

ANTH 160A1, World Archaeology. Instructor: Lindsay Montgomery
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Two Wenner-Grens Announced

The School of Anthropology is proud to present the latest SoA Wenner-Gren recipients, Ashleigh Thompson and Paula Ugalde. Hearty congratulations to both! Here’s a look at their projects.

With the Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, Ashleigh Thompson (left) can begin fieldwork for her... Read more

IDRF Fellowship for Kaya

Graduate student Ziya Kaya has been awarded the Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship (SSRC-IDRF). Ziya will use this award to conduct his dissertation research, tentatively titled “Digital Data Farming: Technology, Tradition, and the Remaking of Livelihoods in Turkish Agriculture,” in 2022 under the... Read more

2021 P.E.O. Scholars Announced

The School of Anthropology is pleased to congratulate two new P.E.O. Scholar Award recipients this year! Rachel RosenbaumKelsey Hanson, and Sarah Renkert (pictured left to right) are three members of a cohort of 100 doctoral students in the U. S. and Canada selected to receive a Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood in 2021. The P.E.O. Scholar... Read more

Upcoming Talk: Rosenbaum to Speak at NYU Series

Grad student Rachel Rosenbaum will speak as one of seven panelists in a New York University event called “Digital Forays: Lightning Talks from Junior Scholars.” Her talk is titled “Regenerate Hub: Building cross-sector connectivity between crises and collaboration.” Learn more about the April 29 event at ... Read more

In the Media: Research on Methods for Dating Petroglyphs

Kirk Astroth (M.A. 2020) was recently the featured scholar on The Rock Art Podcast, where he spoke about his master’s research about measuring varnish on petroglyphs as a proxy for antiquity. Listen at ... Read more

Raising Scholarship Money in Honor of Eric Henderson ('85)

An Arizona Gives fundraising campaign established in honor of the late Dr. Eric Henderson (Ph.D. UArizona 1985) has exceeded its stated goal by more than half. The “Taking Flight in Memory of Dr. Eric B. Henderson“ fundraiser set out to raise $10,000 for the endowed Taking Flight Scholarship at Northland Pioneer College in . As of Thursday, April 15, 2021, $17,... Read more

Recent Publications: Horschler and MacLean Publish in Cognition

Ph.D. candidate Daniel Horschler (left) and Assistant Professor Evan MacLean (right) recently published an article in Cognition about how non-human primates understand others’ states of knowledge. The full-text of “How do non-human primates represent others’ awareness of where objects are hidden?” is available here. (Anthro News Digest date: 04... Read more

Recent Publications: Horschler Is Co-Author on Swimming Macaques Article in Behaviour

Ph.D. candidate Daniel Horschler is a co-author on a recently published article in Behaviour about how aquatic play among juvenile monkeys may inform questions about social-cognitive development and the evolution of play behavior. Read the full-text of “... Read more

Recent Publications: Carney Volume Out in May

The latest book from Assistant Professor Megan CarneyIsland of Hope: Migration and Solidarity in the Mediterranean (University of California Press, 2021), is scheduled for release on May 25, 2021. Drawn from Dr. Carney’s research in Sicily between... Read more