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Upcoming Events—February 17, 2017 Update

•    February 17: Ethnographic Audio & Video Workshop, led by Dr. Ashley Stinnett, 1:00–5:00 p.m., Haury Building, room TBA. More information
•    February 18: Memorial Service for Thérèse de Vet. 12:00 p.m., Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Followed from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. by a reception in the Wilson Room.... Read more

Alumn Ballenger Speaks at AAS Meeting

Jesse Ballenger (Ph.D. Arizona, 2010) spoke on “Mammoth Hunters, Water Tables, and the Demise of the Murray Springs National Historic Landmark as a Record of Human Colonization, Climate Change, and Extinctions in the American Southwest” at a meeting of the Desert Foothills Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society. The lecture took place on February 8.... Read more

Pike Receives UA Foundation Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Ivy Pike, who was awarded the University of Arizona Foundation Leicester and Kathryn Sherrill Creative Teaching Award! This award recognizes excellence in the art of teaching at all levels with a particular focus on undergraduate teaching. In addition to a monetary award, the... Read more

SAA Award for Kuhn

Congratulations to Professor Steven Kuhn, who has been chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Society for American Archaeology’s Excellence in Archaeological Analysis Award. The award will be bestowed at the Annual SAA Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 31, in Vancouver.

SoA Mourns Passing of De Vet

School of Anthropology faculty member Thérèse de Vet was born in Leiden in 1946 to Sophia Louisa Jacoba Koch, a French teacher, and, Huibert Arnoldus de Vet, a talented artist and forger, both active in the resistance to the Nazis. Thérèse’s education stretched from Leiden to Paris to Southern California. She studied literature at the... Read more

Celebrate World Anthropology Day with SoA Scavenger Hunt!

For the second year, the SoA will mark World Anthropology Day with a Scavenger Hunt. This year we team with the Anthropology Department of Pima Community College. This is your chance to win a $100 Gift Certificate to the UA Bookstore. Check... Read more

Save the Date! Sabbagh Lecture; Sandrizona; Tucson Festival of Books

Mark your calendars! Thursday, February 23, 2017 is the date for the 25th Annual Sabbagh Lecture, once again presented through the generosity of Drs. Entisar (Vivi; Ph.D. Arizona 1992) and Adib Sabbagh. This year Dr. Orit Bashkin, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History in the Department of Near Eastern Languages... Read more

SoA in the Media, 2/10/2017 Edition

Sheridan on Buckmaster
Professor of Anthropolgoy Thomas Sheridan (left) will be talking with Bill Buckmaster on his show on radio station KVOI next Tuesday, February 14, from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m., about Arizona history and Arizona in the 21st century.

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Recent Publications: SoA in American Antiquity

Matthew J. Rowe, Lecturer (left), is co-author of an American Antiquity article that just went live in February. “Bacheeishdíio (Place Where Men Pack Meat),” reports findings from a community-based archaeology project with the Crow Tribe in southeast Montana. Read... Read more

Upcoming Events—February 10, 2017 Update

•    February 13–19: Celebrate World Anthropology Day all week long! Participate in the Scavenger Hunt!
•    February 13: The Poetics of Mizrahi Identity: Poetry Reading and Talk by Arabic–Jewish writer and filmmaker Sami Shalom Chetrit. Jewish... Read more

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