High Honor for Cash Cash Co-Authored Volume

Congratulations to Phillip Cash Cash, Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology and Linguistics! Last week Honoring Nations, a national awards program, recongnized six exemplary tribal programs for outstanding excellence in governance at the National Congress for American Indians’ (NCAI) 73rd Convention in Phoenix.... Read more

Recent Publications: SoA Dominates Two Journals!

In the current issues of two flagship journals, American Antiquity and Current Anthropology, six of sixteen articles (almost 40%) are written by SoA Ph.D. alumni, current Ph.D. students,... Read more

Mimi Nichter Serves on Task Force to Formulate UA E-Cig Policy

Dr. Mimi Nichter was a member of the E-Cigarette Taskforce that was convened last year to review relevant literature on e-cigarettes to determine whether the University should move toward including electronic cigarettes on the list of tobacco and nicotine-containing products that are banned on campus. Based on the Task Force... Read more

Mark Nichter, Micah Boyer Receive Wound Care Grant

Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter and his colleagues from Benin have received a $800,000 grant from the Optimus and Anesvad Foundations to carry out an innovative clinic and community-based wound care project in Benin and Côte d'Ivoire that could potentially serve as a an exemplar for the rest of Africa. Ph.D. candidate Micah Boyer will also play an important role in guiding ethnographic research on how wounds are currently being treated and what community... Read more

Raichlen in Popular Media

Associate Professor David Raichlen is quoted in a recent article from Shape Magazine about the role of endocannabinoids in post-exercise euphoria. See “5 Tricks to Hack Your Exercise High for the Longest and Best Buzz Ever.”

Upcoming Events—October 21 Update

•    October 26: ASM Lecture Series presents Vernelda Grant, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, San Carlos Apache Tribe lecturing on Intertribal International Repatriation. This is part of Arizona State Museum’s Indigenous Perspectives on Cultural Property Lecture Series. It is free and open to all. Chavez 111, 6:00 p.m.
•    October 27: SoA Lecture Series presents Luminita-Anda Mandache, Dozier Award Recipient, “Terms and conditions... Read more

Craft Apprenticeship: Hasaki Presents at CARC in Oxford

Eleni Hasaki (Associate Professor of Anthropology and Classics) presented a paper on Craft Apprenticeships and Multi-Craft Competencies in Classical Antiquity in a workshop titled “The Maker's Share in Ancient Greek Art” at Oxford University (see... Read more

Buruli Ulcer and Tobacco Cessation: Nichter Lectures in Tennessee

As part of the Department of Anthropology Visiting Lecture Series at the University of Tennessee, Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter gave two public lectures. He presented “Creating a Buruli ulcer community of practice in Bankim, Cameroon as a model for community outreach in Africa” on Monday afternoon, October 10; and “Building capacity... Read more

Tucson Meet Yourself: 43 Years and Counting...

Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival has been celebrating the intersections of food and culture since its inception 43 years ago. This year it adds a special stadium—complete with bleachers—to showcase those connections front and center.

The City of Gastronomy Kitchen Stadium and Exhibit will highlight Tucson’s recent... Read more

Stiner Interview Airs on AZPM

Regents’ Professor Mary Stiner was featured on an Arizona Public Media radio interview on Friday, October 7. The interview with Leslie Tolbert, “The Emergence of a Modern Division of Labor in Hunter-Gatherer Societies of the Upper Paleolithic,” aired during Science Friday with Ira Flatow, on 89.1FM and 1550AM.... Read more