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Anthro Undergrads Rock Magellan Scholarships

Wow! Twenty-one out of this year’s 76 Magellan Scholarship recipients are SoA undergraduate students! One-hundred eleven students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences applied for the Magellan, and Anthro students are the largest group of majors to receive the awards this year.

Congratulations to these 2017–2018 Magellan Circle Scholars from the SoA:
•    Madison Bigham
•    Leila Castro
•    Gloria Chavez
•    Manuel Colores
•    Emma Eddy... Read more

Schiffer Pottery Sale Thursday, December 7

Be sure to stop by Room 125 (the Laboratory for Traditional Technology) thisThursday, December 7, 2017. This is a great opportunity to purchase a piece of pottery by Michael Schiffer, Riecker Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, and support archaeology graduate students. The sale takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; all... Read more

AAHS Research Slam December 18

The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society invites you to participate in the AAHS Research Slam, which will take place at the December 18 holiday party this year. This is a great way to get comfortable with a three-minute presentation ahead of UA’s Grad Slam. It’s also a great way to share your research with a group outside of the SoA, and there will be free food and drink!

All the money raised goes directly to the AAHS Research Fund. Five of the fifteen research and travel... Read more

Recent Publications: An Intro and an Essay from Hedlund

Retired Arizona State Museum curator of ethnology and Professor of Anthropology Ann Lane Hedlund’s essay about internationally acclaimed tapestry weaver Ibolya Hegyi (1953–2016) has been published in an illustrated bilingual volume, Szövott Idök/Woven TImes: Ibolya Hegyi (2017, Keresztény Múseum, Ildiko Dobranyi Foundation, Budapest, Hungary). From 2003 to 2008, Hedlund served as a member of Hegyi’s doctoral... Read more

Upcoming Events, 12/1/2017 Edition

•    December 5, 6:00 p.m.: Archaeology Southwest’s Archaeology Cafe: Steve Lekson, “Mimbres: History and Politics, Then and Now.” The Loft Cinema (3233 E. Speedway Blvd.). More information
•    December 7, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.: Pottery Sale of Dr. Michael B. Schiffer’s Work. Haury 125.... Read more

Night at the Amerind Museum, Saturday, December 9, Featuring Dr. Todd Pitezel

The Amerind Foundation is delighted to welcome Arizona State Museum’s Associate Curator of Archaeology, Dr. Todd Pitezel (Ph.D. Arizona, 2011) during our event “Night at the Amerind Museum” on December 9, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Dr. Pitezel will address the history and ongoing research significance of the archaeological site Paquimé in Chihuahua, Mexico. The event is open to the public and tickets may be purchased at... Read more

Pitezel to Speak at Night at the Amerind Museum, Saturday, December 9

The Amerind Foundation is delighted to welcome Arizona State Museum’s Associate Curator of Archaeology, Dr. Todd Pitezel (Ph.D. Arizona, 2011) during our event “Night at the Amerind Museum” on December 9, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Dr. Pitezel will address the history and ongoing research significance of the archaeological site... Read more

Inomata Presents in Japan

SoA Professor, Takeshi Inomata, was an invited speaker at a conference, “Rupture or transformation of Maya kingship? From Classic to Postclassic times,” along with SoA alumnus, Kenichiro Tsukamoto (University of California Riverside; Ph.D. Arizona, 2014). The conference was held at the Kyoto University... Read more

Warren Ballpark Update: Schon on Phoenix News Broadcasts

We have an update to our piece from November 3 about Associate Professor Robert Schon’s current project at Bisbee’s Warren Ballpark! A story by Bridget Dowd of Cronkite News aired on AZPBS in Phoenix;... Read more

Multiple Honors for Soren

We announced a few weeks ago that a new olive from Italy has been named for Regents’ Professor David Soren. UANews has picked up the story, and you can read Alexis Blue’s article here... Read more

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