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Kelsey Hanson to Present AAHS Lecture

On October 19 at 7:00 PM MST, Kelsey Hanson (current SoA Ph.D. candidate) will... Read more

Grad Students to Present during Carson Scholars Webinar Series

Two members of the 2020 cohort of University of Arizona Carson Scholars are School of Anthropology graduate students: Amanda Lee and Ziya Kaya. During the month of October the pair... Read more

Haury-Reid Interviews on YouTube

The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (AAHS) has made available on YouTube Emil Haury’s 1988 interview with J. Jefferson Reid. The three-part series features “Doc” Haury, who was the head (1937–1964)... Read more

In the Media: Duncan’s Blog Post a Sneak Preview of Dissertation

Soon-to-graduate Ph.D. candidate Austin Duncan has a new blog post out, published by Platypus, the blog... Read more

In the Media: Hasaki’s NEH Digital Humanities Grant

A few weeks ago we brought you the news that Eleni Hasaki, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Classics, has been awarded a NEH... Read more

Recent Publications: Roth-Gordon, Recent BAs Publish in IJSL

Associate Professor Jen Roth-Gordon and alumni Jessica Harris and Stephanie Zamora have a new article published in the International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Based on research Jessica and Stephanie conducted while they were undergrads in the School of Anthropology, the article is titled “Producing white comfort... Read more

Carney, Steig Part of CRFS–Dunbar Pavillion Project

Assistant Professor Megan Carney, director of the Center for Regional Food Studies, and School of Anthropology graduate student A.G. Steig are co-authors, together with Dunbar Pavillion executive director Debi Chess... Read more

Faculty Awards: AAHS Honors Odegaard

Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Odegaard, SoA professor and conservator and head of the ASM Preservation Division, on receiving the Victor R. Stoner Award from the Arizona... Read more

Voyatzis to Present Cotsen Institute Lecture

Professor Mary Voyatzis will present the lecture “Exploring Sacred Landscapes in the Mountains of Arcadia” on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PST. The lecture is a presentation of the... Read more

Thompson Obituary in Latest Anthropology News

The latest issue of Anthropology News includes an obituary for the late Professor Raymond H. Thompson, who served as head of what was then the Anthropology Department from 1964 to 1980. The tribute was written by former ASM director Beth Grindell. ... Read more