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News

Drexel Woodson Contributes to Edited Volume

Cambridge University Press has release the edited volume, "Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath of Empire." Drexel Woodson's contribution is entitled, "'Failed' states, societal 'collapse,' and ecological 'disaster':  a Haitian Lesson on Grand Theory." Patricia A. McAnany and Norman Yoffee edited the volume and some may recall that Norm Yoffee was a member of the UA Anthropology faculty from 1972 to 1994.

Questioning Collapse challenges... Read more

Mark Aldenderfer Appointed Dean at UC Merced

On September 16th UC Merced announced the appointment of Mark Aldenderfer as the new dean for the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. At the September 22nd faculty meeting Mark expressed his appreciation to the faculty for his time here at the UA School of Anthropology and stated that it was a tough decision.  We all wish him well at his new appointment.

Kacy Hollenback Receives Grant

Please, join Nieves Zedeno in congratulating Kacy Hollenback, who received an award in the amount of $14,959 from the Wenner-Gren Foundation.

Kacy's dissertation proposal is entitled "Disaster, Technology, and Community: Measuring Responses to Smallpox Epidemics in Historic Hidatsa Villages, North Dakota."

Kacy will examine ceramic assemblages dating to three pre-and post epidemic periods as a means to explain how generations of crafts-women and their communities... Read more

Kenichiro Tsukamoto Receives Hannah Scholarship

Congratulations to Kenichiro Tsukamoto who was selected by The Office of International Student Programs and Services (ISPS) to receive the Hannah Scholarship in the amount of $550. Every few years, this scholarship is awarded to an international student from Japan who demonstrates consistent excellence for an extended period of time at The University of Arizona. In addition to academic achievement, selection for this award is based on the diversity of students' backgrounds and majors... Read more

T. J. Ferguson and Robert Schon Receive Magellan Circle Grants

The Magellan Circle Grants Committee awarded T. J. Ferguson $298, in support of Ms. Susan Bruning’s presentation to the Law/Anthropology 595k seminar and a presentation at a Brown Bag talk and awarded $1,000 to Robert Schon in support of graduate research travel to Sicily during the summer of 2010.

BARA in the News

Congratulations to current and former BARA-ites for their articles in the current issue of American Anthropologist: Don Nelson, Colin West, Marcela Vasquez-Leon, and Tim Finan, in an "In Focus" section on "Global Change and Adaptation in Local Places."

Nieves Zedeno had also just published "Animating by Association: Index Objects and Relational Taxonomies" in the Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 19(3).

In addition to the former pieces by... Read more

Tom Sheridan Selected as an SBS Earl Carroll Fellow

Congratulations to Tom Sheridan for this recognition of his work. This is one of the highest honors that SBS can bestow on its faculty and the program allows SBS to support and reward innovative research and excellent teaching and service. He will receive a one-time stipend of $5,000 and a lifetime membership in the Magellan Circle which is made possible by the generosity of Magellan Circle member the Hon. Earl H. Carroll. Last year Mary Stiner received this award.

T. J. Ferguson and Robert Schon Receive Magellan Circle Grants

The Magellan Circle Grants Committee awarded T. J. Ferguson $298, in support of Ms. Susan Bruning’s presentation to the Law/Anthropology 595k seminar and a presentation at a Brown Bag talk and awarded $1,000 to Robert Schon in support of graduate research travel to Sicily during the summer of 2010.

Susan Lobo's Recent Book Does Well

"The Sweet Smell of Home: the life and art of Leonard F. Chana" co-edited by Susan Lobo who is a distinguished visiting scholar in American Indian Studies and 1977 Ph.D. in anthropology at the UofA has been #1 best seller at Antigone's book store during the week of September 24th and on their top ten list for a number of weeks.

Tad Park to Present at the NES/CMES Colloquium

On October 9th at 3:00 PM, Tad Park will talk on the "Credit and Hidden Interest in the Ancient Near East and Classic Mediterranean." The location is Marshall Bldg, room 490

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