In the Media: Ugalde in Documentary about Atacama Desert

Paula Ugalde, SoA Ph.D. Student, is featured in a Chilean documentary about the availability and use of water in the Atacama Desert throughout 13,000 years of human history. The documentary, which was funded by the Explora program from Conicyt, has been premiered in several cities of northern Chile, and it will be presented in Santiago,... Read more

Recent Publications: “Roof of the World” Colonized 40-30,000 years ago

School of Anthropology Regents’ Professor Emeritus John W. Olsen and doctoral alumnus Gao Xing (Ph.D. 2000) are co-authors of an article published on November 30 in Science titled “The earliest human occupation of the high-altitude... Read more

Recent Publications: Op-Ed from Carney on The Hill

Assistant Professor Megan Carney contributed an opinion piece to The Hill that was published on November 22. Read “At Thanksgiving, Trump’s public charge policy threatens food security” here. Dr... Read more

Recent Publications: Alum, Grad Student Contribute to AAA Blog

Alumnus Lewis Borck (Ph.D. 2016) and grad student Ashleigh Thompson (photo, left) have co-written a piece for the American Anthropological Association Blog. Titled “The Miseducation of the... Read more

Recent Publications: Affiliate Douglass on Turkeys; Interview about Edited Volume

SoA affiliate John G. Douglass recently published on the University Press of Colorado blog an essay on Thanksgiving turkeys and their connections to the past... Read more

Faculty Presentations: Mt. Lykaion Team Presents in Finland, Greece, U.S.

Mary E. Voyatzis, Professor of Anthropology and Classics, delivered the Eleventh Johannes Sundwall Lecture at the Finnish Institute at Athens, Greece, on December 4 (see photo). Her title was “A Tale of Two Arcadian Sanctuaries: Comparing Zeus on Mt Lykaion with Athena Alea at Tegea.” Dr... Read more

Alumni News: New Publications from Gallaga

Dr. Emiliano Gallaga Murrieta (Ph.D. Arizona, 2006) announces two new publications. First is the book Chiapa de Corzo, which is about the site of the same name. In the collective imagination, when we talk about the state of Chiapas and its pre-Hispanic past, the first thing that comes to mind are the... Read more

SoA Hosts Snack Break on Wednesday, December 5

Please join us for the School of Anthropology End-of-Semester Coffee and Snack Break!

Whether its caffeine and sugar or carbs and more carbs (also fruit) that will help you rest your mind and reduce your stress, we have what you need to recharge and get through the end of this semester. Stop by Haury 212 on Wednesday, December 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to grab a bite and run or sit awhile and deep breathe or chat. We hope to see you there! (Digest date: 11/30/2018)

BARA Team Organizes Conference in Nogales, Sonora

On Saturday, November 10, the BARA Nogales, Sonora small scale solar internship group participated in a conference co-convened with our community partners from Universidad Tecnológica de Nogales and Instituto Tecnológico de Nogales. The BARA team, which included Leslie Pilla, Leila Castro, ... Read more

Hasaki Awarded Prestigious Fellowships in Washington, DC

Eleni Hasaki, Associate Professor, is currently a Fellow in Hellenic Studies at Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. She and Diane Cline (George Washington University) were awarded a collaborative fellowship to employ Social Network... Read more