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New Publications on Slang and Ethnographic Discourse Analysis by Jen Roth-Gordon

Associate Professor Jen Roth-Gordon has contributed an entry to the The International Encyclopedia of Linguistic Anthropology titled “Linguistic Creativity: Slang.” She also happily reports that her chapter “Situating Discourse in Ethnographic and Sociopolitical Context” finally came out in The Cambridge Handbook of... Read more

Recent Publications: Hasaki Coedits Volume: Archaeology and Economy in the Ancient World

Eleni Hasaki (Associate Professor Anthropology/Classics) coedited a volume with Martin Bentz (University of Bonn, Germany) titled ... Read more

Recent Publications: Alumni, Emeritus Publish in PNAS

The new PNAS article “Native American Fire Management at an Ancient Wildland-Urban Interface in the Southwest United States” (PNAS 118(4):1–11) includes among its authors several with SoA ties: Christopher Roos and John Welch earned their Ph.D. degrees at UA, Matthew Liebmann attended the UA Archaeological Field School at Pinedale, and T.J. Ferguson is an SoA Professor Emeritus. The article is free for downloading at the... Read more

Recent Publications: “Valleys of Fire: Historical Fire Regimes” Published in Landscape Ecology

This week a large study was published about the fire history of Valles Caldera, New Mexico. Findings include how fire regimes were impacted over time by changing human land use. Among the authors is SoA graduate student ... Read more

Recent Publications: Zanotto Is American Antiquity Co-Author

First year Ph.D. student Hannah Zanotto is a co-author on a recent publication in American Antiquity titled “Measuring Hohokam Household Inequality with Construction Costs of Domestic Architecture at Pueblo Grande.” ... Read more

Recent Publications: Kaiser Publishes in Kentro

Luke Kaiser, Ph.D. candidate in the Mediterranean Archaeology concentration, has recently published an article about his 2020 pandemic fieldwork experiences in Crete in KENTRO: the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center of East Crete Volume 23. In “Plugging Away During the Pandemic: Studies on Prepalatial Mochlos” Luke discusses the... Read more

Recent Publications: BioEssays Article from Nichter and Colleagues

Regents’ Professor Emeritus Mark Nichter is a co-author of the new BioEssays article “Accounting for variation in and overuse of antibiotics in humans”: News Digest date: 01/15/2021)

Recent Publications: Jelinek Comments in JHE

The December issue of Journal of Human Evolution (Vol 149 1025750) includes the article “Comments on ‘Dating the Middle Paleolithic deposits of La Quina Amont (Charente, France) using luminescence methods’ [J. Hum. Evol. 109 (2017) 30-45]” by Professor Emeritus Arthur Jelinek. Read it here: News Digest date: 01/15/2021; Correction: 01... Read more

Recent Publications: Silverstein Publishes New Book

SoA faculty member Brian Silverstein has a new book out: The Social Lives of Numbers: Statistics, Reform and the Remaking of Rural Life in Turkey (Palgrave). The book examines the changing role of statistics in institutional reform in Turkey, and the unanticipated ways in which such changes transform livelihoods as... Read more

Recent Publications: New Publication from Mills

Regents’ professor Barbara Mills is a co-author on a new publication in the journal Social Networks. Former SoA postdoctoral researcher Matthew Peeples is also a co-author of “Assessing the Performance of the Bootstrap in Simulated Assemblage Networks” (Social Networks 65: 98–109). The article is already available online with free access available until February 17, 2021: ... Read more