Recent Publications: Pearson and Kuniholm Help Shed New Light on Venice Origins

Assistant Professor Charlotte Pearson and Professor Peter Kuniholm contributed to an article by Albert Ammerman et al. on the origins of Venice that appeared in the December 2017 issue of Antiquity, with a follow-up note in Nature on December 15, 2017. “Beneath the Basilica of San Marco: new light on the origins of Venice” uses... Read more

Recent Publications: Jonna Yarrington in Economic Anthropology

An article by doctoral candidate Jonna Yarrington has just been published in Economic Anthropology (vol. 5, no. 1). The article, “Sucre indigène and sucre colonial: Reconsidering the splitting of the French national sugar market, 1800-1860,” examines the competition between French beet sugar industry and French Caribbean cane sugar, and “argues that reconsidering the sugar question provides evidence for a shift in the political–economic concept of colony.”... Read more

Recent Publications: Ismael Sánchez-Morales on Clovis Tools

The January issue of PaleoAmerica: A Journal of Early Human Migration and Dispersal features an article by Ph.D. candidate Ismael Sánchez-Morales  (pictured) entitled “The Clovis Lithic Assemblage from El Fin del Mundo, Sonora, Mexico: Evidence of Upland Campsite Localities.” The paper presents a summarized description of the Clovis stone tools from El Fin del Mundo... Read more

Recent Publications: Osborn Article in Language & Communication

Dana Osborne (Ph.D. Arizona, 2015) is the author of a new article in Language & Communication. Read ““Ay, nosebleed!”: Negotiating the place of English in contemporary Philippine linguistic life” here.

Recent Publications: (Electronic) Volume Edited by Olsen Now Available

The electronic version of The Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology (Springer, 2017) is now available on-line at Co-edited by School of Anthropology Regents’ Professor Emeritus John Olsen, the Handbook is the culmination of nearly eight years of effort, coordinating dozens of contributors from all over the region, totaling 42... Read more

Mt. Lykaion: Cover Story, Student Funding, More

The cover story for Archaeology Magazine, January/February 2018, is an article on the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, “A View from the Birthplace of Zeus.” The project is a collaboration between the University of Arizona and the Arcadian Ephorate of Antiquities and is run under the auspices of the American School of Classical Studies at... Read more

Recent Publications: Borck Is Guest Editor for Special Issue of KIVA

Lewis Borck (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) is the guest editor for the upcoming special issue of KIVA entitled “Gallina Research in the 21st Century.” He is also the sole/primary author for two articles within the issue. One is a brief discussion that challenges the idea of cultural marginality in the Southwest and the other, with Erik Simpson (Salmon Ruins), is a historically and theoretically informed evaluation exploring the emergence of a Gallina identity of resistance... 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

Recent Publications: New Book Co-edited by Holliday

Professor Vance Holliday and co-editors Eileen Johnson and Ruthann Knudson just published Plainview: The Enigmatic Paleoindian Artifact Style of the Great Plains (University of Utah Press). The volume evolved out of a symposium at the 2011 Plains Anthropological Conference held here in Tucson (Professor María Nieves Zedeño chaired that Plains Conference). Several chapter authors have UA affiliations besides Vance: Matthew E. Hill (... Read more

Recent Publications: Two New Books by Park and Greenberg

Thomas Park, Associate Professor, and James Greenberg, Professor, are co-authors of two new volumes from publisher Rowman & Littlefield. In the first book, The Roots of Western Finance: Power, Ethics, and Social Capital in the Ancient World, the authors “take an anthropological approach to credit and suggest that financial activities occur in a complex milieu in which specific parties, with particular motives, achieve their goals using a form of... Read more