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Exploring Human Origins

The Smithsonian Institution, the American Library Association, and the Cottage Grove Public Library present: “Exploring Human Origins: What Does it Mean to be Human?” February 17 – March 15, 2016 For more information: Cottage Grove Public Library: 541-942-3828 ...

UAG – Undergraduate Anthropology Group

Attn Anthropology Majors and Minors: The much anticipated first meeting of The Undergraduate Anthropology Group (UAG) for the term will be next Monday, the 25th of January at 6pm in Condon 313. This meeting we will be watching clips from the 2010 film Cave of Forgotten Dreams by well-known German ...

Winter 2016 Syllabi

ANTH 145- Principles of Archaeology-Fitzpatrick ANTH 150– World Archaeology – Jew ANTH 162– Introduction to Medical Anthropology-Lewis ANTH 165 (Online)– Principles of Archaeology- Montague ANTH 173– Evolution of Human Sexuality- White ANTH 173 ...

Health Education & Juda Awards 2015-16

The Student Award committee (Kirstin Sterner, Lawrence Sugiyama) selected the following individuals for either the Health Education or Juda Awards. Please join us to congratulate their achievement. < Health Education Award > • Joshua Schrock,  Inflammation, low mood, and costly behavior ...
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The Archaeology of Pacific Herring

On January 15, Professor Madonna L. Moss will deliver a lecture, “The Archaeology of Pacific Herring,” as part of the Eugene Natural History Society lecture series. All lectures, which are free-of-charge, are held at 7:30 pm in room 100 Willamette Hall on the University of Oregon ...


Associate professor Josh Snodgrass, a rising star in biological anthropology, studies global health issues. He also regularly recruits undergraduates to work in his lab; in the Online Extras section of, watch a video interview in which Snodgrass describes his work in Siberia and ...

Ask the Paleontologist

What Skills can an Undergrad Gain in an Anthropology lab? Interview by Matt Cooper If you’ve ever watched the Fox series Bones, Stephen Frost has a spoiler alert for you: it’s nothing like real anthropology. The show’s stars use forensic anthropology to solve crimes, finding answers to their ...

Kristin Yarris the 2015 Stirling Prize

The Society for Psychological Anthropology has awarded Kristin Yarris the 2015 Stirling Prize for the Best Published Work in Psychological Anthropology. Her paper, “‘Pensado mucho’ (‘Thinking too much’): Embodied distress among grandmothers in Nicaraguan transnational families” ...

Fellowship will help UO’s Karim finish book on garment labor

Fellowship will help UO’s Karim finish book on garment labor November 19, 2015 – 6:00am Congratulate Lamia Karim UO anthropologist Lamia Karim has landed a highly competitive fellowship that will free her to spend 10 months at Humboldt University’s International Research Center in ...

Ritual Healing and the Spiritual Experiences: An Evolutionary Approach to Shamanism

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