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Dr. Maria Escallón featured in latest episode of UO Today

The latest episode of UO Today features Dr. Maria Fernanda Escallón, assistant professor of Anthropology at the University of Oregon. She discusses her work examining the ethics of cultural heritage declarations and how the designations affect economic equality, territorial rights, and political ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Coming to UO!

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Author of this year’s Common Reading, Between the World and Me, will be coming to speak February 3rd at Matt Knight Arena.   A Deeper Black: Race in America Ta-Nehisi Coates does not tend to pre-write his keynotes. He talks extemporaneously, forcefully, on the events ...

Dr. Marcela Mendoza publishes work on children’s war games in hunter-gatherer societies

http://www.iighi-conicet.gob.ar/publicacion-del-libro-juegos-de-combate-entre-varones-de-grupos-etnograficos-cazadores-recolectores-de-marcela-mendoza The Instituto de Investigaciones Geohistóricas, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina) published a brief eBook with Dr. ...

Professor Carol Silverman in Around the O

http://around.uoregon.edu/content/professor-confronts-persecution-faced-roma-people Professor Silverman has studied and written about Roma people and the prejudices against them for nearly four decades and has won numerous fellowships and awards for her contributions to the field. Inspired by their ...

Esma Redzepova Macedonia’s ‘Romany music queen’, dies at 73

Professor Carol Silverman was interviewed by the BBC World Service Newsday twice tonight regarding Esma Redzepova’s legacy. Esma, the “Queen of Romani Music” died yesterday in Macedonia at the age of 73. Esma performed at the UO last April with the support of the Department of ...

Congratulations recipients of Fall 2016 awards!

The Awards Committee (Carol Silverman, chair, Ana Lara, Madonna, Moss and Kirstin Sterner) is pleased to announce the following Fall 2016 awards. Congratulations to the esteemed recipients! Health Education Department Fund: Theresa Gildner, $250, poster: “Mind over matter: are physical ...

Sandi Morgen – Celebration of Life

Celebration of Life Poster Tuesday, November 29, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Ford Alumni Center, Giustina Ballroom University of Oregon 1720 E 13th Ave, Eugene OR 97403 Bring your dancing shoes! With support fro the Office of the Provost, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, the Department of ...

Eugenia Lollini receives a Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Anthropology major Eugenia Lollini received a Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship for her work, “Before the Spectacle: Shaping Gender and Class in Beirut’s Beauty Salons.” Congrats Eugenia!

Dr. Jason Younker at Wednesday’s Ideas on Tap

Quench your thirst — for knowledge and for beer — at the MNCH’s Ideas on Tap. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, the museum presents “Our Places and Our Stories—Traditional Coquille Storytelling” with anthropologist and UO tribal liaison (and UO anthro alum!) Jason Younker. Traditional ...

Science Daily and Around the O features Dr. Fitzpatrick’s research

Early Pacific seafarers likely latched onto El Nino, other climate patterns

The colonization of far-flung Remote Oceania some 3,400 years ago was one of the most ambitious and expansive population dispersals in human history. Seafarers traveled thousands of miles of ocean, navigating by stars and ...
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