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Sara Lewis accepts postdoctoral fellowship at Wellesley College

Please join us in congratulating Sara Lewis who has accepted a 3 year postdoctoral fellowship at Wellesley College, where she will be the Elisabeth Luce Moore Fellow in religion, healing and medicine. Congratulations Sara!

Dr. Lamia Karim to deliver keynote lecture at upcoming conference at Santa Clara University.

Associate Professor of Anthropology Lamia Karim has been invited to present the Keynote Lecture at the 43rd Annual Western Sociology and Anthropology Departments Undergraduate Research Conference at the University of Santa Clara on April 23, 2016.
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Use of Shea Butter Pushed Back 1,000 Years

Production of butter from shea trees in West Africa pushed back 1,000 years University of Oregon anthropologists explore layers of households built atop of each other for 1,600 years and find shea nuts have been used since A.D. 100 UNIVERSITY OF OREGON University of Oregon-led research in Burkina ...

Professor Lee awarded fund for Dr. Crema through The Global Oregon Faculty Collaboration

The Global Oregon Faculty Collaboration (GOFC) Selection Committee has funded your application to bring Enrico Crema from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona to the University of Oregon to conduct a research on the “Prehistoric population movement in Korea during and after the ...

Freedom Fighter

Stricken by refugees’ plight, anthropologist gets involved. Family traveling in San Sebastian in Guatemala, ‘‘Claudina” was two years old when her father left Guatemala for work in the United States, and five when her mother left to join him. For the next nine years, she endured emotional ...

Professor White and Klaree Boose co-authored recent publication

Dr. Frances white and graduate student Klaree Boose published a paper entitled, “Obstacles and catalysts of cooperation in humans, bonobos, and chimpanzees: behavioural reaction norms can help explain variation in sex roles, inequality, war and peace” in the journal Behaviour.

Carol Silverman – 2016-17 Fellowships from Oregon Humanities

Carol Silverman received two 2016-7 fellowships from the Oregon Humanities Center (one for teaching and one for research): The first is the Provost’s Senior Humanist Research Fellowship for work on her book “Global Gypsy: Appropriation, Hybridity, Race, and Balkan Romani Music.” ...

CAS Dean’s Reception

Reminder: The CAS Dean’s Reception is on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 3:30pm-5:00pm in the Gerlinger Lounge. We are honoring faculty who have received teaching and research awards. We are asking for RSVPs from both honorees and attendees: Reception RSVP . Come and celebrate our award recipients ...

New AVP Snodgrass will lead undergraduate research

February 3, 2016 – 6:00am Congratulate Professor of anthropology J. Josh Snodgrass has been named the new associate vice provost for undergraduate studies. Snodgrass is charged with building and directing a Center for Undergraduate Excellence, coordinating with campus partners and offices ...

The Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology (JICA)

The Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology (JICA) published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis has its roots at the University of Oregon. The founding Co-Editor, Scott M. Fitzpatrick, received his Ph.D. from UO in 2003, and all three of the former or current co-editors (Jon Erlandson, Torben ...
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