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2016-17 Anthropology Undergraduate Awards for Research or Conference Participation

Congrats to recipients of the 2016-17 Anthropology Undergraduate Awards for Research or Conference Participation! The following undergraduates were awarded $300 each for their research and conference presentations in Anthropology: Mariah Bloom, research project titled  “Urinary hormones, ...

Inaugural annual lecture series commemorates the legacy of anthropologist and CSWS director Sandra Morgen

The Center for the Study of Women in Society’s (CSWS) Inaugural Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture is on Monday, April 24, 2017 3:30-5pm in the Browsing Room, Knight Library. This lecture series commemorates the legacies of CSWS directors Sandra Morgen and Joan Acker. Speaking will be Professor ...

Professor Lynn Stephen to lead world Latin America scholars association

UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, an internationally known Latin America scholar, is in line to lead the largest association of researchers in the field after being elected vice president of the Latin American Studies Association. Stephen will begin a one-year term in June and will then serve ...

2017 Undergraduate Paper of the Year Award

Each year, the Anthropology Department sponsors a writing competition for the Undergraduate Paper of the Year Award.  The winner receives an award letter and a small gift from the Department and his/her name is announced at graduation.  Below is the procedure for submitting a paper for ...

Bharat Venkat named a 2017 ACLS Fellow

Dr. Bharat Venkat was named an American Council of Learned Societies 2017 ACLS Fellow. He is one of 71 fellows that was selected through ACLS’s rigorous, multi-stage peer-review process from a pool of nearly 1,200 applicants—one of the largest in the history of the program. The fellowships ...

Archaeology work by UO’s Erlandson wins special honor

  For many people, a visit to the Pacific Coast is all about recreation. Not so for UO archaeologist Jon Erlandson, who’s conducted research at coastal sites for almost four decades. His years of work have paid off. Erlandson, honored with a special achievement award from the Society for ...

Sameena Mulla, Wednesday April 12, 2017

Mulla-research-talk-flyer-sm-1ygolxp “She was a Prostitute”: Trace, Race and Place in Milwaukee’s Sexual Assault Adjudication Sameena Mulla, Marquette University In sexual assault adjudication, absence is as palpable and compelling as presence: who speaks, who does not and what is ...

Professor Phillip Scher interviewed by National Geographic

Professor Phil Scher was interviewed by National Geographic for the following piece on animal vomiting. Check it out! http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/vomit-throw-up-snakes-pythons-vultures/

Graduate student Nikki Cox publishes chapter in new book on American Horror Story

Graduate student Nikki Cox has published a book chapter entitled, “Static Femininity: Gender and Familial Representation in Murder House.” The chapter is in an edited volume called Reading American Horror Story: Essays on the Television Franchise.

Enrico Ryunosuke Crema lecture on Friday April 7, 2017

FLYER Dr. Enrico Ryunosuke Crema will give a lecture on Friday April 7th, 2017 in 204 Condon Hall entitled, “Inferring Regional Divergence in Neolithic Population Dynamics Using Summed Probability Distribution of Radiocarbon Dates (SPDRD): A View from East Asia.” Dr. Crema is a Marie ...
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