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Jon Erlandson comments in Science Magazine

Article Link Were humans in the Americas 100,000 years earlier than scientists thought? By Lizzie Wade Apr. 26, 2017 , 1:00 PM What broke the 130,000-year-old mastodon bones in California? Most archaeologists would tell you it couldn’t have been humans, who didn’t leave conclusive evidence of ...

UO anthropologist Jason Younker reviews book for Science Magazine

Science Magazine published a book review by UO anthropologist Jason Younker, who is the Asst. Vice President and Advisor to the President on Sovereignty and Government-to-Government Relations. The book he reviewed is entitled, “Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim ...

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 ...

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 ...

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/

Anthropology faculty featured in Cascade Magazine

Both Dr. Diane Baxter and Dr. Carol Silverman are featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Cascade Magazine. Dr. Baxter is the coordinator of a new minor on campus focusing on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).You can read more about the minor and its requirements here. Dr. Carol ...

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 ...

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. ...
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