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Ana-Maurine Lara Receives Oregon Literary Fellowship

Congratulations to Ana-Maurine Lara, assistant professor of anthropology, who has received the 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship for fiction writing. She is the author of workings including “Erzulie’s Skirt” and “When the Sun Once Again Sang to the People.” Oregon Literary Arts ...

Professor Scott M. Fitzpatrick Featured in Around the O

Anthropology Professor Scott M. Fitzpatrick has been featured in an Around the O article titled “UO archaeologist draws thanks from Palauan president.” To read the full article click the link HERE ...

Professor Bharat Venkat received the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Joseph W. Elder Prize for his book: “At the Limits of Cure”

In the Indian Social Sciences, the AIIS Book Prize Committee wrote, “This superbly written book manuscript weaves together a remarkable tale of tuberculosis in India. It is at once a transnational history of medical science and technology, an ethnohistory of the experience of disease, an ...

Professor Bharat Venkat Receives Prize For His Book

Professor Bharat Venkat has received the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences for his book: At the Limits of Cure. The AIIS Book Prize Committee wrote, “This superbly written book manuscript weaves together a remarkable tale of ...

Dr. Karim speaks at Colgate University

Dr. Karim speaks at Colgate University on After Death The Gendered Dynamics of Work in Bangladesh.  This talk centers around the corpse of a garment worker in the early 2000s to reveal the human dimensions of work in the lives of garment workers. Through the singular case of what happens to a ...

Gallagher and Dueppen Discuss Plague Project in Science!

Our very own Daphne Gallagher and Stephen Dueppen quoted in an article in Science yesterday about their research investigating archaeological evidence of plague in medieval sub-Saharan Africa. Read more about their research below! The link is provided here,    Congratulations on the press ...

Dr. Lamia Karim awarded a CSWS Faculty Research Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Lamia Karim who has been awarded a CSWS Faculty Research Grant in the amount of $6,000 in support of your research for academic year 2019-20.  

ANTH 199 Pseudoarchaeology students recreate Nazca lines in the quad

In the Anth 199: Pseudoarchaeology class, Dr. Alison Carter and students recreated a Nazca geoglyph of a hummingbird on the Condon quad. As part of the course, students learned about pseudoscientific theories about the creation of the Nazca lines, including theories that the Nazca people could not ...

Dr. Maria Escallón received the 2019-2020 faculty research and teaching fellowship

The Oregon Humanities Center has announced the recipients of its 2019-20 faculty research and teaching fellowships. The program is meant to support University of Oregon faculty members in producing research and developing courses in the humanities. Recipients of a faculty research fellowship get a ...

Dr. Alison Carter lands spot on the Top 10 Earthwatch Projects for 2018

9. Unearthing the Ancient Secrets of Angkor in Cambodia

The Angkorian Empire was home to the world’s largest pre-industrial city, but a series of droughts and monsoon-floods pushed the city’s intricate water management network beyond its limits. However, the region was never completely ...
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