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Spring 2017 Cascade!

Look who’s in this Spring’s 2017 Cascade, Congratulations, Dr. Venkat and Dr. Stephen! A Learned Society: Outstanding scholars in English and anthropology; Bharat Venkat A Leader on Latin America: Lynn Stephen takes the helm of the Latin American Studies Association

Carol Silverman speaking at Oregon Humanities Center on Friday June 2, 2017

Dr. Carol Silverman will be giving an Oregon Humanities Center Work in Progress lecture on Friday June 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm in 159 PLC. The talk is entitled, “Global Gypsy: Appropriation, Hybridity and Race.”

Chris Harrington awarded Global Oregon Research Funds

Chris Harrington was awarded Global Oregon International Research Funds for his proposal entitled, “Fermented cassava beverage (chicha) production as a cultural countermeasure.” The $2000 award will be used for his summer/fall field research with the Shuar of Ecuador. Congrats ...

UO grad students win awards at this year’s UO Graduate Research Forum

Congrats to Matt Napolitano and Annie Caruso for winning awards at this year’s UO Graduate Research Forum! Matt won 1st place in his category for his poster titled “Colonization in the Land of Stone Money: New Investigations on Yap, Western Caroline Islands” and tied for the ...

Anthropology Colloquium – Dr. Radhika Govindrajan University of Washington

Anthropology Colloquium The Cow Herself Has Changed: Bovine Politics and Materiality in India’s Central Himalayas Dr. Radhika Govindrajan (University of Washington) Thursday, May 18, 4pm 144 HEDCO Education Building In 2007, the government of Uttarakhand, a state in India’s Central ...

Anthropologist and UO Alum Professor Mark Tveskov speaking on campus on Friday, May 12th

Professor Mark Tveskov from the Anthropology Department at Southern Oregon University will be giving a talk on Friday afternoon, May 12, 3:00 pm in Allan Hall. The talk is entitled, “The Ordeal and Redemption of Christina Geisel and Mary Harris.” See the attached flyer for more ...

Melissa Leibert accepts tenure track position at NAU

Congratulations to Melissa Ann Liebert (PhD, UO Class of 2016), who recently accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University!

Professor Terry Hunt speaking at “Ideas on Tap” on Wednesday May 3rd

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History invites you to the next Ideas on Tap, a monthly pub conversation series cosponsored by Claim 52 Abbey. On tap this month: Rethinking the “Mystery” of Easter Island with UO anthropologist Terry Hunt Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, is known for ...

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 ...

Anthropology Colloquium

Anthropology Colloquium Friday, April 28, 4-6pm Condon 204 Panel Discussion: “Adaptation, Resilience and Sustainability” Speakers: Dr. Stephen Frost, Amira Ainis and Tobin Hansen
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