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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 ...

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

Dr. Sarah Guérin on “Medieval West Africa and Europe: Trade and Commodities” at JSMA

Dr. Sarah Guérin from the University of Pennsylvania (History of Art) will lecture on, “Medieval West Africa and Europe: Trade and Commodities” on Wednesday, April 26 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.   What is valuable enough to trade for pure gold? This ...

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 ...

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 ...
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