Dr. Nichols presented the paper “Illustrating Anthropological Knowledge: the Exchange and Use of Duplicates Specimens at the US National Museum and the Pitt Rivers Museum”. Click through for a link to a podcast of her talk.
The Society for the Anthropology of North America and Society for Urban, National, and Transnational Anthropology held a joint spring conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, co-hosted by SANA President Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz. The meeting featured more than 200 attendees and several dozen local participants.
Congratulations to recent anthropology graduate Marisa LaBella for presenting her research on the devastating effects of federal policies on immigrant communities at the SANA-SUNTA Spring Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Anthropology Student Gala 2019!
Join us for a celebration of student research, accomplishments, and awards for graduating seniors! April 23, 3:30-5:00, IC 4th floor. Family and friends are welcome.
Dr. Kristin Krueger recently contributed expert comments to Nova's reporting on the newly identified Homo luzonensis and to National Geographic's coverage of four hominin teeth recently found in Southern China.
Dr. Adams' paper, “Rethinking Power in Upland Indonesia: Spirits and Sacred Statues in an Era of Heritage-Consciousness,” was part of the panel “Rethinking Power in the Southeast Asian Present” at the AAS conference in Denver in March.
Titled "Dental microwear texture analysis of Homo sapiens sapiens: Foragers, farmers, and pastoralists," the paper finds significant differences in dental microwear texture signatures among populations with different diets.
Nichols chronicles exchanges of anthropological museum specimens between Field Museum Curator of Anthropology Paul S. Martin and renowned southwest archaeologist Harold Gladwin.
Upcoming Talk by Dr. Penglase: "Reshaping Rio de Janeiro: Olympic Legacies and Social Inequality in Brazil"
The presentation, based on Dr. Penglase's recent fieldwork in Rio, will take place at 4:15 p.m. on February 13, in Cuneo 002. The event is presented by the Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies Program, and co-sponsored by the Anthropology Department and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program.
Statz (BA ’05, PhD UWash ’14) launched her first book, Lawyering an Uncertain Cause: Immigration Advocacy and Chinese Youth in the U.S., at the 2018 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting.
The article addresses non-standard spellings in rural Norwegians’ digital communication and in local marketing campaigns. It is published in the journal Multilingua as part of a special issue on contemporary language revitalizaiton in Europe.
Dr. Wood's talk is titled "Reproducing Hearst Collection Textiles: Tracing a Global Meshwork Ethnographically," to be held at 4:00 on Oct. 15 in Cudahy Science 207. This is the first event in the 2018-19 "Objects on the Move" Anthropology Lecture Series.
The Fulbright/Casten Family Foundation Award will allow Mia to pursue a Master’s degree at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, which is committed to promoting a sustainable and just food economy through the tenets of the Slow Food movement.
Anthropology Chair Anne Grauer has been elected President of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. At the AAPA meeting in April, Dr. Grauer will also receive the Gabriel W. Lasker Service Award for her history of excellent service to the AAPA and the field of physical anthropology.
Dr. Catherine Nichols, along with Digital Humanities graduate students Lucas Coyne, Andi Pacheco, and Adam Depew, will discuss progress on their project, "Decolonizing the Museum Catalogue," at a lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, April 11.
What’s underneath this grass on Halas Quad, may surprise you: old garbage. Extending across this part of Loyola’s Lake Shore campus is a landfill that contains about 60 tons of trash. Hundreds of artifacts exposed during construction projects have been collected and studied by Anthropology professor Dr. Daniel Amick.
Professor Jim Calcagno has developed one of the first online courses available as part of TED’s new Ted Studies series. Dr. Calcagno’s 2013 Evolutionary Anthropology article “What Makes Us Human” served as the inspiration for the course, which features a set of curated talks on evolution from experts such as Jane Goodall.