News & Events

Anthropology Professor Jessica Winegar in Truthout: The US Must Stop Supporting Human Rights Violations in Egypt

Egypt's most important human rights nongovernmental organization recently received notification from the Egyptian authorities that it would be shut down. For over 20 years, the Nadeem Center has documented state violence and torture and helped its victims - if they remain alive

Ashley Agbasoga: 1st year PhD Student in Anthropology and Tepoztlán Institute Fellow

Ashley is the recipient of the 2016 Tepoztlán-Northwestern Graduate Fellowship. The recipient receives a stipend and attends the Tepoztlán Institute conference in Mexico City that takes place in July. As a component of the Fellowship, Ashley works as graduate fellow to the conference directors and assists with planning the conference themed “Racist Violence, from the Colonial Past to the Urgent Present.”

Faculty Receive Support to Create Innovative Curriculum

Professors Mary Weismantel and Ryan Dohoney will spend the summer developing two new undergraduate courses designed to draw connections and insights between historical and modern traditions in music and art. 

Posing as a Doctor is Illegal…unless you go to the “Developing World."

Anthropology professor Noelle Sullivan discusses the differences between healthcare in developing countries and the United States. Her work was originally published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Economic Inequality and Environmental Change in Medieval Iceland

Graduate student, Kat Catlin has been interviewed by Polar Field Services for her research in Iceland.  PFS provides logistical support for NSF projects in the Arctic and run a blog about arctic research.  Read the interview here.

This is a talk by Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Jonathan Rosa- co-sponsored by Latino/a Studies and the Anthro Department. It will take place at 1914 Sheridan Road, 1st Fl. Black House Conf. Room
Delores is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at American University. She will present a talk entitled "The Paradox of Struggle: Political Action after Forced Resettlement at Manantali, Mali"
Peter is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida. He will present a talk entitled “Archaeologies of Listening: Community-Based and Participatory Heritage Research in Tanzania”