On November 30, 2018, Anya Peterson Royce will be giving a lecture "The Long Way Around" in honor of her receiving 2018 Tracy M Sonneborn award in Presidents Hall inside Franklin Hall.Congratulations to Anya Peterson Royce!
Professor Sarah Phillips, Director of the Russian and Eastern European Institute, will be delivering a featured talk on November 11, 2018 in St Petersburn, Russia: "How effective, bottom-up approaches can produce effective health interventions - Medical Anthropology and the Case of HIV prevention in the Ukraine." This paper is based on the results of her recent, multi-year, collaborative research project, funded by the National Institute for Drug Abuse NIDA.
IU Anthropology Professor Sarah Osterhoudt is quoted in the New York Times with comments on the socio-cultural context of ritualized combat in Madagascar.
Alex Badillo, an archaeologist and PhD candidate in Anthropology, will be giving this year’s Barbara D. Jackson Lecture in Anthropology, IUPUI, “Digitizing the Past”
Alex Elvis Badillo, PhD candidate, Indiana University Bloomington Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Earth and Environmental Systems, Indiana State University
Anthropology students, faculty and friends were out in force, for the 5th annual campus Science Fest.
Mathers exhibit of Ghanaian Coffins, curated by our very own PhD student Kristin Otto, has a lovely feature article in the Herald-Times
Continuing through December 16 at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures is an exhibit of figurative Ghanaian coffins curated by Kristin Otto. She studied the trend up close at Paa Joe Coffin Works, a workshop in Ghana.
Doña Eliassaint, an Anthropology student is one of Office of the Provost's twelve IU Class of 2020 student stars, and she will be this week's student spotlight on IU is Home social media accounts.
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of our colleague, Ling-yu Hung, on April 26, 2018 in Taiwan after a long battle with cancer. She was greatly admired as a colleague and friend, enhancing the quality of the department and maintaining an active research agenda despite her illness.
The Glenn Black Laboratory of Archaeology has received a new federal grant to help curate the collections from the important Angel Mounds site.
"They took my breath away," Royce says. "I was so taken by their confidence and their assurance and their spectacular dress. I thought: I need to know more about them."