Seeking Department of Anthropology Assistant/Associate Professor – Social Cultural Anthropology - Anthropology
February 7, 2018
At the 7th Biennial Graduate Research Conference at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, Lucy Gill, a second year UCB anthropology graduate student, received the "Best of the Conference" award for her paper, "Centering Borderlands: Mobility and Multiculturalism in Prehispanic Central America."
January 29, 2018
Dr. Margaret Conkey received the Royal Anthropological Institute’s 2017 Thomas J. Huxley Memorial Medal for her pioneering exploration of feminist perspectives and gender issues in archaeology as well as new interpretations of European cave paintings from the Paleolithic era.
EH&S and Department Safety Coordinators have awarded the skeletal biology lab, run by Prof. Sabrina Agarwal, a UC Berkeley Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award in the Small Field Sciences category.
January 10, 2018
January 7, 2018
Nancy Scheper-Hughes is a professor of medical anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at UC Berkeley, and director of Organs Watch. She advises the World Health Organization, the European Union and the United Nations.
December 5, 2017
Professors Charles L. Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs have won the 2017 New Millennium Award, the Society for Medical Anthropology's major book prize, for the book they jointly authored, Tell Me Why My Children Died: Rabies, Indigenous Knowledge, and Communicative Justice.
December 2, 2017
November 2, 2017
May 15, 2017
UC Berkeley Senior Reflection: Chioma A.
Graduating senior and Los Angeles native Chioma talks about her time at Berkeley, her favorite professors and offers advice to new students.
What is your major, and why did you choose it?
May 2, 2017
April 6, 2017
Professor James Holston has been named a recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Public Service for his collaborative project with the City of Vallejo--AppCivist.
An excerpt of AppCivist from their project's website (linked below):
March 9, 2017
February 10, 2017
Quoted from the City of Vallejo's Press Release:
January 11, 2017
December 9, 2016
December 5, 2016
November 18, 2016
November 16, 2016
Seth Holmes, co-chair of Berkeley's Center for Social Medicine has been awarded the Robert B. Textor award in Anticipatory Anthropology for his book, Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States.
From the American Anthropological Association's website: