News

May 2, 2017

April 6, 2017

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:30

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

Date/Time: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:30

February 10, 2017

Date/Time:  Friday, February 10, 2017 - 14:30

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:

November 9, 2016

November 2016

To President Obama, the United States Department of Justice, Department of the Interior and the Army Corps of Engineers:

September 30, 2016

Date/Time: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:30

The Book

September 12, 2016

Date/Time: 
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:30

Anthropology professor emerita Elizabeth Colson dies at 99 years old in Zambia at 99 years old. Refer to the article below for comments about Colson's work, life, and research from her colleagues and friends. You can also check out her biography below. 

September 9, 2016

August 5, 2016

Date/Time: Friday, August 5, 2016 - 13:30
Date/Time:  Friday, August 5, 2016 - 13:30

July 20, 2016

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:30

Aihwa Ong has been appointed as Director of the Graduate Group in Asian Studies for a three year term beginning July 1, 2016. 

From the Institute of East Asian Studies' web page:

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:30

Daniel Fisher has been awarded a Global Urban Humanities - Townsend Fellowship for Spring 2017 for his project "Understanding Aboriginal Cities: Indigeneity, Urbanization, and Intervention in Northern Australia." 

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:30

Laurie Wilkie has been appointed Department Chair effective July 1, 2016.