News

January 29, 2018

Berkeley News, The Daily Californian

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.

January 10, 2018

Professor Ong's brilliant book Fungible Life is discussed in an extensive blog post on Inside Higher Ed on deep internalization and infrastructure.

 

Click here to read the post.

January 7, 2018

Date/Time: 
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 18:30

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

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