April 16, 2018
"The prize recognizes students in the social sciences who incorporate visual analysis in their work. It is named for Rachel Dorothy Tanur (1958–2002), an urban planner and lawyer who cared deeply about people and their lives and was an acute observer of living conditions and human relationships."
Read more about the prize here: https://www.racheltanurmemorialprize.org/computer-wiz/
April 5, 2018
Remembering Emma Deboncoeur
March 22, 2018
March 19, 2018
Seth Holmes will receive the Honorable Mention Premio Iberoamericano Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) this summer (2018). He is receiving this honorable mention for the Spanish version of his book, Fruta Fresca, Cuerpos Marchitos: Trabajadores agricolas migrantes en Estados Unidos.
March 12, 2018
Professor Aihwa Ong has been featured in an article of Tank magazine. Tank is an independent UK-based boutique publication focused on contemporary culture, fashion, technology, and politics. Ong's interview with Thomas Roueché focuses on global technologies, modes of governing and citizenship in Asian contexts.
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
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.
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
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
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):