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September 12, 2016

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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. 

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August 5, 2016

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July 20, 2016

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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. 

June 14, 2016

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Gainesville, Fla.—The University of Florida Press is pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for a new journal, Bioarchaeology International.

May 2, 2016

February 29, 2016

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We are delighted to announce that our very own Professor Laurie Wilkie has been named the recipient of the 2014-2015 Distinguished Teaching Award from the Division of Social Sciences. 
 

February 11, 2016

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 Professor Wilkie’s work about Mardia Gras is featured in Forbes, the Atlantic, and Berkeley News this week.

 

Forbes / Science

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February 8, 2016

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January 13, 2016

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January 7, 2016

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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.

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November 11, 2015

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