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Date/Time: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 14:00

Nancy Scheper-Hughes was awarded Tikkun Magazine's award for Radical Medical Anthropology this year on their 20th anniversary celebration this past Sunday, November 13th. The talk is titled "Radical Hope Despite Present Difficulties." You can read her talk on Tikkun's website at the link below. 

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

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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. 

September 9, 2016

August 5, 2016

Date/Time:  Friday, August 5, 2016 - 13:30
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July 20, 2016

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

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

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

June 14, 2016

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 15:00

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

Date/Time: Monday, February 29, 2016 - 14:30
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

Date/Time: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 16:30

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

Forbes / Science