October 22, 2015

October 15, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 07:30

Date/Time: Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 02:00

Please take a look at recently published books by our faculty and emeritus faculty.

September 15, 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 12:30

September 12, 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:00

September 9, 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 20:00

August 28, 2015

May 14, 2015

Jun Sunseri, Anthropology
Faculty Award for Community Engaged Scholarship, 2015

April 22, 2015

Alexei Yurchak's research and upcoming book about Lenin's preservation are featured in a Scientific American story for Lenin's 145th anniversary. 

March 27, 2015

March 9, 2015

Symposium for The Unexpected From the Field (STUFF)

July 11, 2014

Ethan Watters ("Crazy like Us") has published a  long and contentious profile on Anthropology Professor Nancy Scheper-Hughes and her heretical methods in Pacific Standard Magazine . A rejoinder will appear soon on the same website and in the hard copy of the Magazine.

June 18, 2014

January 9, 2014

The RTE Irish public TV series "What in the World"  featured a documentary on December 23, 2013 looking at the global  business of illegally brokered and trafficked organs for transplants between the USA and Isreal. Professor Nancy Scheper-Hughes is interviewed about the first person, Izak Rosenbaum, to be convicted of human organ trafficking in the US. [This video clip will only remain accessible until January 12, 2014]

Click here to view the documentary.

August 11, 2013

Proceedings of the May 2013 workshop are now available.

July 31, 2013

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor
focusing on the anthropology of race and racialization - the processes, practices, and power
relations that produce "race" as a social fact and a lived reality. The approach and
research specialization are open. Appointment will begin July 1, 2014, by which date the
Ph.D. or equivalent is required.

September 8, 2011

Berkeley Anthropology Professor Rosemary Joyce was appointed to President Obama's Cultural Advisory Committee in July. The committee's purpose is to advise the president on issues concerning the protection of cultural heritage. See The Daily Californian news item at: