Scarlett Engle

Scarlett Engle receives UGGS Graduate Research Excellence Award

June 25, 2020

Scarlett Engle receives UGGS Graduate Research Excellence Award. These awards were chosen from a competitive set of applications. Nice job, Scarlett!

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Scott Ortman's Science Advances Article Featured in CU Today

June 24, 2020

Ancient societies hold lessons for modern cities By Daniel Strain • Published: June 19, 2020 Ancestral Pueblo peoples lived in the Puye Cliff Dwellings near modern-day Los Alamos, New Mexico, from about 900 to 1580 AD. (Credit: CC photo via Wikimedia Commons ) Today’s modern cities, from Denver to Dubai,...

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Carla Jones' Pandemic Diaries Featured in Colorado Arts & Science Magazine

June 23, 2020

Documenting fear, anger, grief, humor, love By Kenna Bruner • Published: June 22, 2020 Anthropology students at CU Boulder explore how we feel a pandemic As graduate students in Professor Carla Jones’ advanced anthropology seminar worked through challenging course materials in the spring of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic inevitably wove...

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Wednesday June 24th - Ethnography in Progress with Kristen Drybread and Georgia Butcher

June 19, 2020

Join Kristen Drybread and Georgia Butcher Wednesday, June 24 for Ethnography in Progress! They will be discussing Kristen Drybread's article "The Infrastructural Terror of Brazil’s Clandestine Graves" (abstract below). Georgia Butcher, Ph.D. Student in Cultural Anthropology, will be the discussant. The Details: Date: Wednesday, June 24 Time: 12:00pm–1:30pm MT Location:...

Vivian Malone registering as the first black woman to study at the University of Alabama on June 11 1963.

Friday, June 19th -Virtual Guided Dialogue on the Anthropology of Race, Racism, and Privilege

June 8, 2020

Join the virtual guided dialogue on the anthropology of race, racism, and privilege with the anthropology graduate students from the University of Colorado Boulder. We will be discussing what it means for white folks and non-Black POC to be an ally to Black communities at this time. We will have...

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AGSA Statement of Racially-Biased Vioence

June 7, 2020

AGSA Statement on Racially-Biased Violence 8 June 2020 In light of the recent murders of Black citizens—Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and countless others—we cannot stay silent. We are outraged by these acts of violence that have been carried out on those who have been historically and...

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Scott Ortman Promoted to Associate Professor

June 3, 2020

Scott Ortman receives tenure and promotion to Associate Professor. Congratulations!

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Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment

June 2, 2020

Our very own Professor Carole McGranahan is the editor of Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment recently published by Duke University Press. The Anthropology Department is well represented in this book with essays from Robin Bernstein , Kristen Drybread , Donna Goldstein , Carla Jones , Matt Sponheimer ,...

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Anna Wynfield Receives the AES Grant

June 1, 2020

Cultural anthropology Ph.D. student Anna Wynfield was awarded an American Ethnological Society (AES) 2020 small grant competition for her project titled, “Complicating Futures: Conceptualizing Pregnancy and Fertility for Cancer Patients in Ireland”. The support is for preliminary fieldwork and for presenting findings at the AES spring meetings (total $3000). Congratulations...

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Alumni Allison Formanack Articles Published in 2 Anthropology Journals

May 27, 2020

Alumni Allison Formanack articles published in 2 Anthropology journals. Way to go Allison! May 2020 Property without Prosperity: Subjective Valuation, Financial Citizenship, and Negotiating Moral Personhood among Manufactured Homeowners . PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review. May 2020 Response: Ethnographies of Urban Absence. City & Society Forum.