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Carla Jones Publishes Chapter in Provocative Images in Contemporary Islam

July 7, 2023

Professor Carla Jones chapter, “Making an Appearance: Images, Frailty, and the Potency of Beauty in the Indonesian Modest Fashion Scene,” published in Provocative Images in Contemporary Islam. Abstract Images provoke! This volume explores the role of images in contemporary Islam by turning to the act of provocation. Get the book...

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Chu May Paing Interviewed by Visual Rebellion Myanmar

June 27, 2023

Chu May Paing (Cultural, Phd Candidate) was interviewed by Visual Rebellion Myanmar about her research on social media activism in Myanmar. Her research on Burmese netizens’ use of social media focuses on how they use the languages in social media posts, messages and visual representations to share their reactions and...

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Alumna, Lisa Rhodes Receives Fulbright Award

June 27, 2023

Lisa Rhodes (BA Anthropology and Ecology/Evolutionary Biology 2020) has been named a Fulbright finalists for the 2023–24 academic year by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. With her Fulbright, she will work closely with Da Nang University and nongovernmental agencies to explore the efficacy of...

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Chu May Paing Publishes Blog on Writing Foto

June 19, 2023

Graduate student Chu May Paing published, ""For Dear My Love..." The Social Life of Burmese Sticker Photography on Writing Foto, a leading artistic and intellectual blog publishing writings on photographs and images in Southeast Asia. This essay is excerpted from Chu's MA thesis on anthropology of mediation and images. Read...

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Ph.D. Student Rob Weiner Successfully Defends His Dissertation

June 14, 2023

Ph.D. student Rob Weiner successfully defended his dissertation entitled, ""It Shows My Way": An Archaeology of Roads, Religion, and Power in the Chaco World. Congratulations, Dr. Rob Weiner!

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Will Taylor Receives a CU Office for Outreach & Engagement Grant

June 9, 2023

Will Taylor receives a CU Office for Outreach and Engagement grant. This grant is for "early-childhood science education resources for the Front Range deaf community and beyond," and will produce English, Spanish, and American Sign Language digital educational activities about archaeology and other sciences for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

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Gabrielle Perry Receives an Alice Hamilton Scholarship

June 6, 2023

Graduate student Gabrielle Perry received an Alice Hamilton Scholarship. She will use the funds in January 2024 for a pilot study focused on the role of climate change in the Classic-period collapse in the lower Rio Verde Valley on the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, Mexico with funding request for submersible...

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Erik Jurado Receives an Alice Hamilton Scholarship

June 6, 2023

Graduate student Erik Jurado received an Alice Hamilton Scholarship. He will use the funds travel, lodging and food expenses for a three month excavation of three elite residential mounds at San Ignacio, a Classic Period (300- 600CE) regional center in the central highlands of Mexico. The research will indicate how...

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Alumna, Marnie Thomson's Article Published in Sapiens

June 5, 2023

Marnie Thomson (Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, 2017) co-authored a new essay in Sapiens, “Why I Ask My Students to Swear in Class.” The essay discusses how an anthropologist uses explicit insults to get students thinking about gender and power in everyday language. Plus, a brief explainer on the slang term “sus.”...

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Sanggay Tashi Awarded an NSF DDRIG Grant

June 5, 2023

Sanggay Tashi awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant. The Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant supports doctoral research aimed at understanding patterns, causes and consequences of human social and cultural variation, including research that has implications for confronting anthropogenic problems. Sanggay will use the funds for his research in...