It’s easy enough to marvel at a tapestry of color in your local museum, but University of Colorado Boulder students are getting a first-hand look at human history that only an ultra-close examination of color can provide.
Ask Leo Borasio about his time as a student and he'll tell you it was pretty straightforward. Probe a bit deeper, and he'll mention his internship-turned-job at a startup, his recent trip to LA, or digging up ancient artifacts across the Southwest.
Both Mead’s conservative critics—some of whom went so far as to claim she “caused” the moral degradation of America—and liberal supporters—who tend to see Mead as a feminist icon—have misunderstood her views on these issues, finds Paul Shankman.
Professors of anthropology and linguistics argue that as both candidate and president, the president has tapped into what they call “nostalgic racism”—nostalgia for the pre-civil-rights, industrial-welfare-state America of the 1950s.
New archaeological findings have complicated the colonial history of the American Southwest, developments that anthropologist Severin Fowles will discuss in a public presentation on the University of Colorado Boulder campus this month.