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Anthropology in the News.pdf

Talk by Russ Bernard at IU, April 2: Social science research in the 21st century: Where are we headed?.pdf

CASEL talk: March 30 - The Anthropology of Rainforest Destruction.pdf

Eduardo BrondizioBrondizio essay on ‘Interdisciplinarity’ for the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Full Story»

Brondizio interview on the invisibility of urban issues in the Amazon (in Portuguese).pdf

GPSG Radio episode 9 is out!.pdf

[SCA] Susan Lepselter is this year's Bateson Prize Winner.pdf

Laura ScheiberLaura Scheiber's field school was featured in the Chicago Tribune! Full Story»

Susan SeizerSusan Seizer interviewed for the National Registry of the Library of Congress upon the induction of George Carlin’s masterful 1972 comedy album “Class Clown.” Full Story»

Richard WilkThe Unwelcomed Guest Full Story»

Eduardo BrondizioInterview: Eduardo Brondizio on the acai berry Full Story»

Lecture by Michael Hermanussen.pdf

2017 Skomp Distinguished Lecture-Hendrik Poinar.pdf

AISRIAISRI's work in North Dakota Full Story»

IU students' research plans recognized by NSF in spring 2017:.pdf

Applications for 2017 Undergraduate Scholarships are now open Full Story»

Anya Peterson RoyceAnya Peterson Royce featured in news story (Chocolate and Valentine's Day)! Full Story»

Rick WilkNew "Symposium" feature of Economic Anthropology by Richard Wilk Full Story»

Elena PopaElena Popa featured in the Anthropology News Full Story»

Laura ScheiberLaura has a lovely piece in the news about her archaeological research in the Rockies Shoshone National Forest Full Story»

Kristin OttoIU ANTH PhD Student (and MMWC associate) Kristin Otto named amid this distinguished group of Humanities without Walls summer fellows." Full Story»

Andrea WileyProfessor Andrea Wiley met with the IU Food Institute to discuss "Milk At The Intersection of Culture, Biology And History." Full Story»

Jane GoodmanJane Goodman received a pretigious NEH Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year Full Story»

Open Discussion Post-Election Full Story»

Sarah OsterhoudtSarah Osterhoudt's research featured on Wenner-Gren blog Full Story»

Jennifer Meta RobinsonJennifer Meta Robinson, IU Professor of Practice to Receive Leadership Award Full Story»

Anya Peterson RoyceAnya Peterson Royce honored with native community’s highest honor Full Story»

Brian GilleyBrian Gilley featured in the news Full Story»

Laura ScheiberField school blog in the news Full Story»

Eduardo BrondizioEduardo Brondizio to co-lead global environmental assessment under auspices of United Nations Full Story»

Sarah OsterhoudtSarah Osterhoudt’s work in Madagascar featured in a recent article in the New York Times Full Story»

U.S. Debut! - The presentation of Istijmam.pdf

Jane GoodmanJane Goodman in the Algerian News (in French) Full Story»

WyomingWyoming field school Full Story»

Anne PyburnKyrgyz Project Goes Live Full Story»

Rachel TavarasAn Interview with Rachel Tavaras, Indiana University Graduate and Collections Manager at the Museum of Miniature Houses in Carmel, Indiana Full Story»

Eduardo BrondizioIU Anthropologist Eduardo S. Brondizio urges collaboration with local peoples in creating climate mitigation policies Full Story»

Laurie RushAlumna Laurie Rush has IU to thank for both the thrills, chills of her work to conserve cultural sites around the world Full Story»

Nicholas BelleNicholas Belle named new director of First Nations Educational and Cultural Center Full Story»

Kim Chi-HoonKim Chi-Hoon featured in the news Full Story»

Two BearsDavin Two Bears featured in the news Full Story»

Susan AltSusan Alt's project has been featured in an article in the most current American Archaeology, the magazine put out by the Archaeological Conservancy. An except is here:

parksDouglas Parks' Work related to the Revenant featured by NSF
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stahlmanStahlman brings indigenous photos back to families Full Story»

wilkFaculty & students receive grants for international research, teaching Full Story»

wilkIU linguists consult on Oscar-nominated film 'The Revenant' Full Story»

wilkBrondizio's blog on ’The Nature of Cities: "The elephant in the room: Amazonian cities deserve more attention in climate change and sustainability discussions" Full Story»

Distinguish Professor Rick Wilk’s upcoming food class discussed in Herald Times interview with Executive Dean Larry Singell. Click here to listen.

wilkProfessor Susan Seizer and PhD student Lindsey Pullum met with prospective graduate students at the AAA Annual Meeting in Denver. They aimed to promote the new: “Communication, Media, and Performance” (CaMP) area.

wilkThree faculty members at Indiana University named fellows of AAAS Full Story»

Jennifer RobinsonANTH-A122 Interpersonal Communication Watch the Course Video here»

Susan AltSusan Alt's field research featured on an episode of Fox's "Xploration Earth 2050." Stay tuned this weekend to catch Susan and a number of our graduate students, featured on TV! The episode up on Hulu now:

Anthropology Colloquium - “The Tyranny of Ethnonyms in Multiethnic Worlds” by Stacie King.pdf

UAA Events 2015.pdf

phillipsEmily Buhrow's Lecture on exhibit "Cherokee Craft, 1973" Full Story»

Talk by Heather Norton as part of Anthropology Colloquium series: Why Does Skin Color Vary? Evolutionary and Genetic Perspectives.pdf

Anthropology Colloquium, featuring faculty in CaMP (Communication, Media and Performance).pdf

phillipsAWSS Prizes 2015: Outstanding Achievement Award Full Story»

Arctic CircleIU anthropologists travel above the Arctic Circle to repatriate Alaska Native human remains and funerary objects Full Story»

April SievertOn Thursday, September 17, 2015, Governor Pence appointed April Seivert to the State’s Historic Preservation Review Board. April Sievert is a Senior Lecturer in the IU Department of Anthropology and Director of Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology.

Talk by Dr. John Bunce.pdf

Gabriel EscobedoLocal dancer finds identity through salsa dancing Full Story»

Richard WilkDr. Paul Gebhard, one of the earliest members of the IU Department of Anthropology (1946-1986), passed away at his home in Nashville, IN on July 9. Full Story»

Undergraduate summer volunteer opportunity.pdf

Horizons of Knowledge Lecture by Dr. Shuicheng LI.pdf

Series lectures presented for Anthropology E320, Indians of North America.pdf

Department of Anthropology Annual Skomp Lecture.pdf

Richard WilkRichard R. Wilk named Distinguished Professor Full Story»

AGSA Symposium 2015.pdf

Dr. Susan Alt featured on NPR Full Story»

Eduardo BrondizioSummer 2015 Archaeological Field School in Montana & Wyoming
Exploring Historical and Social Landscapes of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
June 10 - July 22, 2015
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Eduardo BrondizioSummer 2015 Anthropology Field Program
Heritage and Cultural Diversity in Oaxaca, Mexico
May 24 - June 15, 2015
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Eduardo BrondizioArchaeologists awarded Templeton, NEH grants for research at Cahokia Mounds Full Story»

Eduardo BrondizioLeading conservationists call for greater diversity to break polarizing debate Full Story»

Nazif Shahrani

Afghanistan at the Brink Again: A Long-Term Solution to a Growing Crisis by M. Nazif Shahrani Full Story»

Daniel SuslakDan Suslak is helping a community revitalize the Ayook language. The $253,000 project will involve community members in documenting the language to create an online video archive of the language, which will be transferred back to the community. Full Story» Video»

Douglas ParksDouglas Parks received a $275,000 NEH grant to prepare 15 volumes for publication of previously unpublished collections of linguistic texts and ethnographic descriptions compiled in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by tribal scholars in collaboration with anthropologists. Full Story»

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