UVM Anthropology Faculty and Students featured in local exhibit

Feel like a really quick local field trip? A brief study break during finals period? The UVM Dana Medical Library lobby is hosting an exhibit “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health” with a slide show on global health activities at UVM.  It is up from this week until mid December and includes […]

Fall 2015 Departmental Newsletter Now Online!

Our Fall 2015 Newsletter is now online! To see what our students and faculty have been up to over the last year, please take a look! AnthropologyFall2015Newsletter

Distinguished Alumni Lecture a Success!

In the first lecture in our Distinguished Alumni series, Lauren-Glenn Davitian (’82), founder of CCTV’s Center for Media and Democracy, shared an interactive presentation about her work, responsible citizenship, and the ways in which she sees Anthropology as an important way of approaching the human experience. You can see the audio-visual materials from her talk […]

UVM Anthropology at 2015 NEAA Annual Meeting

UVM Anthropology was well-represented at the 2015 Northeastern Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Eleven students and one faculty member made the trek down to Franklin Pierce University for the two-day conference, March 27-28. During the conference, three students delivered papers and one student presented a poster, including: Riker Pasterkiewicz: 100 Years of Socioeconomic Separation: The Subte […]

Professors VanValkenburgh and Eastman Awarded Humanities Center Multidisciplinary Collegial Network Grant

Anthropology faculty Parker VanValkenburgh and Benjamin Eastman received one of the first three grants from UVM’s Multidisciplinary Collegial Network program, to support a series of critical discussions and presentations on the “ontological turn” in the humanities and interpretive social sciences — a wave of new research examining how categories of being are constructed, as well […]

Read our Fall 2014 Newsletter!

It’s been a busy year for the UVM Anthropology Department! To read through our Fall 2014 Newsletter, please click here (and follow the hyperlinks within for even more great news!): UVMAnthroFall2014Newsletter

A Thousand Ghost Maps Event Featured on Vermont Public Radio

Professor Jonah Steinberg was recently interviewed on Vermont Public Radio about “A Thousand Ghost Maps,” a public symposium he has organized in conjunction with the visit of Burack lecturer J.R. McNeill, University Professor at Georgetown University. Click here for more information on the public symposium scheduled for April 28th and for information on the Burack lecture scheduled […]

Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory, 2014

In 2014, UVM will host the 33rd annual meeting of the Northeast Conference in Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory, one of three annual gatherings that showcase new research in Andeanist anthropology. Currently, UVM is one of only a handful of institutions hosting two scholars of Andean archaeology and material culture (Dr. Blom and Dr. VanValkenburgh). Anthropology […]

Local Media Coverage of the EAT Exhibit!

Check out the recent story on WCAX about the EAT Exhibit at the Fleming Museum, curated by students in Jennifer Dickinson’s honors college seminar class “Introduction to Museum Studies” http://www.wcax.com/story/23793510/fleming-exhibit-at-full-plate-for-uvm-students#.Umsy5nzg6Qs.email Also, make sure to check out the EAT exhibit at the Fleming Museum on UVM’s Campus before May 14th, 2014. http://www.uvm.edu/~fleming/index.php?category=exhibitions&page=eat

Video Available for James B. Petersen First Annual Archaeology Lecture

For the video footage of Dr. John Crock’s lecture “Exploring the 14th-16th Centuries of Native Settlement in the Champlain Valley” courtesy of Vermont’s Regional Educational Television Network, please visit: http://retn.org/show/exploring-14th-16th-centuries-native-settlement-champlain-valley