Dr. John Crock presents to Annual Meeting of the Anguilla Archaeological and Historical Society

Dr. John Crock, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Consulting Archaeology Program at UVM, recently co-presented at the Annual General Meeting of The Anguilla Archaeological and Historical Socity, along with Dr. David Watters. Their presentation was recently featured in The Anguillian, the weekly independent newspaper of Anguilla. Dr. Crock was also recently elected to a […]

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Dr. Parker VanValkenburg

Parker VanValkenburgh’s co-authored article with Sarah Kennedy entitled “Zooarchaeology and Changing Food Practices at Carrizales, Peru Following the Spanish Invasion” was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Historical Archaeology. He is also a co-author on the article “Sherds on the Edge: Characterisation of 16th Century Colonial Spanish Pottery Recovered from the Solomon Islands,” […]

Dr. Emily Manetta to be published in Linguistic Inquiry!

Emily Manetta’s new article, written with collaborator Vera Gribanova of Stanford, entitled “Ellipsis in wh-in-situ languages: deriving apparent sluicing in Hindi-Urdu and Uzbek” has been accepted to appear later this year in Linguistic Inquiry. The article emerges from original fieldwork with both Hindi-Urdu and Uzbek speakers and calls for revisions in crosslinguistic generalizations concerning patters […]

Professor Luis Vivanco Featured in YouTube Series

Our own Professor Luis Vivanco is featured in an Oxford University Press video series on contemporary cultural anthropology, offering perspectives on his career, issues of current interest in the field, and his new textbook with Oxford, Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity. The videos are available here: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=welsch+vivanco+oxford

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 […]

Consulting Archaeology Program (CAP) Finishes up a Productive Field Season!

The Department’s Consulting Archaeology Program (CAP) is just finishing up its 2014 field season!  Actually, it can truly be called four seasons in one (see photos).  CAP’s field work this year included the investigation of more than a dozen Native American sites ranging in age from the Late Archaic period to the Late Woodland period […]

Parker VanValkenburg’s Recent Talks and Papers

Parker VanValkenburgh’s co-authored article “Gradiometer and Ground-penetrating Radar Survey of Two Reducción Settlements in the Zaña Valley, Peru” (with Chester P. Walker and Jennie O. Sturm) will be published in the journal Archaeological Prospection in early 2015.Parker has also delivered three talks in recent weeks — at the American Anthropological Association annual meetings (12/4/2014) “Unsettling […]

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” – Prof. Jonah Steinberg’s Interview with Vermont Public Radio

Prof. Jonah Steinberg, organizer of this past Monday’s symposium “A Thousand Ghost Maps: History in and as Health Crises” and the associated Burack Distinguished Lecture Series lecture “How Hungry Mosquitoes Liberated the Americas, 1776-1898″ by Dr. JR McNeill, Georgetown University, was interviewed by Jane Lindholm and Patti Daniels of Vermont Public Radio. Prof. Steinberg was […]