Congratulations to Professor Dickinson on her Fulbright Award!

Professor Jennifer (“J”) Dickinson has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to Ukraine from the U.S. Department of state and J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.  Her research topic is “Lviv’s Deaf Community:  Language and Identity in a Time of Transition,” a project that combines ethnographic and oral historical research to understand continuity and […]

Anthropology Faculty Awarded UVM CAS Grants

Congratulations to three Anthropology professors, Jennifer Dickinson, Teresa Mares, and Jeanne Shea who were recently awarded research and teaching grants from UVM’s College of Arts and Sciences. Jennifer Dickinson was awarded CAS International Travel Funds to present a paper at the Association for East European and Eurasian Studies/ International Association for the Humanities (ASEEES-MAG joint conference) […]

Forthcoming Book by Jonah Steinberg!

It’s official — Jonah Steinberg’s second book, A Garland of Bones, is under contract with Yale University Press. A Garland of Bones considers child runaways in postcolonial context from spatial, ethnographic, and historical vantage points, with emphases on relationships between rural change and children’s departures and on the place of runways as undesirable subjects in […]

Special Issue of Pragmatics edited by Jennifer Dickinson!

Professor Jennifer Dickinson served as the editor of a new special issue of Pragmatics (25:4 December 2015) published today, entitled “Language ideologies and writing systems”. The volume brings together a collection of articles by linguistic anthropologists studying the interplay between the production and interpretation of written language on one hand, and the language ideologies that […]

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

New Publication by Dr. Jonah Steinberg

Jonah Steinberg’s paper “Writing Transnationality: Locating Citizenship in Fluid Cartographies.” is featured in a new volume on the meaning of citizenship recently released by Wayne State University Press. http://www.wsupress.wayne.edu/books/detail/meaning-citizenship

Dr. Emily Manetta on Vermont Public Radio!

Dr. Emily Manetta speaks on Vermont Edition today about endangered languages, in a piece co-produced by Anthropology major Erin Lucey (’16): http://digital.vpr.net/post/going-going-gone-endangered-languages

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,” […]