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,” […]

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 […]