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,” […]

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