We are happy to announce that Anthropology major Cassidy Cabrera earned the undergraduate Outstanding Service-Learning Award for 2016, which is administered by UVM’s office of Community-University Partnerships and Service-Learning (CUPS). In fall 2015, Cassidy pursued two interlinked service-learning internships with HungerFree Vermont and the Integrated Arts Academy; she is currently serving as an Service Learning Teaching […]
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) […]
Lynn Keating (Anthropology, Class of 2017) After independently joining a Women’s club at the age of twelve, I have continuously been engaged with local issues relevant to women cross-generationally Anthropology provides me with essential resources to observe and interpret the historical and cultural meanings of the limitless questions about all human lives. By choosing to […]
The department would like to congratulate Prof. Luis Vivanco in his promotion from Associate Professor to full Professor. A well-deserved accomplishment!
The department would like to congratulate the following Anthropology majors and minors have been invited to become members of Phi Beta Kappa: Alyson Atherton Nicole Bull Hunter Cropsey Andria Cubero Luke Dorfman Melissa Guzikowski Kara McDonald Vicky Mooney Esther Nemethy Donna Waterman Kaitlyn Vitez Well done!
The Vermont Folklife Center’s Summer Institute, Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place-Based Learning, brings together educators for an intensive five-day program July 13-17 in Middlebury, Vermont. Over the course of an action-packed week, Discovering Community participants work with cultural researchers, media specialists, and fellow educators to explore the power of ethnographic field research and […]
UVM archaeologists and their colleagues working around the globe come together to share their research in short presentations in rapid succession. In the first of its kind on campus, the UVM Anthropology Department organized a “mini-conference” to celebrate the diversity of archaeological inquiry in time and space. Ten archaeologists lead a tour at top speed […]
UVM Anthropology joined forced with the Fletcher Free Library and many state organizations and institutions to bring the Smithsonian Human Origins traveling exhibition to Burlington. Fletcher Free Library was selected as one of the 19 public libraries nationwide to host the exhibition mid-Feb through mid- March 2017. http://newsdesk.si.edu/releases/smithsonian-takes-hall-human-origins-across-country-new-traveling-exhibition
This spring, the anthropology department will be hosting a series of research talks by department faculty, as well as colleagues in sister disciplines, which address recent research in anthropology on the subject of ontology. We encourage all interested faculty, students and staff to attend. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org All talks will be held in Williams […]
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 […]