On Two Wheels: Update on Luis Vivanco’s Research on Bike Culture

Recently, Luis Vivanco returned from delivering a lecture called “Reconsidering the Bicycle”  at Hamilton College, part of his ongoing research on bike cultures in the United States and abroad. For a write-up on the lecture, please click here. With support from UVM’s REACH program, Vivanco visited Bogotá, Columbia to study urban bike cultures and bicycle advocacy […]

Local Media Coverage of the EAT Exhibit!

Check out the recent story on WCAX about the EAT Exhibit at the Fleming Museum, curated by students in Jennifer Dickinson’s honors college seminar class “Introduction to Museum Studies” http://www.wcax.com/story/23793510/fleming-exhibit-at-full-plate-for-uvm-students#.Umsy5nzg6Qs.email Also, make sure to check out the EAT exhibit at the Fleming Museum on UVM’s Campus before May 14th, 2014. http://www.uvm.edu/~fleming/index.php?category=exhibitions&page=eat

Video Available for James B. Petersen First Annual Archaeology Lecture

For the video footage of Dr. John Crock’s lecture “Exploring the 14th-16th Centuries of Native Settlement in the Champlain Valley” courtesy of Vermont’s Regional Educational Television Network, please visit: http://retn.org/show/exploring-14th-16th-centuries-native-settlement-champlain-valley

Consulting Archaeology Program Research on Paleoindians and the Champlain Sea

Jess Robinson, John Crock and Wetherbee Dorshow will be presenting their poster Through the Mountains to the Sea: An Analysis of Champlain Sea Shorelines, Site Patterning, and Travel Corridors in the Eastern Champlain Basin at Paleoamerican Odyssey: A Conference Focused on First Americans Archaeology, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on October 18th. http://paleoamericanodyssey.com/index.html.  Crock, Robinson […]

Rachel Aronson’s Summer Research Award

Rachel Aronson, a UVM Anthropology major and Honors College student, spent this past summer doing fieldwork about the role of culturally appropriate food in a nonprofit in Massachusetts that works to prevent domestic and sexual violence. Having received a Summer Research Award from UVM’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Rachel had the opportunity to spend her […]

New Publications Forthcoming for Scott Matter

Scott Matter has two book chapters forthcoming: Debating belonging on contested land: cultural politics and territoriality in rural Kenya,” in Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues between State and Tradition. Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti, and Ismael Vaccaro, (eds), Routledge (forthcoming 2013-2014) Diversifying Maasai diversification: Macro-level factors and contrasting livelihood pathways in contemporary Kenya. Rural Economies and […]

News of Parker VanValkenburgh’s Latest Successes

Parker VanValkenburgh received a grant from the National Geographic Society’s Committee on Research and exploration to support his ongoing field research project, “The Archaeology of Forced Resettlement and Daily Life at Carrizales and Conjunto 131, Zana Valley, Peru.” His volume Territoriality in Archaeology (co-edited with James F. Osborne) is due out this month in the […]

Anthropology Student’s Work to be Published

Anthropology major Dan Rosenblum’s paper on his APLE-, URECA-, and Kleinknecht-funded research in India’s roughest patches, “From Sitamarhi to New Delhi Railway Station: The Agricultural Antecedents to Childhood Migration in Northeast India,” was peer reviewed and accepted in the Journal of Undergraduate Ethnography.

EAT: The Social Life of Food

A new exhibit at the Fleming Museum, EAT: The Social Life of Food showcases the curatorial work of the Intro to Museum Studies Honors College Sophomore seminar taught by Jennifer Dickinson. The exhibit has drawn attention not only for its subject matter, but for its use of food-related themes and interactive features that encourage visitors […]