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Talk on Oct 30: Ten Years in the East: Photographs from Russia and Ukraine

Ten Years in the East: Photographs from Russia and Ukraine Thursday, October 30 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm Lawrence Hall, 3 15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Williamstown, MA 01267 Sasha Rudensky, Assistant Professor of Art – Photography at Wesleyan University, will present and speak about her work, which focuses on post-communist Eastern Europe. Rudensky’s practice is concerned

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ANSO Welcomes New Faculty

  The department is thrilled to welcome Julia Kowalski, Grant Shoffstall, Natalie Bump Vena and LaShandra Sullivan, our new faculty for Academic Year 2014-15.

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India’s Identities Fall Film Series

As part of her REL 246T/ANTH246T: India’s Identities: Religion, Caste and Gender course, Professor Kim Gutschow is organizing the film series India’s Identities.The films will be screened on three nights during the Fall semester.  The dates are September 18, October 2 and November 6.  All films will be shown in Hollander 040, 8:00 pm to

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Santa Fe New Mexican profiles Michael Brown, the new SAR president

The research and publications of Michael Brown, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, are subject of this recently published feature article in Santa Fe New Mexican. The article also discusses Brown’s vision and plans for School for Advanced Research, the anthropological foundation he leads.        

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Meghan Rowe and Becca Fallon win Departmental Prizes

Congratulations to Meghan Rowe and Becca Fallon, the winners of 2014 Friedrichs and Orton Prizes for excellence in Sociology and Anthropology (respectively)! Meghan is heading to NYC to do medical research, while Becca will be spending next year in the UK, at the Oxford Internet Institute. Best of luck to Becca, Meghan and other members

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Publication by Olga Shevchenko

Department chair Olga Shevchenko has just published the edited volume Double Exposure: Memory and Photography (Transaction Publishers).

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Michael Brown Named President of SAR

Michael F. Brown, Lambert Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, has been named the next president of the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, N.M.

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