News & Events
Olga Shevchenko publishes a blog post discussing the parallels between the 1998 economic crisis in Russia and the current events on All Russias’ Blog of the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia.
Anthropology alum Liz Weinberg’ 11 developed the essay she wrote for the Senior Seminar (ANSO 402) for her MFA thesis. It has now been published in The Appendix, a quarterly journal that focuses on experimental and narrative history. Congratulations, Liz!
Congratulations to Robert Jackall and Duffy Graham ’83 on the publication of From Joseph Bensman: Essays on Modern Society (Newfound Press, 2014), which they co-edited and provided with the Introduction!
An informal gathering of students who did research and archaeological fieldwork in Guatemala over the summer with Professor Foias will be held on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3:00 pm in 129 Schapiro Hall. The students have compiled a slide show which will be running during the event. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us.
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
The department is thrilled to welcome Julia Kowalski, Grant Shoffstall, Natalie Bump Vena and LaShandra Sullivan, our new faculty for Academic Year 2014-15.
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
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.
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
Department chair Olga Shevchenko has just published the edited volume Double Exposure: Memory and Photography (Transaction Publishers).