News & Events
CARAVAN of MARTYRS: SACRIFICE and SUICIDE BOMBING in AFGHANISTAN has won the Senior Book Prize of the American Ethnological Society. It has also received honorable mention for the Gregory Bateson Book Prize from the Society for Cultural Anthropology. On behalf of the jury, Anne Allison writes: “Taking up the upsurge in suicide bombing following the
Professor Christina Simko led a discussion on how social media has moved fro the personal to the political and now to the pedagogical. Faculty members contributing were Maria Elena Cepeda, Latina/o Studies, VaNatta Ford, Africana Studies, Bill Jannen, Computer Science and Saadia Yacoob, Department of Religion. magazine.williams.edu-Deconstructing Borders
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018, 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm, Griffin Hall 3 Renowned anthropologists and Harvard scholars Jean and John Comaroff will speak about their latest book, The Truth about Crime: Sovereignty, Knowledge, Social Order in which they make a startling claim about our modern era: it is not by our arts, politics, or science that we understand
The ANSO Department held their senior dinner Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Professor Antonia Foias awarded the annual Friedrichs Award and James Orton Prize. The recipients of the James Orton Prize were: Juliet Kelso and Thasin Alam Nicholas Dehn was presented with the Friedrichs Award. Congratulations to the three of you.
On Tuesday, May 15, the ANSO faculty hosted a dinner for seniors. Also attending to congratulate the graduates were junior majors and incoming sophomore majors.
Daniel Kirsch ’18 has been awarded a Class of 1945 Florence Chandler Memorial Fellowship grant to support a year of independent study outside the United States. Daniel is a biology and anthropology major. Congratulations Daniel for this great achievement. Please go to the link below to read about Daniel and the Chandler Fellowship. https://communications.williams.edu/news-releases/5_7_2018_chandler/
Tuesday April 17 7:00 pm Griffin 3 (not Griffin 6 as poster indicates)
Professor Antonia Foias has organized a WCMA exhibit, Seeds of Divinity, set to open Friday, January 19, 2018. Co-curated with her students from the fall course, ANTH 281, the exhibit includes art works from five pre-Columbian civilizations of Mexico and Central America, and explores Mesoamerican concepts of divinity, and the relationship between humans, animals and