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New Minor Offered

The Department of Anthropology offers a new minor in International Health Studies

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Archaeology Field School Featured in Courier Journal

Archaeology Field School Featured in Courier Journal

The summer 2010 archaeology field school has been featured in the Courier Journal.

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Dr. Haws to present at The Geological Society of America

Presenting paper entitled: Late Quaternary Records from the Central Portuguese Coast: Geomorphic Response to Environmental Change During Oxygen Isotope Stages 3 and 2

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Dr. Zhao to present paper at AAA

Dr. Jianhua (Andrew) Zhao will present a paper titled, "Communist Part in Private Firms: A Case Study from Zhejiang, China"

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Dr. Zhao presents paper at 6th International Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Family Business

Paper titled: "Toward a New Familial Mode of Production: Culture and Efficiency in a Family Firm in Zhejiang"

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Dr. Zhao wins Mao Lixiang Family Business Research Award

Dr. Jianhua (Andrew) Zhao wins 4th Mao Lixiang Family Business Research Award (10,000 yuan)

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Dr. Burnet to present at AAA

Paper title: Local (In)justice: Truth, Reconciliation and Revenge in Rwanda.

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Dr. Peteet to present paper at AAA

Paper title: A Comparative Approach to Population Circulation along the US-Mexican and Israel-Palestine Borders

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Dr. Parkhurst to present paper at AAA

Paper title: Comparing Circuits of Regionalization in Periods of Regulatory Transition: Two Cases of Port Wine

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Dr. Harris to present paper at AAA

Paper: River Cities: Cresecents, Colonization, and Colorism in Cairo, Egypt and New Orleans, Louisiana

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2010 Undergraduate Ethnographic Research

2010 Undergraduate Ethnographic Research

Undergraduate Research Topics and Photos for the Anthropology Department's Ethnographic Methods Course.

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Archaeology Job Information

Job information for undergrads and postgrads interested in working in an archaeology lab

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Pizza party with the ASA

Meet the department's faculty, staff and other anthropology majors.

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PizzaParty2011

Flier for the 2011 ASA pizza party

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Lambda Alpha Scholarship

Lambda Alpha Scholarship

Scholarship offered to graduating seniors (summer 2011).

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Sam Gilliam Art in Conference Room

Sam Gilliam Art in Conference Room

Acclaimed African American artist Sam Gilliam is featured in the Anthropology Department's conference room.

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International Travel Award Summer 2011

International Travel Award Summer 2011

Department of Anthropology offers award to anthropology students interested in studying abroad.

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Letters from Amman, Jordan

Letters from Amman, Jordan

New letter from Shadea Jordan, currently working in Jordan.

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Slave Life at Locust Grove: New Exhibit Room and Programs

Congratulations to graduate student intern Marissa Wheatley in collaboration with Locust Grove staff and interns for her part in creating this exhibition

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Two graduate students earn GSU grants for the academic year

Congratulations to anthropology graduate students Marissa Williams and Jennifer Guffey who each earned Graduate Student Union grants for their research!

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Proposal Solicitations for Graduate Student Research and Creative Activities

The College of Arts and Sciences announces funding opportunities to promote research and creative activities of Graduate Students.

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A&S currently recruiting Inclusion and Equity Interns

A&S currently recruiting Inclusion and Equity Interns

The College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Office for International, Diversity and Outreach Programs is currently recruiting interns.

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Neanderthal Tour Day Photos

Neanderthal Tour Day Photos

Pictures from Dr. Jonathan Haws of his Neanderthal Tour Day in Portugal.

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Upcoming Lecture: College and Cleavage

Dr. Karen Tice, Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Kentucky, will be presenting College Cleavage: Beauty Pageantry, Body Politics and Campus Life.

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Dr. Markowitz named as Food Advisory Council Member

Dr. Markowitz named as Food Advisory Council Member

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer names Dr. Lisa Markowitz as a council member for the newly formed Food Advisory Council.

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Drs. Crespo and Tillquist to present at AAPA

Drs. Crespo and Tillquist will be presenting their research at the annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

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Join the campaign to make UofL a Fair Trade University!

Join faculty, staff and students April 7th at 9am to make UofL Fair Trade!

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Talk: The Tahrir Revolution

Middle East and Islamic studies presents Dr. Ann Lesch on the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

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Phil Diblasi spends weekend working with the Kentucky Historical and Genealogical Societies

Phil Diblasi spends weekend working with the Kentucky Historical and Genealogical Societies

Phil Diblasi works with the Kentucky Historical and Genealogical Societies to discuss the use of GPS to document cemeteries

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New photos from Tuti, Peru!

New photos from Tuti, Peru!

Former Anthropology major and current Fulbright scholar Sarah Oesterly sends in new photos from her work in Tuti, Peru.

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New photos from Tuti, Peru!

New photos from Tuti, Peru!

Former Anthropology major and current Fulbright scholar Sarah Oesterly sends in new photos from her work in Tuti, Peru.

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Dr. Peteet participates in "Theorizing for Refugees"

Dr. Peteet participated in a roundtable discussion at the American Ethnological Society meetings

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Graduate Student Dinner

End of the semester graduate dinner.

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Undergraduate Major Wins Critical Language Scholarship

Anthropology major Irene Levy wins the Critical Languages Scholarship.

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Two anthro majors in the Summer Research Opportunity Program at UofL

Two anthro majors in the Summer Research Opportunity Program at UofL.

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Rural Indigenous Women and Feminist Politics in Andean Ecuador

Rural Indigenous Women and Feminist Politics in Andean Ecuador

Dr. O'Connor receives ROW grant this summer to work on study entitled: Rural Indigenous Women and Feminist Politics in Andean Ecuador.

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Anthropology major Whitney Bennett wins Fulbright Scholarship

2011 Fulbright Scholarship awarded to Whitney Bennett

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Agriculture, Food & Human Values Call for Student Papers

Agriculture, Food & Human Values Call for Student Papers

The AFHVS and ASFS invite submissions to their student paper competition for 2011.

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2012 Southern Anthropological Society call for abstracts and papers

The SAS is now accepting submissions for their annual 2012 meeting in March.

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What are some of our graduate students working on?

What are some of our graduate students working on?

Two anthropology grads contribute to the Letters from the Field section!

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Dr. Peteet presents paper in Cyprus

"Beyond the global and the local: Perspectives from the Middle East"

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Dr. Zhao presents paper in Vancouver

"Confucian Capitalism: A Chinese Solution to the Global Economic Crisis?"

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Trekking the Shore: Changing coastlines and the antiquity of coastal settlement

Trekking the Shore: Changing coastlines and the antiquity of coastal settlement

Drs. Jonathan Haws, Nuno Bicho and Loren Davis released a new edited volume, "Trekking the Shore: Changing Coastlines and the Antiquity of Coastal Settlement."

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Photos from Dr. Haws' research trip to Mozambique

Photos from Dr. Haws' research trip to Mozambique

This summer Dr. Jonathan Haws went on a research trip to Mozambique

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INQUA Congress

INQUA Congress

International Union for Quaternary Research

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Inaugural meeting of ESHE

European Society for the Study of Human Evolution

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Faculty Favorite Award

Annual Faculty Favorite Award nominees

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SAC Call for Papers

SAC Call for Papers

Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness 32nd Annual Conference 2012

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Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology

NSF supported training for Anthropology graduate students

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Summer Field Training in Methods of Data Collection: Bolivia

NSF supported summer field training program for Anthropology Ph.D. students

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Dr. Markowitz presents paper in the Netherlands

Paper title: Chuno goes global: the revalorization of Andean foodways

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New advising hours posted!

Fall 2011 advising office hours

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Peer mentoring program

Peer mentoring through the Anthropology Department

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Spring 2012 Course Offerings

Spring 2012 Course Offerings

Click on the links below to see what courses are being offered through the Anthropology Department next semester:

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Women Have Found Respect: Gender Quotas, Symbolic Representation and Female Empowerment in Rwanda

Dr. Burnet recently published an article in Politics & Gender on the changing perceptions and roles of women in Rwanda

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Doing Food Justice

Dr. Markowitz presented her research on agrifood activism in Louisville at the Hoosier Area Food and Sustainability Symposium at Indiana University in Bloomington November 5, 2011.

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Don't know much about anthropology? USF students respond to Gov. Scott

Students at USF respond to Governer Scott's comments about anthropology

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Taking Food Public

Taking Food Public

Dr. Markowitz has contributed to a new edited volume regarding food studies with a chapter entitled: "Expanding Access and Alternatives: Building Farmers’ Markets in Low-Income Communities".

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Call for papers: Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society

Call for papers for the 2012 student research paper awards

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Graduate Research Projects, Fall 2011

Short descriptions of projects that our graduate students worked on for the Fall 2011 semester.

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Food Literacy Project Job Opening

The FLP is seeking farm-based educators for the 2012 growing season.

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Network Center for Community Change Job Posting

Data Analyst wanted at the Network Center for Community Change

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Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference: Call for Papers

2012 DOPE Conference on Nature/Society at the University of Kentucky

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Hershberg Academic Scholarship for International Study Abroad 2012

Interested students are encouraged to apply for the summer of 2012.

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Antibiotics Campaign Internship

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) Food and Environment program seeks to transform our agricultural system into a more sustainable enterprise. As part of this endeavor, they are a leading voice in the effort to end the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture. The antibiotics campaign intern will provide support for our campaign, working to improve their presence on Capitol Hill and their work to organize key constituencies in support of reform.

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FoodCorps Recruitment

FoodCorps, a national organization that addresses childhood obeisity and food insecurity in underserved communities, opens applications for its second annual class of service members. The selected emerging leaders will dedicate one year of full-time public service in school food systems.

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Changing Bodies and Lifestyles: Lessons from the immune system

Our own Dr. Crespo will be presenting his research on the evolution of the human immune system during the Spring 2012 Meet the Professor Lunch and Lecture Series.

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International Travel Award Application for Summer 2012

International Travel Award Application for Summer 2012

Now accepting applications for the Department of Anthropology's International Travel Award.

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News from our alums: Marlena Bolin

News from our alums: Marlena Bolin

Marelena Bolin works as a farmer in Kentucky

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Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)

This program provides UofL undergraduate students research experience in one of the university's departments that offers graduate degrees.

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University of Buenos Aires--Genes and Fossils: an introduction to human evolution

University of Buenos Aires--Genes and Fossils: an introduction to human evolution

Last December, professor Fabian Crespo organized and taught a graduate course at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) entitled: "Genes and Fossils: an introduction to human evolution"

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Pompeii from the bottom-up: Excavations into the history of Pompeii's working-class families

The Archaeological Institute of America is hosting this lecture by Steven Ellis at UofL's Ekstrom Library.

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Good Food for All: Food Democracy or Food Tyranny?

Lecture on campus next week! Wednesdy, February 1st at 6pm in the Shumaker Research Building at UofL.

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Mark Winnie

Mark Winnie

Invited lecturer Mark Winnie

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New Field Schools for 2012

Field school opportunities for 2012

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Lambda Alpha Graduate Overseas Research Grant

The Graduate Research Grant is designed to encourage overseas field research. The grant itself ranges from $2,000-$6,000. Winners are announced May, 2012.

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Lambda Alpha National Scholarship

Undergraduate scholarship opportunity.

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UofL Garden Commons announces Spring Organic Gardening Workshop Series!

Interested in learning more about gardening and the slow food movement? UofL's Garden Commons Spring Organic Gardening Workshop Series are being held every Wednesday at 7pm at the Cultural Center!

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"M" Poster

"M" Poster

Film shown by the Institute for Intercultural Communication for their 6th annual film series

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International Film Series Presents "M"

The Institute for Intercultural Communications Presents the Sixth Annual International Film Series

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"Seven Samurai" Poster

"Seven Samurai" Poster

The Institute for Intercultural Communication presents Seven Samurai as part of its sixth annual international film series

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International Film Series Presents "Seven Samurai"

The Institute for Intercultural Communication Presents its Sixth Annual International Film Series

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"Official Story" Poster

"Official Story" Poster

The Institute for Intercultural Communication presents The Official Story as part of its sixth annual international film series

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International Film Series Presents "The Official Story"

The Institute for Intercultural Communication Presents its Sixth Annual Film Series

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World Affairs Council of Kentucky/Southern Indiana Internship Opportunity

WACA is now accepting applications for their International Visitors Program

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New Fieldschool Opportunity for the Summer of 2012

Summer research opportunity for undergraduate in ethnography and GIS

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Modern Muslim Women: A New Reality Panel Presentation and Q&A

The Muhammad Ali Center will be hosting a panel presentation and community discussion about the role of Muslim women in contemporary society.

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