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VAS host Anthropology Week

The Virginia Anthropology Society at the University organized a week full of engaging anthropology-related events, culminating in National Anthropology Day Feb. 19th.

“I’m a Creole-Kongo”: Kongolese Vodou and Creolization in Haiti

Lise Dobrin co-authors AAA response to proposed federal IRB changes

UVa Anthropology Professor Lise Dobrin worked with Rena Lederman (Princeton) to write the American Anthropological Association's official response to the federal government's recently proposed changes in the regulations for research ethics review implemented by IRBs.


Lise Dobrin's Linguistic Field Methods Class Helps Document Endangered Language

Kudos to Macario Garcia

Kudos to Macario Garcia who has just been awarded a Wenner-Gren dissertation research grant.

Greeting the Dead: Managing Solitary Existence in Japan

Foundations of Andean State Formation

In Search of Dignified Work: Moral Economies of Labor in Nicaraguan Fair Trade

Kudos to Claire Snell-Rood

Happy to extend congratulations to recent Anthro graduate (and upcoming colloquium speaker!) Claire Snell-Rood on the publication of her article “Marital Distress and the Failure to Eat: The Expressive Dimensions of Feeding, Eating, and Self-care in Urban South Asia” in Medical Anthropology Quarterly.

Kudos to Tracie Canada

Tracie Canada's book review of Lines of Descent: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah has just been published in Transforming Anthropology, Volume 23, Issue 2 (October 2015), Pages 121–122. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/traa.2_12053/abstract


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