Arianne Boileau has just been awarded NSF funding for her dissertation research, “Identifying Household-level PoliticalEconomy on the Maya/Spanish Frontier through Zooarchaeology.” Congratulations, Arianne!
This afternoon we have two talks, sponsored by FASA. Dr. Kelly Sams will present her talk “Disease X: An Anthropological History,” which will be followed by Alex Lowie, who will present his paper “Narratives of the Trayvon Martin Shooting.” The session will begin at 4 pm, in 1208a Turlington.
Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend
Mark your calendars, as this year we will welcome prospective new students to Gainesville and UF February 14 & 15. Stay tuned for our planned events, which include an afternoon picnic meet and greet for current students and faculty. Interested in volunteering a sofa for an itinerant visitor? Contact Chris LeClere (email@example.com), and he’ll set you up. Interested in volunteering at the picnic and other events? Contact Karen Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Competitions and Opportunities
Inside the Greenhouse announces its 5th annual ITG Comedy & Climate Change Short Video Competition. Any earthling is eligible, as is any, up to 3-minute long, video created since January 2019 is eligible. First prize: $400. More details, including submission guidelines, are here.
UF Anthropology & Jeopardy
Earlier this month, one of our UF anthropologist ancestors made it to the hallowed halls of Jeopardy with the following clue: William Maples was an expert in forensic anthropology working on the bodies of the Romanovs the Elephant Man & this U.S. president who mysterious death in 1850…
National Forests in Florida will soon be advertising a NTE 4-Year Archeologist (GS-0193-09) position with a duty station of Umatilla, FL. The position will be advertised DEMO. Deadline will close Feb 14. See the attached word.doc for details.