Friday Bulletin June 5, 2020

Hi Everyone! Here’s a couple of items for the week: Requiring ANT 3451, Race and Racism As many of you know, a petition is circulating to replace the required What is the Good Life? course with ANT 3451, Race and Racism.  As of this morning, the petition had 23,000 signatures (you can find it here).  Dr. […]

Friday Bulletin May 22, 2020

Hi Everyone! It’s a bit slow, news-wise, around these parts.  But there are a few items: Publications and Awards Megan Cogburn just published an article in Social Science and Medicine, “Homebirth fines and health cards in rural Tanzania: On the push for numbers in maternal health.” You can find the article here.  Congratulations, Megan! Corinne Futch recently […]

Friday Bulletin May 8, 2020

I hope everyone is enjoying the end of the semester.  As we disperse to a different part of the our house or apartment for the summer, here are few items:   Chris LeClere’s research on coffee houses has been featured in the latest issue of the UF Explore magazine.  Find the article here.   Molly Selba’s […]

Monday Bulletin April 13, 2020

It’s nothing but good news in the Monday Bulletin: On the Awards front: Ph.D. Candidates Amanda Brock and Hannah Toombs were selected as recipients of a $3500 Ruth McQuown Scholarship for graduate students at UF.  Congratulations to both! Arianne Boileau was selected as one of the recipients of the 2020 Graduate School Mentoring Award.  Congrats, Arianne! The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians received […]

Friday Bulletin March 20, 2020

Anthropology Office The office remains open for business.  After a conversation with the staff, we’ve decided to continue business in our normal place.  We have plenty of Lysol wipes!  However, we’d encourage folks to avoid coming in unless it is absolutely necessary. Although we might be pretty good in keeping everything disinfected (our doorknobs have […]

Friday Scrapbook March 6, 2020

Dillo Roast! Our annual upcoming Armadillo Roast, which will be held on March 14 — Just 8 days away!  In addition to our horseshoes tournament and the mystery meat and pie competitions,  our roast hosts have devised some new attractions, including a Hot Ones challenge (how many actual or faux chicken wings can you consume, and how […]

Friday Scrapbook February 21, 2020

Graduate Recruitment Weekend Thanks to everyone who came out to meet with our newly admitted graduate students, and especially to those hosted students or who helped setup and take down at our Saturday picnic (or, in some cases, both!).  I’d like to offer a special shout-out to Chris LeClere for being such an excellent Cruise […]

Friday Bulletin January 31, 2020

Awards 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! FASA Colloquium 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 […]

Friday Scrapbook September 13, 2019

Hi All, It’s the Friday the 13th/Full Moon Edition of the Scrapbook.  This spooky combo only happens every 20-30 years, so be sure to save your copy:  this rare issue might be worth money someday on Ebay! Some Items from around the Department: Upcoming Events Potlatch this year is October 12 — less than a month […]