Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll presented papers at the Premodern Food Conference

Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll presented papers at the Premodern Food Conference in Minneapolis, October 17-19 Follow the link below for more information about the conference and their research! Premodern Food Cultures Conference

A Roundtable on Transformative Work in Modern Ethnology with Dr. T. L. Taylor

Friday, October 18 2019 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Sabin Hall 394

The Anthropology Student Union will host a student-led student-moderated roundtable discussion with Dr. T. L. Taylor on October 18, 2019, from 12:30-1:30pm in Sabin 394. Dr. Taylor is a qualitative sociologist whose explores the interrelations between culture and technology in online leisure environments. The discussion will focus on the methods and process of designing, conducting, and disseminating an ethnological project on modern culture. Students are encouraged to bring their lunch and any questions they may have for Dr. Taylor.

Professor Robert Jeske Receives Distinguished Career Award

Congratulations to Bob Jeske for receiving this year’s Distinguished Career Award from the Midwest Archaeological Conference! Bob has spent several decades working to shed light on complex archaeological problems in the Midwest. Bob Jeske (left) with MAC President John Doershuk… Read More

Upcoming Anthropology Colloquium

Friday, October 25 2019 3:30pm

Sabin Hall Rm. G-28
3413 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

“He has many needs”: Defining the Sex Offender in Sentencing Hearings

Speaker: Professor Sameena Mulla, PhD

Dr. Sameena Mulla is associate professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University. Her research interests include legal anthropology; medical technology; the anthropology of expert knowledge; and race, gender and the body.

Dr. Mulla is the author of The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention (NYU Press 2014), winner of the Margaret Mead Award presented by the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology. She is also co-editor of the book series “Police/Worlds: Studies in Security Crime and Governance” at Cornell University Press.

This event is co-sponsored by the UWM Department of Women’s and Gender Studies