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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

PhD candidate Alexis Jordan receives grant from the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology

PhD candidate Alexis Jordan has been awarded a grant in support of her thesis research from the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology: http://www.babao.org.uk/

UWM Anthropology Represented at 18th Conference of the International Work Group for Paleoethnobotany

UWM-CRM/Anthropology’s Jennifer Haas presented a paper at the 18th Conference of the International Work Group for Paleoethnobotany in Lecce, Italy. Research conducted by Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll was also noted in a paper presented by University… Read More

PhD Student Josh Rivers Receives Fulbright for Ethnographic Fieldwork with CCP Games

PhD Student Josh Rivers has been awarded a Fulbright student award for his Dissertation project, Caretaking of Cyberspace: CCP Games and Symbiosis in EVE Online. Here is a brief description of his project: As digital platforms have solidified their place… Read More

Wow! Five Graduate Students Receive Fellowships in 2019

Congratulation to the following students receiving fellowships in AY 19-20! Robert Ahlrichs – Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship Shaheen Christie – R1 Advanced Opportunity Program (R1AOP) Fellowship Alexis Jordan – R1  Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship Josh Rivers – Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship Jessica Skinner… Read More

2019 UWM Archaeological Field School Announced

The UWM Department of Anthropology will be offering a 6-credit archaeological field school (ANTH 567) to undergraduate and graduate students this summer at The Aztalan site, an ancient palisaded village located in southeastern Wisconsin. Please follow the link below for… Read More

PhD Student Cheri Price Awarded FLAS Fellowship to study Mixtec Language

Cheri Price, archaeology PhD student, has been awarded a third Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She will continue studying Mixtec in Oaxaca, Mexico, this summer in preparation for her dissertation research on… Read More

Fulbright Scholar Heads Back to Africa

When Allison Kotowicz arrived in Tanzania for an undergraduate study abroad, she felt like she had found her home. Today, Kotowicz is an anthropology PhD student and she’ll be returning to her adopted home in August as a Fulbright-Hays doctoral dissertation research abroad fellow to continue her research into Tanzania’s conservation, tourism, and development.

Graduate Student Sam Bomkamp Receives Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Sam Bomkamp was awarded the Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship through the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Milwaukee Chapter. It was founded in honor of a former board member and is aimed toward funding emerging nonprofit leaders who have served as employees,… Read More