Erica Bornstein was voted in as President-Elect of the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association in the spring AAA elections.
UWM’s Bettina Arnold presented an invited paper at a conference on “Cremation Burials in Europe between the 2nd millennium BC and the 4th century AD” at the University of Munich on October 14, 2017 with Matthew L. Murray (University of Mississippi)
The program summarizes the recovery of human remains associated with the unmarked, abandoned Second Ward Cemetery, also known as the Gruenhagen Cemetery or German Protestant Cemetery. The work was done as a result of the expansion associated with Guest House of Milwaukee, a non-profit shelter for homeless men.
Tracey Heatherington co-edited a forum on “Anthropologists Witnessing and Reshaping the Neoliberal Academy” published in volume 5(1) of ANUAC, the journal of the national association of Italian cultural anthropologists.
Sponsored by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, and organized by the University of Munich, 30 archaeologists, biochemists and paleobotanists gathered to present new research on the evidence for Celtic Iron Age feasting and drinking behavior.
Bettina Arnold, Josh Driscoll and Chad Sheridan, Lakefront Brewery’s Lead Cellarman, were featured in a Lake Effect interview with WUWM’s Bonnie North.
Professor Bettina Arnold has been appointed to a four year term on the Editorial Board of American Anthropologist, the academic journal of the American Anthropological Association.
Guest Tracey Heatherington, associate professor of Anthropology, has spent the past several years studying the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, located on a remote Norwegian island above the arctic Circle.