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Recent PhD Adrienne Frie publishes article in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology

Recent PhD Adrienne Frie has published an article entitled “Horses and the Embodiment of Masculinity in the Dolenjska Hallstatt Culture” in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology.

Dr. Patricia Richards and UWM-CRM featured on recent Milwaukee PBS program

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.

UWM Anthropology faculty and students collaborate on an international publication

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.

Bettina Arnold presented two public lectures at the J. Paul Getty Museum

Professor Arnold presented two public lectures entitled “The Past on Tap: Feasts and Fermented Brews in Ancient Europe” at the J. Paul Getty Museum’s Bacchus Uncorked program on July 15 and 16, 2017.

Bettina Arnold interviewed for French documentary film “The Enigma of the Celtic Tomb”

Bettina Arnold was interviewed for a documentary film “The Enigma of the Celtic Tomb“. The premiere showing at the Louvre in Paris on June 15, 2017 will be followed by a seven day broadcast on the French/German television channel ARTE beginning on June 17th.

MS student Alexandra Frankel accepts position in the American Anthropological Association publications office

Alexandra Frankel, a Spring 2017 cultural anthropology MS graduate, joined the American Anthropological Association in December 2016 as an editorial assistant.

Bettina Arnold invited speaker at international conference at Weltenburg Monastery in Bavaria, Germany

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.

Tarryl Janik receives the 2017 Ruggiero Field Research Award

Tarryl Janik received the 2017 Ruggiero Field Research Award to study the place of the jaguar in mean-making and the politics of survival and autonomy in Paramakatoi, Guyana.

MS student Amy Klemmer receives Tinker Award for research in Latin America

Amy Klemmer, will use the award to study past human responses to climate change in Ecuador during the summer of 2017.

Cheri Lynn Price, PhD student, awarded FLAS fellowship to study Mixtec language

Cheri Lynn Price, archaeology PhD student working with Jason Sherman, has been awarded one of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies’ Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships.