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Why Do We Play Games? Professor Malaby quoted in recent NYT for Kids article.

Professor Malaby contributed to the article, “Why do we play Games?”, in a New York Times for Kids print-only issue published on August 29th, 2021.  Professor Malaby was quoted as saying, “Games can be a project of inclusion”, when referring… Read More

Congratulations to Aislinn Sanders, Recipient of 2021 Ritzenthaler Award

2021 Ritzenthaler Museum Research Internship Award

New Web Series: Student Spotlight now available!

    The UWM Department of Anthropology has a brand new web series, Student Spotlight. Student Spotlight is a web series where we ask students about their experiences at UWM and abroad. Episodes focus on an individual or a group… Read More

Follow the Progress of Our Field School on Our New Blog!

Follow the link below to follow the 2021 UWM Archaeological Field School with weekly updates and photos of their work and artifacts! UWM Field School Discovers Large Pit Features & Post Holes Despite Rain in Week 5

PhD Candidate Michelle LaBerge Wins First Prize for Dissertation Research

Anthropology PhD candidate Michelle LaBerge has won first prize for a poster on her PhD thesis research at the Iron Age Research Student Symposium, an annual event held in the UK that provides postgraduate researchers with the opportunity to present… Read More

Ask a Professor! Ep. 3: The Political Crisis and Coup in Myanmar. Special Guest: Professor Ingrid Jordt

Ask a Professor! Ep. 3: The Political Crisis and Coup in Myanmar, with Professor Ingrid Jordt is now available to stream on our new videos page www.uwm.edu/anthropology/videos or simply click on the video link below! Hello everyone, welcome to Ask… Read More

New Course Spotlight: Games and Society – Anthro 140

Anthropology 140: Games and Society Course Description: Games and Society is a new course that serves as an introduction to the place of games in human society. This course examines several facets of this phenomenon, including: the anthropological foundations of… Read More

New Episode of Ask a Professor Now Available!

Ask A Professor! Ep. 2: The Life and Career of Archaeologist Robert Jeske is now available to view on our new Videos page! Or watch on YouTube by clicking here. In this episode we will ask Bob about how he… Read More

Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Archaeological Field School

Archaeology Field School

Don’t Miss Professor Nitzan Shoshen’s Upcoming Presentation: On the Immediacy of Home(land): Heimat politics in Germany – April 9th

Friday, April 9 2021 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Online via Zoom - See details above for more information or email Paul Brodwin at brodwin@uwm.edu

Join us for our first Anthropology Colloquium this year!

On the Immediacy of Home(land): Heimat politics in Germany by Nitzan Shoshen

Nitzan Shoshen is a political anthropologist who studies nationhood, governance and the political uses of affect and emotion. He is the author of the award-winning The Management of Hate: Nation, Affect and the and the Governance of Right-Wing Extremism in Germany (Princeton University Press 2016).  He received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2008.  He a faculty member at the Colegio de México, a leading research institute in social sciences and the humanities.

See below for the link to view the Colloquium!

Time: Apr 9, 2021 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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