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Student News

PhD candidate Susan Hill’s book, Alternative Tourism in Budapest: Class, Culture, and Identity in a Postsocialist City, has been published

Susan Hill’s book, Alternative Tourism in Budapest: Class, Culture, and Identity in a Postsocialist City, has been published this month with Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield.

UWM Archaeological Field School: May 30-July 8, 2017

The UWM Archaeological Field School will return to the Crescent Bay Hunt Club for our 10th excavation season, and
to Koshkonong Creek Village for our 5th year of excavation. In addition to our excavations, we will conduct survey at several nearby sites along the northwest shore of Lake Koshkonong.

Study Abroad: Peru Past & Present – Summer 2017

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
For more information see …. Center for International Education’s Study Abroad Brochure

PhD student Josh Driscoll is quoted in BBC article on ancient ale in Britain

Read the BBC story “Why the Stone Age could be when Brits first brewed beer.” Congratulations Josh.

Alexandra Frankel wins 2nd prize in the ethnographic fiction contest

Congratulations to Master’s student Alexandra Frankel, who won 2nd prize in the ethnographic fiction contest, sponsored by the Society for Humanistic Anthropology! The title of her short story is “Waiting for Firat.”

PhD candidates edit special issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory

PhD candidates Lara Ghisleni and Alexis Jordan have edited a special issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory.

Monique Hassman receives award from Wisconsin Land Information Association

Graduate student Monique Hassman received one of four scholarships from the 2016 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Wisconsin Land Information Association Foundation.

Alexis Jordan awarded AIA’s Elizabeth Bartman Museum Internship Scholarship

Alexis Jordan, a PhD candidate in Anthropology, will use the Bartman grant to conduct archival research and commingled skeletal analyses on the remains from Harlyn Bay, the largest Iron Age cemetery in Cornwall.

Rachel McTavish receives Kohler Foundation Ruth Cohen Memorial Award

Graduate Student Rachel McTavish was awarded a Kohler Foundation Ruth Cohen Memorial Award to conduct isotope research on animal bone from sites excavated at Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

Richard Edwards awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Richard Edwards, under the supervision of Prof. Robert Jeske, will investigate the relationship between subsistence strategies and the development of cultural complexity among early Oneota agricultural populations in Wisconsin.