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Watson Smith Prize 2024: Call for Submissions

The Department of Anthropology announces its annual competition for the Watson Smith Prize for best student anthropology research paper. The cash award will be $250.00. If submissions merit it, there will be one prize given at the graduate student level and one prize given at the undergraduate student level. Prizes will be announced at commencement in May.
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Women's History Month: Katherine Mason

Katherine Mason is a medical anthropologist and co-founder of the Pandemic Journaling Project (PJP). In this spotlight, she discusses what Women's History Month means to her and her research.
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Celebrating International Women's Day

International Women's Day is March 8th. In this feature, Jessaca Leinaweaver shares her recent work with the international organization SOS Children's Villages and her continuing research around the past, present, and future of gendered kinship.
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Research Apprenticeship Spotlight: Isabella Ferrera '24

In this spotlight interview, the department caught up with Isabella Ferrera '24, an Anthropology and English concentrator, to learn more about what she looks forward to accomplishing in Anthropology's Research Apprenticeship Program. The Program aims to foster collaboration between students and faculty on faculty research.
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What's to love about Anthropology?

In a special Valentine's Day feature, concentrators in the Department of Anthropology share what they love about being part of the community. 
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Taking Archaeology to the Big Screen

In this spotlight, Parker VanValkenburgh delves into his work on the show "Lost Cities Revealed with Albert Lin" — now streaming on DisneyPlus!