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LaDousa Publishes Book on India’s Hindi/English Division

Hindi Is Our Ground, English Is Our Sky, a book by Associate Professor of Anthropology Chaise LaDousa, was recently published by Berghahn.  More ...

Nine Students Awarded Class of '79 Travel Grant

Nine Hamilton seniors have been selected to receive the Class of 1979 Student Travel Award. The award, established by the alumni of Hamilton's Class of 1979, offers financial assistance to Hamilton students who wish to pursue extensive research projects in different parts of the world.  More ...

Students place the string as they create Nazca Lines.
Anthropology Class Investigates Frauds and Fantastic Claims

If you were wondering about that series of pink flags that were later supplanted by white chalk designs on the area between Admissions and the Taylor Science Center, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Khori Newlander ’04 can explain. It was all part of a project for his course “Frauds and Fantastic Claims in Archaeology.”  More ...

Douglas Raybeck
Raybeck Publishes Book Chapter

Douglas Raybeck, professor of anthropology emeritus, contributed a chapter in a new book titled Extraterrestrial Altruism. The chapter, “Predator: Prey Models and Contact Considerations,” focuses on whether or not “an intelligent alien will be beneficent, neutral or hostile.”  More ...

Maggie Haag '15, left, teaches English to refugees at Conkling School in Utica.
Hamilton Student Teaches Literacy Via Technology

Utica has the fourth highest concentration of refugees of all cities in the United States. Many of these immigrants struggle to adjust to American culture and language. Through a Kirkland Summer Associate project, Maggie Haag ’15 is trying new ways to use technology to teach refugees English and help them to understand American culture.  More ...

2013 Archaeology Field School Site
Goodale and Nauman Present "Digging into First Nations History"

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Nathan Goodale and Visiting Instructor Alissa Nauman presented “Digging into First Nations history in the Columbia Valley: Lessons from an archaeological dig near Lemon Creek” at Revelstoke Museum in Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada, on Monday, July 29.  More ...

Participants in 2013 archaeology field school in British Columbia, Canada
Students Excavate Pithouse in British Columbia

Eleven students from Hamilton College, Western Connecticut College and Selkirk College are participating in a six-week intensive archaeology field immersion course in the prehistory, history, ethnography and language of the indigenous peoples of the interior Pacific Northwest. Program director, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Nathan Goodale was interviewed on “Radio West,” a program on CBC/Radio-Canada on July 6 about the field school and its goals.   More ...

Joana Sabadell-Nieto, Katherine Terrell, Chris Vasantkumar
Three Faculty Awarded Tenure

Three Hamilton College faculty members were approved for tenure by the college’s board of trustees during a recent meeting. The board granted tenure to Joana Sabadell-Nieto (Hispanic Studies), Katherine Terrell (English) and Christopher Vasantkumar (anthropology).  More ...

Hamilton Authors Publish in SAA Archaeological Record

An article written by several members of the Hamilton community was published in the May issue of The SAA Archaeological Record, the magazine of the Society for American Archaeology.  More ...

Chaise LaDousa with Paige Cross '13 and Anna Zahm '13 at the NEAA Conference.
Hamilton Represented at NEAA Conference

Associate Professor of Anthropology Chaise LaDousa and Hamilton seniors Paige Cross and Anna Zahm presented papers at the Northeastern Anthropological Association Conference.  More ...

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