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Student and Faculty Author Article in Journal of Archaeological Science
Heather Otis '10, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Nathan Goodale, and Ken Bart, director of the microscopy and imaging facility, published an article, "Sickle blade life history and the transition to agriculture: A case study from Southwest Asia," in the Journal of Archaeological Science. The article appeared online on Dec. 21 and will be published in the March issue of the journal. The study examines the importance of sickle technology during the transition to agriculture in the Middle East at an early Neolithic community occupied circa 11,500 years ago in Jordan. More ...
Senior Fellow Fiona Kirkpatrick '10
Fiona Kirkpatrick '10 Scrutinizes Life in Imperial India
“I want to research the experiences of British and Indian women during the British colonial rule in India,” explains Fiona Kirkpatrick ‘10. And as a Senior Fellow, she has done (and will continue to do) just that: she is exempt from taking classes so that she may devote her time to writing a lengthy thesis of her choosing. More ...
Caroline Krumholz '10
Internship in Anthropology Department Inspires Caroline Krumholz ‘10
Caroline Krumholz ’10 never described her interest in different people and ethnicities as anthropology until she came to Hamilton. Once she identified anthropology as a distinct subject with its own title and terminology, her interest began to grow. Ever since, she has become increasingly committed to learning more about culture and tradition. This summer, she is interning in Hamilton’s Anthropology Department, working under the advisory of Assistant Professor Chaise LaDousa. He is guiding her through the process of conducting fieldwork and sifting through relevant literature. More ...
Nathan Goodale
Goodale Publishes in American Antiquity
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Nathan Goodale with co-author Ian Kuijt (University of Notre Dame) recently published an article titled “Daily Practice and the Organization of Space at the Dawn of Agriculture: A Case Study from the Near East”  in American Antiquity. More ...
Haeng-ja Chung
Chung Awarded SSRC-JSPS Fellowship for Another Year
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS) acknowledged Assistant Professor of Anthropology Haeng-ja Chung's academic accomplishments of 2008-2009 and awarded her the full-period extension of the SSRC-JSPS Fellowship. As a result, her fellowship period is extended to 2008-2010, the maximum period the organizations could offer. More ...
Matthew Eichenfield '09 Presents at San Diego Conference
Matthew Eichenfield '09 presented at the "Barcamp San Diego," a technology conference held at Intuit's San Diego Campus on May 30-31. His presentation was titled "Analyzing Artifacts: What Computers Can Tell Us About Archaeology" and was the culmination of his year-long independent study project with Nathan Goodale, assistant professor of anthropology. More ...
Douglas Raybeck
Raybeck Article Appears in Ethos
An invited commentary titled "Introduction: Diversity Not Uniformity," written by Professor of Anthropology Douglas Raybeck was published in the June 2009 issue of Ethos, the Journal of the Society of Psychological Anthropology. Raybeck also presented "The Nature of Human Intelligence ... and that of 'Others'?" at the 25th Annual CONTACT Conference at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. More ...
Haeng-ja Chung
Chung Gives Invited Talk at Wako University
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Haeng-ja Chung was invited to give a talk at the Department of Transcultural Studies, Wako University, in Tokyo, on May 25. Her talk was titled "What Are Japanese? Who Are You?" She problematized the notion of "Japanese" nationals (kokumin) by juxtaposing the case study of the Japanese-born "foreigners" in Japan. More ...
Charlotte Beck and Tom Jones
Beck and Jones Present at 74th Society for American Archaeology Meeting
Professors of Anthropology Charlotte Beck and Tom Jones presented a paper titled "A Case of Extinction in Paleoindian Lithic Technology" at the 74th Society for American Archaeology Meeting in Atlanta on April 23. The paper is a continuation of Beck and Jones's research on the earliest colonists of North America and discusses the ultimate disappearance of a particular technology used initially by these early colonists. More ...
Haeng-ja Chung
Chung Presents Paper at RCAPS Conference
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Haeng-ja Chung was invited to give a paper, "Mapping the Invisible: Ethnic Passing and Feminized Male Labor in the Nightclubs in Japan," at the 2008 RCAPS Conference: The Asia Pacific in the Emerging World System at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in December 2008. More ...
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