Professor Jim Calcagno has developed one of the first online courses available as part of TED’s new Ted Studies series. Dr. Calcagno’s 2013 Evolutionary Anthropology article “What Makes Us Human” served as the inspiration for the course, which features a set of curated talks on evolution from experts such as Jane Goodall.
Kathleen Adams has recently published a new book chapter titled "Heritage, Memorialisation, and Identity Dialogues on the National Stage in Indonesia." It appears in the volume Writing Material Culture History.
Kristin Krueger has recently published an article titled "Reconstructing diet and behavior in bioarchaeological groups using incisor microwear texture analysis."
"The Deportation Machine," an interdisciplinary panel, is scheduled for Thursday, January 29.
Several Loyola Anthropology faculty recently presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Statz, together with Lauren Heidbrink, has developed the site to draw attention to representations of young migrants in policy reports and media.
Jim Calcagno's article "What Makes Us Human? Answers from Evolutionary Anthropology" (co-authored with Dr. Agustin Fuentes) is also the second highest of 81 anthropology journals by the ISI Journal Citation Reports.
Juliet Brophy recently spoke on "Plio-Pleistocene Hominin Evolution Using Morphometric Analyses" in the Anthropology Department at UW-Madison.
Dr. Agustín Fuentes recently delivered the kickoff keynote lecture for Loyola's Science Week 2014 with a talk titled "Can we ever get along? The science of aggression, cooperation and human nature."
Jim Calcagno recently gave the first lecture in series at Loyola related to the American Anthropological Association's "RACE: Are We So Different?" project. Dr. Calcagno's lecture was titled "RACE in Biocultural Perspective: Why Biology, Not Genetics, Matters."
Juliet Brophy will be giving a talk on October 21 in a series on Hominid Evolution for the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area.
Kristin Krueger and co-authors recently presented results of "Dental microwear texture analysis and the diet of the Scladina child" at a conference in Florence, Italy.
Dan Amick has recently been honored with a Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching Freshmen.
Noah Butler and Kristin Krueger served as a Research Mentors with the McNair Scholars Program over the summer, supervising undergraduate research on public health and the African diaspora, and linear enamel hypoplasias, respectively.
A Memorial Celebration of the Life of Dr. Paul Breidenbach, long-time Loyola anthropology professor, will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 4-8 p.m.
Catherine Nichols will offer a research presentation on "Anthropological Museum Collection Exchanges" at Beloit College on September 26.
Ben Penglase's new book, "Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela" was recently published by Rutgers University Press.
Juliet Brophy's research at the Rising Star site in South Africa was featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Loyola Magazine.
Ben Penglase recently had an essay on Brazilian soccer, politics, and the World Cup published online at Huffington Post.
In June and July, Anne Grauer will host high school students interested in learning about the human skeleton and forensic anthropology.
Ben Penglase has recently contributed a blog post on the pre-World Cup police pacification of marginalized neighborhoods in Rio for the website Anthropoliteia.
Thea Strand's research on the local dialect of Valdres, Norway was recently featured in Valdresmagasinet (The Valdres Magazine).
Ben Penglase recently participated in the annual International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, presenting a paper in a panel focused on ethnographies of street violence.
On the E-Board for 2014-15 are Eddie Chong, Tom Brown, Vanessa Mercado, Nicole York, and Emma Harley.
This year's Anthropology Student Celebration was held on April 23, featuring original student research and awards for graduating seniors.
Dr. Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz's research on undocumented migrants and U.S. immigration politics was recently featured in YES!
Rising seniors Kait Madsen and Eddie Chong have recently been awarded Provost and Social Justice Research Fellowships, respectively.
Dr. Kathleen Adams will deliver a lecture series on art and nation-building at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Loyola students will assist Dr. Anne Grauer and the Cook County Sheriff's Police in searching for human remains this April.
Dr. Brophy will participate in the upcoming Rising Star Workshop at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa, where she will document and compare the occlusal morphology and cuspal arrangement of the Rising Star hominid teeth.
Dr. Gomberg-Muñoz has organized a special issue of the journal City and Society, entitled "We Are All Arizona: Heightened Immigration Enforcement and Community Responses in the United States."