Abby Stone and Naveen Kanji recently presented at Loyola's annual Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium.
Grace will study gender the production and collection of textiles from the May Weber Collection.
Her research project is entitled "Empowering Each Other: Leadership Development in an Immigrant Women's Collective."
Her research project will focus on "Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA): Gendered Dimensions of the Application Process."
His project is entitled "What Ever Happened to Class?: Lesson Learned from the Fight for 15."
What’s underneath this grass on Halas Quad, may surprise you: old garbage. Extending across this part of Loyola’s Lake Shore campus is a landfill that contains about 60 tons of trash. Hundreds of artifacts exposed during construction projects have been collected and studied by Anthropology professor Dr. Daniel Amick.
Emily Dattilo Headed to Grad School at Marquette U
Emily, an Anthropology and History major at Loyola, will be attending Marquette University's History (MA) graduate program in Fall 2015, where she will study museums and public history
Haein Sung to Attend Graduate School at Columbia University
Haein Sung (2013) was accepted into Columbia University's School of Public Health and will begin a Master's program there in the fall.
Ben Penglase has been honored with a Sujack Master Researcher Award by the College of Arts and Sciences.
Good, a Loyola Anthropology alum (2007), recently defended her Ph.D. at Northwestern and will join the faculty at Miami University in Fall 2015.
Menchen-Trevino (2001) completed her Ph.D. in Communications in 2012, and she will take a position as an Assistant Professor at American University beginning in Fall 2015.
Anthropology senior Abbey Stone presented original research at the conference, as did Dr. Juliet Brophy.
Statz, a Loyola Anthropology alum (2005), recently received her Ph.D. in Sociocultural Anthropology and a graduate certificate in Comparative Law and Society Studies
Loyola Anthropology alum Brooke Morgan (2008) has successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation in Anthropology at Southern Methodist University.
Dr. Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz is an organizer for a panel that will seek answers to this question. The event is scheduled for March 25, 2015, with speakers including Roberto Gonzales, Aurora Chang, José Ángel N., and Rigo Padilla.
Nicole York Headed to Graduate School at Purdue
Graduating Senior Nicole York has been accepted to the anthropology graduate program at Purdue University. Congratulations!
Kathleen Adams spoke on “Toraja Families, Funerals and Facebook: Re-Imag(in)ing an Indonesian ‘house-based society’ in transnational times” at Northern Illinois University’s lecture series on Southeast Asia.
Eddie has been awarded an Anthropology Alliance Internship with the Science Action for Conservation and Community Center at the Field Museum.
Catherine Nichols will give a presentation at Chicago's Newberry Library on March 11 as part of the library’s American Indian Studies Seminar Series.
Kathleen Adams was recently quoted in an article seeking to unpack the real story behind the Toraja zombie images circulating on the net.
A university acquisition that was years in the making is now giving students a chance to study non western folk art – and unravel the mind of a collector.
Ben Penglase recently gave a talk titled "The Prejudice of Place: Policing and Race in a Brazilian Favela."
Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz was interviewed about her ethnographic research among undocumented migrants and their families.
Ben Penglase writes about the various inspirations for his book, Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela
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.