‘An Incredible Endeavor’
In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill.
See related: Archaeology, Civil Rights, New York State, Race & Ethnicity, Student Experience, United States
Maxwell Faculty, Graduate Students Contribute to New Social Sciences Book
Faculty members Robert Rubinstein and Sandra Lane are among the co-editors and contributors to this handbook, which investigates the social contexts of health—including food and nutrition, race, class, ethnicity, trauma, gender, mental illness and the environment—to explain the complicated nature of illness.
See related: Aging, Gender and Sex, Health Policy, Natural Disasters, Race & Ethnicity
Rubinstein Piece on Onondaga County’s Lead Poisoning Crisis Published on Syracuse.com
"$85M for aquarium better spent attacking lead poisoning," co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published on Syracuse.com.
See related: Health Policy, New York State, State & Local
Bhan Discusses the Himalayan Community of Brogpa in VICE Article
Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies, was quoted in the VICE article, "This ‘Aryan’ Community’s ‘Exotic’ Clothes and Polyamorous Marriages Mask Other Truths."
See related: Parenting & Family, Race & Ethnicity, South Asia
Singleton Receives Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award
Professor Theresa Singleton received a 2022 Graduate Faculty Recognition Award.
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Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2022 One University Awards Ceremony
The 2022 One University Awards were held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel. The annual event honors members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service.
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Anthropology Student and Alumna Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
The fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in the U.S.
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Porous Borders, Invisible Boundaries?
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Maintaining Refuge: Anthropological Perspectives in Uncertain Times
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Armstrong Piece on Using Archaeology to Examine Harriet Tubman’s Life Published in Ms. Magazine
Professor Doug Armstrong's article, "Using Archaeology to Rediscover Harriet Tubman’s Life in Freedom," was published in Ms. Magazine.
See related: Archaeology, New York State
Rubinstein Contributes Chapter to Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict
The chapter, "Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict," was co-authored by Maxwell alum Fethi Keles '08 M.A. (Anth)/'14 Ph.D. (Anth).
New Book by Armstrong Offers Insights About Harriet Tubman’s Life Following Self-Emancipation
Douglas Armstrong, professor of anthropology, has published a new book, “The Archeology of Harriet Tubman’s Life in Freedom” (Syracuse University Press, 2022).
See related: Civil Rights, Human Rights, Race & Ethnicity
Jok weighs in on Sudan's new cabinet in the Africa Report
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Anthropology: A Global Perspective, 9th Edition
DeCorse talks to the Sunday Times about Sierra Leone's Bunce Island
See related: Africa (Sub-Saharan), Colonialism, Human Rights
In Memoriam: John Burdick Remembered for Teaching, Advocacy
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Bhan comments on Ayodhya, Kashmir in Deccan Herald article
See related: Colonialism, India, Religion
Three members of Maxwell School faculty earn promotion
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Bhan discusses the new domicile law for Kashmir with Al Jazeera
Jok discusses working, parenting during the pandemic in Daily Nation
See related: Africa (Sub-Saharan), Child & Elder Care, COVID-19