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New Analysis Finds the Ancient World Populated by Diverse Hominin Species

Monday, May 15, 2017

Anthropologist Luke Delezene is part of a team that found Homo naledi to be different than anything known and more recent than expected.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology

Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities International Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences Middle East Studies

Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak Tonight

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" at 5:30 p.m. tonight in Gearhart Hall 26.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Honors College Events Humanities International Lectures Politics Anthropology English Political Science

'Minoan Women, Matriarchy, and Revolt' Public Lecture April 19

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

John G. Younger, an author and professor at the University of Kansas, will talk about the Minoan culture and revolution against a female-dominated society at 7 p.m. April 19 in GRAD 166.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Anthropology History World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Stigler Lecture Features Whitney Battle-Baptiste on Black Feminist Archaeology April 11

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Whitney Battle-Baptiste's lecture, "Moving Mountains and Liberating Dialogues: My Journey Toward Creating a Black Feminist Archaeology,"  will be at 6 tonight.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Lectures Social Sciences African and African American Studies Anthropology History

Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak April 13

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" Thursday, April 13. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Honors College Events Humanities International Lectures Politics Anthropology English International Studies Political Science

Sociologist to Lecture on Immigration and Expressions of Latino Membership

Friday, March 31, 2017

Cecilia Menjívar from the University of Kansas will present a lecture entitled, "Immigration Law, Hostile Contexts, and the Membership of Latino Immigrants" Tuesday, April 4.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Latin American and Latino Studies

Axel Posluschny to Offer Stigler Lecture on Celtic Hillforts Today

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Axel Posluschny, director of research at the Keltenwelt am Glauberg, Germany, will give a lecture on "Early Celtic 'Princely' Hillforts" at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in Giffels Auditorium of Old Main.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Lectures Research & Innovation Science Anthropology

Video Features Lucas Delezene's Research Into New Species of Human Ancestor

Monday, March 06, 2017

Delezene, a biological anthropologist and expert in hominid dental anatomy, leads an international team of experts studying the dental anatomy of the new species, Homo naledi.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Science Anthropology
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