News and Awards

Graduate student Ji Yea Hong wins the 2018 Dying and Bereavement Doctoral Student Paper Prize from the Dying and Bereavement Interest Group of Society for Medical Anthropology, a section of the Ame

Graduate student Maira Hayat wins the 2018 Sylvia Forma Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association.

Teaching Fellow Dr. Andrea Ford wins the Feminist Forum Professor Award for her course “Reproductive Worlds.”

The James R. & Anita Horne Jenkins Family Foundation have donated funds for an endowment to support dissertation research and writing in the Department of Anthropology.

Signs and Society, vol. 6, no. 1 features articles written in honor of Professor Michael Silverstein



Alice Yao on "The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China"

Alice Yao, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago, discusses her archaeological research in Yunnan province, China. Yao is the author of "The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China: From the Bronze Age to the Han Empire" (Oxford University Press, 2016). This vieo was produced by UChicago anthropological doctoral students Jiyea Hong, Marshall Kramer, and Heangjin Park.