News and Awards
On December 1st, the University of Chicago will celebrate Giving Tuesday 2020, a 24-hour outpouring of global generosity.
Prof. Susan Gal publishes new book "Signs of Difference" with Cambridge University Press.
Silverstein joined the Department of Anthropology in 1971 as an Associate Professor after being a Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard. Over a half century at the University of Chicago ...
In the midst of ongoing violence of state agents and white vigilantes against Black and Indigenous peoples in the Americas, we in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago support
Michael Silverstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Established
The Michael Silverstein Memorial Fund is devoted to expanding access to anthropology at the University of Chicago and diversifying the scholarship within it. In honor of Michael Silverstein's pioneering contribution to the study of language, Native North America and Aboriginal Australia, and politics within the United States, as well as his half century of teaching at the University of Chicago, the memorial fund will prioritize support for alumni of the Chicago Public Schools and for members of historically underrepresented communities within anthropology. The Michael Silverstein Memorial Fund is devoted to doctoral research that expands the scope, inclusion, and contribution of anthropology as a mode of social inquiry.
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Discuss Your Giving Interests
To discuss your philanthropy in further detail, contact Yasmin Omer, Assistant Dean of Development for the Division of the Social Sciences.