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  • Check out this interesting article by Josh L Davis on IFLScience

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  • "When Everglades National Park was established it was pretty dramatic for people who lived in the southern part of the Everglades," says Associate Professor of Anthropology Laura Ogden in a WGCU story about Everglades National Park and its plan to end the use of private airboats in the 109,000-acre East Everglades Expansion Area, which became part of the park almost 30 years ago.

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  • Seventeen Dartmouth students and alumni have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) for 2016, and another nine received honorable mentions. The Dartmouth winners were among the 2,000 selected from 17,000 applicants nationwide.

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  • Andrés Mejía-Ramón '16, one of the inaugural Penelope W. and E. Roe Stamps IV Leadership Scholar Awards recipients, will soon find out if the archaeological council of the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico has granted permission to Agustín Ortiz Butrón, Luis Barba, and himself to excavate features he has been analyzing since 2013. "You'd be surprised", says Mejía-Ramón, "how hard it is obtaining permission to dig. As of late, a lot of the work has been being patient in...

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  • On Thursday, April 14 at 4:30 pm (in Rm 315 Silsby) there will be a joint Anthropology/NAS-sponsored colloquium by Joshua Smith entitled:

    'Last on the Warpath': The Spirit and Intent of Action Anthropology 

    Joshua Smith received his Ph.D. in anthropology last year from the University of Western Ontario and is currently a Post-doctoral Fellow in American Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Smith's dissertation, bearing the same title as...

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  • Dartmouth's Department of Anthropology Presents: Biological Anthropology—A Series in Five Parts

    Dr. Jacinta Beehner
    Assoc. Professor of Anthropology and Psychology
    University of Michigan

    Reproductive...

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  • A Dartmouth Now article by Bill Platt:

    Dartmouth students got a taste of professional anthropology fieldwork when international leaders of government, NGOs, academia, and the Nepali diaspora convened at the College for the ...

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  • Associate Professor of Anthropology Jesse Casana was featured on BBC Radio earlier this week. Professor Casana talked about archeology and looting in Syria, and his work with villagers who are now internally displaced, living in a camp on the border with Turkey. The interview is an episode in a BBC series called The Museum of Lost Objects.

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  • New evidence of early human activity in the Siberian Arctic suggests that humans may have migrated to North America far earlier than scientists first postulated!

    Paleolithic records of humans in the Eurasian Arctic (above 66°N) are scarce, stretching back to 30,000 to 35,000 years ago at most. Vladimir Pitulko and the team investigating these sites have found evidence of human occupation 45,000 years ago at 72°N, well within the Siberian Arctic. The evidence is in the form of a frozen...

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  • Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies Sergei Kan published A Russian American Photographer in Tlingit Country: Vincent Soboleff in Alaska in 2013. His book recently won the Joan Paterson Kerr Award for the best illustrated book on the American West by the Western History Association. 

    "This book is a rich record of life in small-town southeastern Alaska in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It is the first book to showcase the photographs of Vincent Soboleff, an...

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