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Monica Smith in IOES Magazine: Right-sizing the feast: Archaeological insights from the COVID-19 pandemic

Written in conversation with seminar participants Steven Ammerman,…
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Prof. Robert Lemelson and Elemental Productions win the 2020 General Anthropology Division New Directions Award

The General Anthropology Division (GAD) of the American Anthropological…
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H. Samy Alim in New York Times Opinion: Of Course Kamala Harris Is Articulate

"Describing her this way sends a message that you think most…

Alessandro Duranti in BBC News: New Greetings in the Time of COVID

Prof. Alessandro Duranti talks to BBC News about greetings. Read…

Hannah Appel in the Boston Review: “Debtors of the world, unite!”

Assistant Professor Hannah Appel's essay "Debtors of the world,…

Armchair Expert with Jason De Leon released

The live recording of Armchair Expert with guest Prof. Jason…

Akhil Gupta named president of the American Anthropological Association

Prof. Akhil Gupta, UCLA Professor of Anthropology, has been named…

Dan Fessler discusses the Bedari Kindness Institute on CNN

Watch the interview with Prof. Fessler here.

Remembering Jim Sackett

Dear friends and colleagues,It is with a heavy heart that I inform…

UCLA Anthropology graduate Karla Estrada featured in LA Times article about DACA

LA Times: "DACA changed a generation of California immigrants.…

The New Yorker: Dax Shepard, Anthropology Major

Actor, screenwriter, and director Dax Shepard is proud of his…

Prof. Shannon Speed on NPR: Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

Shannon Speed, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the…

Anthropology student Alex Krantzler wins the Undergraduate Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

Alexandra (Alex) Krantzler, an undergraduate student in the Department…