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We’re very proud of our seniors: Sophie Swanson, Riley Rice, and Ariana Fernandez. More information about their winning essays is below:
Edward Sapir Prize in Sociocultural/Linguistic Anthropology Sophie Anne Swanson, Morse College, Class of 2015, for her essay “Heritage at... Read more
Ruoxi Yu, an undergraduate in Berkeley College, was recently awarded a 2015 Williams Prize for her essay “The Girl with the Peanut Necklace: Experiences of Infertility and in vitro Fertilization in China”. Ruoxi is advised by Professor Marcia Inhorn and Visiting Professor Susan Brownell.
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“Using published and new data from a population of monogamous owl monkeys in the Argentinean Chaco, I examine the hypothesis that social monogamy is a default social system imposed upon males because the spatial and/or temporal distribution of resources and females makes it difficult for a single... Read more
“In this article, I examine producers’ interpretations of economic downturn in an Alaskan commercial fishery to shed light on how workers endure ongoing capitalist vicissitudes and how capitalism itself endures. I focus on Alaska’s salmon industry, which has weathered many ups and downs. In... Read more