January 2015 News

January 29, 2015
“The Yale InterAsia Initiative’s promotion of collaborative research, scholarly networking, and public policy connections across Asia has been recognized by the Carnegie Corporation of New York with a renewal grant of $500,000. The Carnegie Corporation launched the initiative in 2012 with an... Read more
January 28, 2015
The new article, published in Ancient Mesoamerica, discusses “the emergence of regional hierarchy around the site of Uci in the northwest Yucatan, Mexico”, and how “ordinary people affect power relations” (Hutson and Welch 2014: 421).   “This paper presents the first systematic settlement pattern... Read more
January 24, 2015
More information about Professor Brian Wood’s research can be found at his faculty page. Click here to access the list of recent grantees at the Leakey Foundation.
January 24, 2015
“Using an entirely new conceptual vocabulary through which to understand men’s experiences and expectations at the dawn of the twenty-first century, this path-breaking volume focuses on fatherhood around the globe, including transformations in fathering, fatherhood, and family life. It includes new... Read more
January 21, 2015
“Even though there is great diversity in the organization of human societies, we all fall in love. Many of us maintain long relationships with the person we love romantically—or, as biologists state it, establish pair bonds—and together we form families and raise children, albeit with different... Read more
January 19, 2015
“Earth’s earliest primates have taken a step up in the world, now that researchers have gotten a good look at their ankles.   A new study has found that Purgatorius, a small mammal that lived on a diet of fruit and insects, was a tree dweller. Paleontologists made the discovery by analyzing 65-... Read more