May 2022 News

May 26, 2022
Jill J. Tan, a third year PhD Candidate in sociocultural anthropology, has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant to support her dissertation project, “Corpses Incorporated: The Funeral Profession and the Geopolitics of Death in Singapore.” She is currently in the field... Read more
May 23, 2022
Congratulations to Jill J. Tan (M. Phil ’22) and Eric Krebs (B.A. ’22), winners in Yale University’s annual Theron Rockwell Field and John Addison Porter Prize competitions. Tan receives a Field Prize for her multimedia work of hybrid poetry, “Notes on the bicentennial of a f/l/ound/er/ing (2019... Read more
May 19, 2022
Congratualtions to Eric Krebs, who has received the 2022 Edward Sapir Prize. The Edward Sapir Prize is awarded annually for the most outstanding senior essay by an undergraduate Anthropology major in the areas of Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology. Eric won this award for a paper titled “... Read more
May 19, 2022
Congratulations to Raisha Waller on receiving the 2022 Schwartz Prize. The Schwartz Prize is awarded annually to the author of the most outstanding senior essay in biological anthropology by an Anthropology major. Raisha won this prize for an essay titled “The Limits of Empathy: Compassion, Fatigue... Read more
May 5, 2022
Yale Anthropology’s Richard Gutierrez Bribiescas and Alison Richard are among eight Yale faculty members—and just 261 new members—elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2022. Visit the Department’s Reproductive Ecology Lab website to learn more about Rick’s pioneering... Read more