News

September 20, 2022
Alison Richard, Professor Emerita, has published a new book, The Sloth Lemur’s Song: Madagascar from the Deep Past to the Uncertain Present, with The University of Chicago Press.
August 17, 2022
In July, 2022, Professor Ned Blackhawk and members of the NYU-Yale American Indian Sovereignty Project hosted the annual Institute for Constitutional Studies—the nation’s premier institute dedicated to ensuring that future generations of Americans understand the substance and historical development... Read more
August 17, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Cerdeña, who received her PhD in Anthropology from Yale in 2021, for winning the 2022 Sam Dubal Memorial Award for Anti-Colonialism and Racial Justice. The award is given annualy by the American Anthropological Association. Read more about the award and Dr. Cerdeña... Read more
August 17, 2022
Congratulations to Professor Claudia Valeggia, who was one of four members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to receive a Dean’s Award for Inclusion and Belonging in 2022. Read more about her award here, and visit the Reproductive Ecology Lab here.
August 11, 2022
PhD candidate Katherine McNally has published “Ghost Net,” based on her dissertation research, in Anthropology News. Her work connects the circulation and present-day effects of ghost nets in Newfoundland to ongoing legacies of colonialism, exploitation, and extraction in North American fisheries.... Read more
August 9, 2022
“Human Osteology,” an anthropology course taught by Professor Eric Sargis, has been featured in Yale News as one of Yale’s more popular summer courses. The Yale News article quotes Professor Sargis: “It’s a very exploratory, hands-on course, which is why I think students find it so fun,” said... Read more
August 9, 2022
With the support from the Alan H. Smith Fund, Jessica P. Cerdeña (PhD’22) collaborated with artist Kate Stone to create animations to share her dissertation research with the general public (see links below). Jes uses the metaphor of the monarch butterfly to describe the powerful ways Latina... Read more