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09/13/2017
Can you dig it? Anthropology students visit Israel to practice archaeology techniques
For 4 weeks this summer, Megan Ashbrook, Sarah Kammer, Caroline Sausser, and Rachel Strohl got to experience first-hand what it is like to be an archaeologist. Miami sent the 3 undergraduate anthropology majors and one classics major to Akko, Israel, where they participated in the Tel Akko Archaeological Field School
08/14/2017
Jorden S. Martin’s groundbreaking research as a Goldman Scholar
When Jordan Martin signed up for his first cross-listed Anthropology-Biology course to study Biological Anthropology, he did so not expecting it to alter the direction of his life.
08/01/2017
Alumna Archaeologist Anne Stahl Visits
Archaeologist Ann Brower Stahl, Miami class of 1976, gave an engaging public lecture on "The Archaeology of Global Encounters in Rural West Africa."
07/31/2017
Rebecca Jean Andrew Awards
Nicole Schapker, Emma Brzezinski and Caitlin Douglass were recognized at the 22nd annual Rebecca Jeanne Andrew Memorial Award ceremony held April 14. Each received an award of $1,433 to support their primate research projects.
07/10/2017
Prof. Sidky's New Book Casts Fresh Light on Shamanism
What can shamanism tell us about what it means to be human? That’s the central question of Dr. H Sidky’s new book, The Origins of Shamanism, Spirit Beliefs, and Religiosity: A Cognitive Anthropological Perspective.
06/30/2017
Faculty News: Melissa Rosenzweig
Dr. Melissa Rosenzweig's archeological excavation work in Tel Akko and in Kurdistan.
05/31/2017
Humanities and social sciences make a strong showing at Miami's 2017 Undergraduate Research Forum
For many, the term "research" often connotes images of chemistry labs, biology specimens, and physics experiments -- but students in the humanities and social sciences demonstrated the significance of their own research as well at Miami's annual Undergraduate Research Forum
05/09/2017
2017 Commencement Speaker Daryl Baldwin and the Myaamia Center, with roots in College of Arts and Science, work to revitalize a once-dormant language
Daryl Baldwin, director of the Myaamia Center and esteemed language revivalist, has many to thank for the revitalization of Myaamia language and culture within his tribal community. Even in light of his recent achievements – including a MacArthur "Genius" Grant and being named the commencement speaker for Miami's graduating class of 2017 – Baldwin remains focused on both the community which he serves and the relationships that he's helped build over the years
05/05/2017
What Are the Best Ways to Teach Writing in Anthropology?
Four ATH faculty worked with the Howe Writing Center to develop strategies to teach writing in Anthropology.