2010  Anthropologyrss

  • November 08, 2010

    Sustainability fellowships support student research

    Seventeen UC Santa Cruz graduate and undergraduate students have received more than $87,000 in Sustainability Fellowship grants from the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) to help fund research that includes water quality protection in Italy and the United States, environmental justice in California, salmon farming in Chile, and farming practices in Wisconsin.

  • October 19, 2010

    Patricia Zavella awarded career achievement prize

    Patricia Zavella, chair of the Latin American and Latino studies department at UC Santa Cruz, has been named co-winner of the 2010 Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America by the Society for the Anthropology of North America. North America.

  • September 09, 2010

    Six UCSC students win Fulbrights

    Six UC Santa Cruz students – five in anthropology, one in environmental studies – have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for a year's study and research abroad. Five doctoral degree candidates and one 2010 graduate will travel to China, the Krygyz Republic, Korea, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela to conduct their research projects.

  • May 21, 2010

    UCTV show featuring UC Santa Cruz now available for viewing

    The television magazine show "State of Minds" produced by UCTV and featuring several segments filmed last month on the UC Santa Cruz campus is now online and available for viewing.

  • May 03, 2010

    UC Santa Cruz anthropology professor Anna Tsing wins Guggenheim Fellowship

    UC Santa Cruz anthropology professor Anna Tsing has won a Guggenheim Fellowship to further her research into the commodity chain and global ecology of the matsutake mushroom.

  • April 30, 2010

    UCTV hosts next State of Minds from UC Santa Cruz

    Cowell College courtyard, Terra Fresca restaurant, Earth and Marine Sciences building, the Great meadow, and the Digital Arts Research Center all serve as backdrops for the next edition of State of Minds, a 30-minute video magazine produced by UCTV.

  • February 28, 2010

    Professor's documentary on folklórico premieres Saturday

    As a Merrill College undergraduate, Olga Nájera-Ramírez discovered Mexican folklórico dance and was immediately captivated. It has become a lifelong interest. Now, the UC Santa Cruz professor of anthropology has produced a documenta