Nomi Stone, postdoctoral fellow in anthropology, was selected for inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2016, along with Robin Coste Lewis, James Richardson, Deborah Landau, Martin Espada, Eleanor Wilner, and other poets. She is the only anthropologist in the anthology.
On August 10, 2016, Stefan Sperling*06 passed away in San Francisco after a brief illness. His many friends and colleagues are still in shock over his sudden passing. Born in what was then East Germany Stefan escaped with his mother and sister in 1971. He immigrated to the United States as a young man. He earned his undergraduate degrees at Deep Springs College and the University of Chicago, conducted post-graduate work at Stanford, and received a PhD in anthropology from Princeton.
Lawrence Rosen, Professor of Anthropology, was awarded the Royal Anthropological Institute's J. B. Donne Essay Prize for his essay "Choice and Chaos: The Meaning of an Islamic Art Form." The prize is awarded biannually by the Institute for the best work on art and anthropology.
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with the reading of their senior thesis titles, recognition of certificates of proficiency earned, and announcement of departmental honors and prizes awarded.
Departmental Honors in Anthropology 2016
Helena Hengelbrok, Varshini Narayanan, Scot Tasker
Colleen Baker, Wesley Cornwell, Amalya Megerman
Kujegi Camara, Kelsey Kane-Ritsch, Anna Menke
Independent Concentration in Technological Development
Angelo Campus (advised by Carolyn Rouse in Anthropolog