One prominent anthropologist, Marshall Sahlins, resigns from National Academy of Sciences to protest its election of another prominent anthropologist, Napoleon Chagnon, as well as the group's military partnerships.
Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon talks to Inside Higher Ed about his new book, Noble Savages, and his lengthy and exceptionally controversial career.
Berkeley has launched investigation into plagiarism allegations against Terrence Deacon in response to very public campaign for Deacon to admit to alleged oversight errors in citations.
American Anthropological Association announces that one of its journals will be converted to open access.
Disciplinary group adopts approach that stresses guidelines and resources over a lengthy list of specific rules.
A much-publicized proposed class on the Occupy movement won't be taught at Columbia this spring because the instructor didn't secure university approval.
Anthropology association attempts to reshape its code without becoming an enforcement body.
Anthropologists debate whether their discipline is divided into humanities and science tribes, and wonder why they can’t all get along.
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