Anthropology

Tragedy in the Amazon

Murdered U. of Vermont anthropologist was inspirational mentor and influential figure in archaeology.

Freed Scholar Speaks Out

Yektan Turkyilmaz, detained and tried in Armenia, on his experience and its implications for other academics.

Anthropology, Evolved

Arizona State revamps department in attempt to revitalize discipline, but does program agenda shortchange field?

Evolution, E-Mail and Kansas

University reviews new course after learning of professor's anti-intelligent design comments.

Neither Here Nor There

Anthropologists who aren’t faculty members struggle with identity.

Minority Teachers Wanted

At anthropology meeting, education experts consider role of role models in improving high schools.

Justice for Ishi

As shifts in anthropological representations of indigenous peoples take root, they also evolve.

Whose Artifact Is It?

3 university museums find themselves in international disputes over objects that have scholarly and political significance.

Social Scientists Lean to the Left, Study Says

Analysis finds wide variations among disciplines -- with anthropology and sociology more liberal than political science and economics.

A Gift Unearths a Rift

NYU's plan for $200 million institute on antiquity renews debate over collecting of ancient objects.

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