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Current Issues in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (MAGH) Seminar Series (ANTH 324/524) During Autumn 2019, the Current Issues in MAGH seminar series will take place on Wednesdays 3:30-4:50 in Johnson Hall 102. While this is also a class for credits, everyone is welcome to attend.  Speaker Line Up: September 25  Panel Discussion: Bonnie Duran, Sumaya Mohamed, and Jessica Lozano, with an Introduction by Dr. James Pfeiffer“Decolonizing Medical Anthropology and Global... Read more
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List of resources for Anthropology Students, Staff and Faculty University of Washington Position Statements:November 9th Statement from President Ana Mari Cauce on “Our Shared Ideals”November 17th Statement form President Ana Mari... Read more
Students and professors show the diverse research, opportunities, and learning at the UW through this photoset. Featured on University of Washington 
UW professors in the departments of history, English, music, and anthropology have recently produced a multitude of diverse books and music. Featured on UW News 
Associate professor of anthropology, Dan Eisenberg, discusses research into genetic links to longevity. Featured on Quartz 
Graham Pruss, University of Washington lecturer, discusses the socioeconomic reasons behind why families live in vehicles. Featured on The Seattle Times 
Crisca Bierwert, an anthropology faculty member, has created an online map of public art by Northwest Native artists. Featured on Crosscut 
Daren Byler (PhD, 2018, Anthropology), a scholar of Uighur culture explains the savior mentality behind the "manner education" in China's Uighur detention camps. Featured on Washington Post 
UW alum and lecturer Graham Pruss lived in an RV for five months as part of the research for his anthropology PhD, and discusses the feelings of unwelcomeness it brought from his community. Featured on CBC