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Current Issues in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (MAGH) Seminar Series (ANTH 324/524) During Autumn 2020, the Current Issues in MAGH seminar series will take place on Wednesdays 3:30-4:50. While this is also a class for credits, everyone is welcome to attend.  Speaker Line Up: Sept. 30  Dr. Julius Doyle, St. Johns University, New York, NY (and alum from UW Anthropology)"Understanding the Effects of Racism and COVID-19 on Physical Health in African-Americans" Oct. 7... 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
Sam Dubal UW Anthropology
Sam Dubal, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, went missing after leaving for a hike near Mount Rainier National Park. Sam was hiking the Mother Mountain Loop out of the Mowich Lake Trailhead, leaving on Friday, October 9 and due out on Saturday, October 10. An active search and rescue mission is underway to bring Sam home safely. Sam’s description: 33 years old 5’ 9” 155 pounds Black... Read more
This five-year, $1.8 million training program at the UW will fund 25 academic-year graduate fellowships, develop a new training curriculum and contribute to methodological advances in health research at the intersection of demography and data science. Featured on UW News 
Find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Each week, we share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online. Featured on UW News 
The Southeast Asia Center will spearhead a new initiative to explore the effects of authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and on Southeast Asian American communities in the United States. Featured on UW News 
While other nations invest in developing poor areas, Beijing doesn’t hesitate to operate on a more ambitious scale by moving communities, like the Yi ethnic minority, and building new towns in its effort to modernize China. Stevan Harrell, professor emeritus of anthropology at the UW, is quoted. Featured on AP News 
Sara Gonzalez, professor of anthropology, discusses how well-managed, immersive field schools can build powerful and lasting bonds. Featured on Science Magazine 
A variety of books by College of Arts and Sciences faculty are featured in this list of recent UW books. Anthropologist Charles Keyes looks back in Buddhism-focused memoir ‘Impermanence.’ Watch a UW Press video interview with Keyes.... Read more
Students create videos, capping a UW class taught by anthropology lecturer Graham Pruss on music as a form of protest. Featured on UW News