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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 
Sven Haakanson Jr., a curator at the Burke Museum and faculty member in Anthropology and American Indian Studies, is interviewed in the films "A Kayak To Carry Us: Lived Knowledge" and "Stories in Stone" about his efforts to preserve the past on Kodiak Island, a place where he grew up. Featured on KTOO Public Media 
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
Steve Goodreau, professor of anthropology, discusses how this Pride month is different from any other for the LGBTQ+ community. Featured on Inverse 
Students create videos, capping a UW class taught by anthropology lecturer Graham Pruss on music as a form of protest. Featured on UW News 
Mary Hall Williams, anthropology student who organized the event, is interviewed about the celebration of Juneteenth at the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest. Featured on KUOW 
Radhika Govindrajan, associate professor of anthropology, writes about harmful tropes in conservation activism. Featured on The Huffington Post 
Bill Tsi’li’xw James, hereditary chief of the Lummi people, was a teacher of culture, language and art who passed on teachings until his last breath. Featured on The Seattle Times 
A wide variety of College of Arts and Sciences students and faculty have been honored with the 2020 Awards of Excellence. Featured on UW News