anthropology

Board Approves Four University Research Professors for 2012-13

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees Tuesday approved University Research Professorships for 2012-13 for four faculty members. The professorships carry a $40,000 award to support research. Funds for these annual awards are provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Asia Center to Host Speakers on Buddhism

UK and WKU professors to speak on Buddhism and the social and practice roles it plays in various societies on Friday.

Dissertation Year Fellowship Award Recipient-- Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish has recieved the Dissertation Year Fellowship Award. Allison Harnish works in a frontier farming region outside one of Africa’s largest national parks, and in her dissertation she investigates how gender- and age-based differences in household labor roles prompt men, women, boys, and girls to differently experience declines in natural resources.

Donald Handshoe

Donald Handshoe, a senior and a double major in Classics and Anthropology, divides his time between his studies and his work, both of which as it turns out have to do with archaeology, his passion.

Anthropologist Discusses Reproductive Tourism

Marcia Inhorn, a specialist on Middle Eastern gender and health issues will discuss Reproductive "Tourism" in the Middle East in the Department of Anthropology's Annual Colloquium Series this Friday.

Cindy Isenhour

Anthropology Ph.D. Student

Kentucky Archaeology Film Selected for Festival

"Historic Archaeology: Beneath Kentucky's Fields and Streets" was selected for the 2011 Archaeology Channel International Film & Video Festival.

UK Archaeologists Excavate at Eastern State Hospital

The Kentucky Archaeological Survey unearths a hidden cemetery at Eastern State Hospital.

Student Hopes to Help Others with Same Disease

Anthropology student Lindsey Shipp aspires to help others with diabetes.

Susan Stonich

In the time away from her anthropological research, Susan Stonich engages in a familiar and common hobby – “I’m a weaver.”
“The creative part of my life is weaving and textile design, I’m very interested in that,” she said.

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