Peter T. Suzuki

November 22, 1928–August 22, 2016 Peter T. Suzuki was born in Seattle, Washington, on November 22, 1928, and died in Omaha, Nebraska, on August 22, 2016. He held many degrees in anthropology, a BA (1951) and MA (1952) from Columbia University and a M Phil (1955) and PhD (1959) from Leiden University in the Netherlands, […]

Brian Vincent Street

October 24, 1943—June 21, 2017 Brian Vincent Street, professor emeritus at King’s College London and visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania, died on June 21, 2017. Street was known for his anthropological studies of literacy which transformed literacy theory and literacy education worldwide. Street grew up in Buckfastleigh, England, studied at Buckland College, followed […]

Charles Fredric Blake

September 3, 1942–April 19, 2017 Charles Fredric Blake passed away on April 19, 2017, in Honolulu. Born in El Paso, and raised in St. Louis, Blake was a cultural anthropologist specializing in China. After receiving his PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Blake taught at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa from 1974 to […]