Understanding “Harmful Cultural Practices”

In March of this year, we organized a two-day interdisciplinary workshop, Understanding ‘Harmful Cultural Practices’ at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB). Funded by the College of Letters and Science and the Broom Center for Demography, the workshop brought together evolutionary anthropologists with scholars from across the social and health sciences to foster new dialog about both the origins and drivers of so-called harmful cultural practices, and the design and impact of intervention strategies.

Evolutionary Anthropology Graduate Programs V

This is the last in our series highlighting US graduate programs in evolutionary anthropology (EA). All programs were asked to answer the following six questions. Abbreviated responses from Harvard, Rutgers, Binghamton, Yale, and Albany are included.

Recap of 2017 EAS at the AAA Annual Meeting

The Evolutionary Anthropology Society had another successful year in 2017 and a great showing at the 116th American Anthropological Association meetings held in Washington, DC, in December. The EAS sponsored five sessions, including a roundtable session—chaired by Melanie Martin and organized by Wesley Allen-Arave—on non-academic career pathways for undergraduate and graduate students with anthropology degrees (access […]

Evolutionary Anthropology Graduate Programs IV

Other West Coast Schools (Part 2) This is the fourth post in a series highlighting US graduate programs in evolutionary anthropology. This installation continues with other West Coast schools outside of California. All programs were asked to answer the 6 questions below. Here, in no particular order, are abbreviated responses from University of Colorado Boulder, […]

Evolutionary Anthropology Graduate Programs III

Midwest and Southern Schools This is the third in a series highlighting US graduate programs in evolutionary anthropology. This installation continues with schools in the Midwest and the South. All programs were asked to answer the 6 questions below. Here, in no particular order, are abbreviated responses from the University of Missouri, the University of […]

EAS at 2017 the Annual Meeting

Here again is our list of EAS sessions at the AAA Annual Meeting, along with a mostly comprehensive but still very subjective list of non-EAS sessions and other events of interest (sorry if we have overlooked a group or talk). Workshops and Special Events (including crashable receptions!) are italicized. Events are listed by day, time, […]