A Tribute to Nancy Abelmann

Nancy Abelmann (April 24, 1959-January 6, 2016) How to write of our beloved friend Nancy? She probably would have been delighted with a haiku, nothing more. Though she was a world-renowned scholar of Korea and Korea America, with a named chair at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), she eschewed fancy titles and accolade-heavy introductions. […]

The 2016 Anthony Leeds Prize

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2016 Anthony Leeds Prize in Urban Anthropology The Leeds Prize is awarded each year by the Society for Urban/National/Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) for the outstanding book in urban, national and/or transnational anthropology published in 2015. The prize is named in honor of the late Anthony Leeds, a distinguished pioneer in urban anthropology. The prize […]

SUNTA Update from Denver 2015

President’s Report This report summarizes the most important activities or changes for SUNTA in the last year as chronicled in more detail in the attached reports of the various SUNTA officials and committees. Overall, SUNTA continues to do well!! Thanks to everybody for their great work!! Membership Membership has been amazingly consistent since last year. […]