Anthropology and Urban Foodways

An Interview with Alex Hill of the Detroit Health Department Alex B. Hill is an epidemiologist in the newly reorganized Detroit Health Department and holds an MA in anthropology from Wayne State University. His research (see draws on mixed methods and ethnography, in particular, to foreground the relationship between food access and social inequality […]

Deadline Reminder: Prizes for Graduates and Undergraduates

SUNTA Graduate Student Paper Prize. Submissions Due: September 10, 2016 The Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) is pleased to announce its graduate paper prize competition. We are seeking student papers that address SUNTA’s interests, including transnational social processes, impacts of globalization, refugees and immigrants, urban life, space and place, and poverty and homelessness. […]

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. […]