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 […]