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Dr. Susan Lappan featured in UNC System release on Fulbright awards
May 13, 2019

Dr. Susan Lappan spent much of last year in Malaysia. In the mornings, the gibbons—small Asian apes hidden in the treetops—would serenade her with...

Caroline Noel ('13) wins NSF Fellowship for study at the University of Virginia
May 9, 2019

Appalachian State University alumnae, Caroline Noel ’13 has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith receives UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Award
May 7, 2019

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has received one of the 2019-2020 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Awards. This is the second of these awards for th...

Anthropology major, Callie Gunzenhauser, writes from Bulgaria
Apr 19, 2019

Anthropology major, Callie Gunzenhauser, recently reported back on her experience studying abroad at American University in Bulgaria. Working with the...

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

Dr. Dana E. Powell has been selected for a Cornell University Society for the Humanities (SOH) Fellowship for the 2019–20 academic year [r...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito participates in performance event at Black Mountain College
Apr 2, 2019

Saturday, March 30, 20193 - 10 p.m.Camp Rockmount in Black Mountain, N.C.About this EventThe {Re}HAPPENING is a one-day event at the histori...

Dr. Dana Powell wins Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Grant
Mar 24, 2019

The Environmental Justice and Climate Action in North Carolina project addresses climate justice and the relationship between environmental ...

Dr. Cameron Gokee receives 2016-18 Best Book Award from SAfA
Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Cameron D. Gokee, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology has been awarded the 2016-18 Book Prize from the Committee of the Society of Afr...

NPR features story on alum Sarah Stacke's ('02) new book on the U.S. South
Dec 29, 2018

Sarah Stacke (anthropology alumna, '02) has released a new book, Photos Day or Night: The Archive of Hugh Mangum, that is featured in a rece...

Dr. Jon Carter provides analysis on the Honduran caravan
Dec 12, 2018

Dr. Jon Carter provides analysis on the Honduran caravan in new interview with La Voce di New York."The June 2009 coup against president Manuel Zelaya...