The United Nations has named Ahmed Badr ’20 to the 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), class of 2018. Read more here 

Prof. Margot Weiss interviewed on "what is queer anthropology?" for Cultural Anthropology's podcast, AnthroBites. Listen here

Read Wesleyan Argus coverage of our Annual Anthropology Lecture, Lila Abu-Lughod P'15 on " “Framing Islam: ‘Violent Extremism’ and the Rise of Securofeminism" here

Prof. Joseph Weiss published his book, Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii: Life beyond Settler Colonialism with University of British Columbia Press. Read more here 

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse's book Because When God Is Too Busy: HAITI, me & THE WORLD (Wesleyan University Press, 2017) is a finalist for a 2018 Connecticut Book Award in Poetry. 

Matilda Ostow ’17 won a Humanity in Action Fellowship which brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Copenhagen, Detroit, Sarajevo and Warsaw.

William Tyner ’13 was awarded a Fulbright National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship —one of only five of such grants awarded each year.  It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling.

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse commissioned to create work for the British Museum's exhibit, “A revolutionary legacy: Haiti and Toussaint Louverture." Read her response here.

Sam Libberton wins Endeavor First-Year Seminar Essay Award for the paper, “Fighting for Personhood in a Medicalized Trans Body," in Prof. Nancy Worthington's ANTH113, "Care and Suffering" course! The paper will be published digitally by Wesleyan this spring. see more here

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