The Center for the Arts at Wesleyan presented Night Fishing with Ancestors (2023, 25 minutes), the most recent work of the Karrabing Film Collective, a grassroots indigenous media group of approximately 30 members living in Australia’s Northern Territory.followed by a discussion with Elizabeth A. Povinelli, a founding member of the collective and Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at Columbia University, and George Bajalia, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Wesleyan University. (

Prof. Margot Weiss has a recent and upcoming book that she talks about here.

Each year A. George Bajalia, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, presents a multidisciplinary arts festival in Tangier, Morocco that is more than just a performance—it’s a gathering place for artistic exploration.  Read about it here.

Prof. A. George Bajalia publishes a new piece on life in between migration and immigration in Tangier, Morocco in the Cambridge Journal of Anthropology.

Prof. Joey Russo and his course Anthropology of Conspiracy were quoted in these articles on the Astroworld tragedy:

Rev. Edwin Sanders ’69 (Anthropology major) delivers 2019 Commencement address and receives Honorary Degree. Read his address here.

Congratulations to Prof. Doug Charles, on his retirement from Wesleyan (where he taught from 1986-2019). He was honored at the 2019 commencement.

Prof. Margot Weiss gave the 2019 senior class keynote faculty reflection for Senior Voices (aka "the Baccalaureate") on Saturday May 25th. Read the text here

Rachel Yanover '19 wins Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to teach in Nepal.

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse invited to show in next year's Sydney Biennale, March 14 to June 8, 2020.

Emma Leuchten ’19 awarded 1st place in the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Annual Undergraduate Research Prize for her Senior Essay, “Anthropology Beyond Belief: Navigating Dreams and Reality in the Burmese Weikza Tradition." Read about it here

Prof.Joseph Weiss publishes "Who Gets to Have Ecoanxiety?" in Edge Effects.

Hana Yasser ElSafoury ’19 and Emma Leuchten ’19 elected to Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. 

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse awarded the 2018 Anthropology in Media (AIME) Award! The AIME Award was established in 1987 to recognize the successful communication of anthropology to the general public through the media. read more here

Prof. Joseph Weiss interviewed in American Anthropologist: "Anthropologists and Museums: An Interview." Read it here

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