Anna Kathleen Apostolidis '19 elected to Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Induction ceremony and reception on December 5 at 4:30 pm in the McKelvey Room, Admissions.

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

Anthro major Ahmed Badr ’20, director and founder of Narratio, partners with Wesleyan University's Upward Bound Math and Science program to lead a creative storytelling workshop with local high school youth. see more here

Anthro alum Mia Lobel ’97 produces "Empire on Blood," a new seven-part serialized podcast from Panoply that explores the moral complexity of the criminal justice system. read more here 

Congratulations to Sarah Brooks Regan '18, elected into Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest national scholastic honor society! see more here

Prof. Sierra Bell gives lecture on the Tea Party movement and its theories on power, “This is Gonna Sound Like a Conspiracy Theory.” read Argus coverage here

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse's Because When God Is Too Busy: Haiti, me & THE WORLD makes the longlist for a 2018 PEN America Literary Award!

Prof. Margot Weiss moderates conversation with Chelsea Manning at Wesleyan, featured in The Courant

Prof. Daniella Gandolfo publishes "Investigations of a Guinea Pig" in Social Text

Prof. J. Kēhaulani Kauanui's edited collection on Sovereignty published in Cultural Anthropology

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse featured in a career profile in Anthropology News

Congratulations to Emily Skinner Hart '17, inducted into Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa!

Congratulations to Sara Feldman '17! Sara's Anth essay, "Hodu Lashem: Jewish Identities in India,” won second place in the Friends of the Wesleyan Library’s inaugural Undergraduate Research Prize! News@Wesleyan Coverage

Congratulations to Prof. Gina Ulysse! Her latest book, Because When God Is Too Busy: Haiti, Me, & The World, is now out from Wesleyan University Press!  Wesleyan University Press   |   News@Wesleyan Coverage

Anthropologist Shalini Shankar (Anthro ’94) awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for 2017! News@Wesleyan Coverage

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse publishes "Pedagogies of Silence on MLK Day" in Tikkun

Prof. J. Kēhaulani Kauanui publishes "Jennifer Lawrence, please keep your butt off our ancestors" in The Guardian

Prof. Betsy Traube gives lecture at Center for the Humanities on Consuming Darkness: Melodrama and Comedy in Television Storytelling

Prof. Margot Weiss publishes "Always After: Desiring Queerness, Desiring Anthropology" in Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology department's "Anthropology and #BlackLivesMatter" event covered in the Wesleyan Argus

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse profiled in Wesleyan Argus: Professor’s Bookshelf: Gina Athena Ulysse

Prof. Gina Athena Ulysse contributes to the #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus, a new project by Anthropoliteia

Prof. Margot Weiss publishes Correspondence: Collaboration, with Dána-Ain Davis, Michal Osterweil, Elizabeth Chin, and Savannah Shange on the Cultural Anthropology blog

Prof. Anu (Aradhana) Sharma publishes "On Spies, Conspiracies and Intruders: Ethnographic Encounters with 'America' in Rural India" in Anthropology Now