Christopher Beekman’s new book Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

Nov. 5, 2019

Bringing the often-neglected topic of migration to the forefront of ancient Mesoamerican studies, Migrations in Late Mesoamerica (University Press of Florida, Gainesville) uses an illuminating multidisciplinary approach to address the role of population movements in Mexico and Central America from AD 500 to 1500, the tumultuous centuries before European contact...

Christopher Beekman to participate in immigration workshop

Sept. 25, 2019

Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Beekman is participating in a design workshop on the “Synthetic Study of Human Migration as Understood from a Long-Term Perspective,”organized by the Coalition for Archaeological Synthesis , held at the Amerind Foundation in Dragoon , AZ, September 27-30. Beekman was one of 15 researchers selected...

Warrener on science stand-up

April 23, 2019

Earlier this month, Anna G. Warrener, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, did "Standup Science" with Shane Mauss at The Black Buzzard at Oscar Blues. A collaboration between comedy and science, “Standup Science” kicks off with some of the host’s best material on brainy topics, before bringing on two local scientists to...

Otañez and Walsh present on day labor issues

April 9, 2019

Marty Otañez, Associate Professor of Anthropology (withcollaborator Carlos Jimenez) conducted a public screening of digital stories created by day laborers and domestic workers . The event was part of the research project “Self-Documenting the Everyday Lives of Day Laborers in Denver” with funds from the University of Denver Latino Center...

Warrener on running podcast

Feb. 12, 2019

Anna G. Warrener, Assistant Professor of Anthropology recently appeared on an episode of the new Running for Science podcast, episode 3.

Otanez publishes on alternative livelihoods for tobacco farm workers

Oct. 18, 2018

Marty Otanez, Associate Professor of Anthropology, co-authored "In pursuit of viable alternative livelihoods for tobacco farmers and farm workers" in the Bulletin of the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) during the Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Geneva,...

Musiba receives Carnegie African Diaspora fellowship

June 21, 2018

Anthropology Professor Charles Musiba has been awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for 2018, and will be spending time at Saint Francis University of Tanzania co-developing a Master’s degree in Anthropology and Cultural Heritage Resources (one of its kind in east Africa and the first Master’s program in Anthropology in...

Otañez speaks at WCTOH in South Africa

March 29, 2018

In the first week of March, Associate Professor of Anthropology Marty Otañez was an invited speaker discussing digital youth storytelling at the Youth Pre-Conference Workshop at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) in Cape Town, South Africa. Also, he presented "A Labor Rights-Based Approach to Tobacco Control"...

Hodgkins publishes in Journal of Archaeological Science

Sept. 21, 2017

Anthropology Assistant Professor Jamie Hodgkins' research on taphonomic processes on bone has recently been published in the Journal of Archaeological Science . Her research in middle and upper Paleolithic archaeology in Italy recently received funding from Wenner-Gren.

Otanez un-conferencing and producing resources for classrooms

Aug. 24, 2017

In July 2017, Marty Otanez, Associate Professor in Anthropology, participated in a working group on ethics at Untold- An Un-Conference about Digital Storytelling at University of East London, England. Otanez, with funds from CU Online, also produced the video series Hopped Up Anthropology . Themes of the videos cover sexting...