- Professor Jane Desmond appointed as CAS Resident Director of the Human-Animal Studies @ Illinois Initiative
07/09/2020 - Even in the midst of a pandemic, anthropology graduate research has remained strong, even if undergoing significant transformations.
06/29/2020 - In a thought-provoking piece published this morning on the Hill, Professor Desmond of Anthropology suggests it may be time to cut down on fireworks noise.
06/10/2020 - Join us in congratulating Joseph Coyle, the winner of this year's Nicholson Graduate Fellowship from the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory!
06/09/2020 - As a department committed to addressing systemic racism, state sanctioned violence and other structures of oppression, the University of Illinois Department of Anthropology explic
05/22/2020 - Anthropology Assistant Professor Jessica F Brinkworth gave two talks as part of an introductory seminar on COVID-19 for the College of Engineering. You can watch them here:
05/12/2020 - Department of Anthropology Professor, Jane Desmond wrote about protesting in the time of a pandemic in an Op Ed piece that was published in Public Seminar.
05/11/2020 - Dr Maldonado, this year's recipient of the J.
05/08/2020 - Anthropology Professor Helaine Silverman reflects LAS News about her research and teaching on the history of the English village Eyam.
- Doctoral candidate recognized for outstanding collaboration in Department of Gender & Women's Studies
- Assistant Professor Korinta Maldonado Goti receives J. Frederick Miller Award for Distinguished Service by a UI Faculty/Staff
04/11/2020 - Can the great apes get SARS-CoV-2? Is the disease airborne? Can wearing cloth masks protect you? What about hairdryers? Can they stop an infection?