Anthropology in the news: 20/21 academic year

February 23, 2021

NYC Manhole Covers: History and How They’re Made (audio) Untapped New York, 2/20/2021, Natasha Raheja

In protesting Myanmar coup, young Myanmarese Americans find inspiration from past generations NBC News, 2/13/2021, Magnus Fiskesjö

Backed by powerful allies, Myanmar generals take cues from U.S. events A&S Communications, 2/8/2021, Magnus Fiskesjö 

"It is quite possible that China has told the Myanmar military that Beijing will support them" (Spanish) La Razon, 2/3/2021, Magnus Fiskesjö 

Racism with Chinese Characteristics Los Angeles Review of Books,1/23/2021, Magnus Fiskesjö

From vaults to virtual classes, library archives enrich teaching Cornell Chronicle, 1/21/2021, Denise Green and PhD candidate Emily Hayflick

Migrations initiative wins $5M Mellon grant for racial justice Cornell Chronicle, 1/13/2021, Kurt Jordan

Students and faculty urge deeper look at land-grant legacy High Country News, 12/22/2020, Kurt Jordan 

A&S students compete in December business competitions A&S Communications, 12/20/2020, Annie Sheng PhD ’21

Native ironworkers’ tradition continues on North Campus Cornell Chronicle, 12/19/2020, Kurt Jordan

In Search of Costumes from Many Lands:  Emily Hayflick ‘26 as part of “Curating Fashion Exhibitions,” a graduate seminar taught by Dr. Denise Green 

Loathe the idea of aging? This professor might make you rethink the inevitable Ithaca Journal, 12/16/2020, Yohko Tsuji

The US can help prevent the destruction of cultural heritage in Nagorno-Karabakh. Here’s how. Cornell Medium, 12/14/2020, Lori Khatchadourian, Adam Smith

Cornell renaming Goldwin Smith Professorships Cornell Chronicle, 12/14/2020

New curriculum requirements bring host of new courses to A&S A&S Communications, 12/8/2020, Alex Nading

Fellowship of the Rings, Cornell Alumni Magazine, 12/8/2020, Sturt Manning, Annapaola Passerini, MA ’20 

Ulysses Town Talk: The mystery behind the name Taughannock Ithaca Journal, 12/4/2020, Kurt Jordan

Ahmann co-edits journal issue on ‘late industrialism’ Cornell Chronicle, 11/30/2020, Chloe Ahmann

The Complicated History of Religion and Archaeology Discover Magazine, 11/29/2020, John S. Henderson

National Archaeology Centers Coalition Confronts Racism and Inclusion, Department of Anthropology website, 11/25/2020, Adam Smith

Listen to Jonathan Boyarin's interview about his new book, Yeshiva Days - Learning on the Lower East Side, on New Books Network. 

Concerns grow for the fate of Nagorno-Karabakh’s cultural heritage Emerging Europe, 11/23/2020, Lori Khatchadourian, Adam Smith

Anthropologist examines aging in U.S. ‘Through Japanese Eyes’ Cornell Chronicle, 11/13/2020, Yohko Tsuji

Armenian-Azerbaijan ceasefire puts ‘treasures of human history’ at risk A&S Communications, 11/10/2020, Lori Khatchadourian, Adam Smith

Fulbright winners hope for global research, teaching in 2021 Cornell Chronicle, 11/9/2020, David Holmberg, Nicole Blumenfeld ’20

The Torah, the paupers, and the Vilna Gaon The Times of Israel, 11/5/2020, Jonathan Aaron Boyarin

Inventing the World: Venice and the Transformation of Western Civilization, New book by Professor Emerita Meredith Small

Breathing Late Industrialism, Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, Chloe Ahmann

Startup accelerator selects 21 student teams for new cohort Cornell Chronicle, 10/28/20, Annie Sheng

Book examines Black Jewish indigeneity in South Africa Cornell Chronicle, 10/27/2020, Noah Tamarkin

What is milk bread and what is it made of? Mashed, 10/27/20, Annie Sheng

Five years after Sweden’s Gui Minhai was kidnapped we must keep fighting for his release Toronto Star, 10/19/2020, Magnus Fiskesjö

Unbelonging: The Politics of Address Anthropology Theory Commons, 10/16/2020, Chloe Ahmann

Grants fund community-engaged learning curricula Cornell Chronicle, 10/13/2020, Kurt Jordan

Faculty research university’s ties to Indigenous dispossession Cornell Chronicle, 10/12/2020, Kurt Jordan

‘Yeshiva Days’ records Lower East Side Jewish life Cornell Chronicle, 10/8/2020, Jonathan Aaron Boyarin

Site empowering student voters wins 'Pitch for the People' Cornell Chronicle, 10/6/20, Annie Sheng

Collection Highlights Native American Artifacts From Central NY WAMC Northeast Public Radio, 10/1/2020, Kurt Jordan

"Unsafe Present, Uncertain Future", chapter by Elif Sari in Queer and Trans Migrations Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

A Year of Learning at New York’s Oldest Yeshiva The New York Jewish Week, 9/23/2020, Jonathan Boyarin

Artifacts from upstate Indigenous towns digitized, repatriated Cornell Chronicle, 9/23/2020, Kurt Jordan and Dusti Bridges

Clinical Decision Making in Rural China Anthropology News, 9/16/2020, Xisai Song

Twenty new Engaged Faculty Fellows named Cornell Chronicle, 9/8/2020, Maia Dedrick 

India’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) PoLAR Journal, 9/7/2020, Natasha Raheja

Mizo Indigenous Resistance Against CAA PoLAR Journal, 9/7/2020, Mariangela Mihai

A Stick of Wood, a Tree of Life MAVCOR Journal, 8/25/2020, Jonathan Boyarin

The College Welcomes New Faculty for 2020-21 A&S Communications,  8/24/2020, Chloe Ahmann, Alex Nading, Natasha Raheja, Noah Tamarkin, Amiel Bize

The temporal politics and ethics of hydropower development in the Himalayas Advanced Science News, 8/21/2020, Austin Lord

Timescapes of Himalayan Hydropower: Promises, Project Life Cycles, and Precarities Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Water, 8/19/2020, Austin Lord



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