News from the Department of Anthropology

This THURSDAY 21 Oct 2021 -- come listen to UHM Anthro alumn Stephanie Sang as she grapples with life writing!

Debuting (En)Gendering Pacific Stories next week with inspiring artists @artbysaumolia and Joy Enomoto. See you online!

Register for this event at:

#engenderingstories #pidp #ourstoriesmatter #eastwestcenter #queerartists #pridemonth

October is #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth, and the Mānoa Advocate, PAU Violence program, UH Mānoa Women’s Center and Domestic Violence Action Center have partnered to hold events throughout the month ➡️ #PauViolence #DVAM #UHWeAllKnow1

UN resolution on Climate Change rapporteur a boost for Pacific "It's a historic moment for Pacific leadership on climate, & 4 small islands developing states everywhere - in particular 4 Republic of Marshall Islands, Fiji & Vanuatu who have led since 2019"

🎥If you missed this event, you can watch the recording on our YouTube channel:

🎥If you missed this event, you can watch the recording on our YouTube channel:

HAPPENING TODAY! 10 AM HST: Colloquium and Exhibit on Afghanistan -

Our good friends over at @CPISUH are hiring a new outreach director! Go be part of their great team!

Also happening this Friday, October 15th, 1-2 pm ET (7-8am HST), our Director Miriam Stark will speak on "The Political Economy of Angkorian Urbanism". A lecture in the 2021-2022 Yale Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture Series. Join us on Zoom here:
We're hiring an Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology @UofSC_Anthro ! If you study living populations and focus on the developmental origins of health and disease, and/or health disparities in and across living populations, please apply!

📅 Mark your calendars!

Join us for a conversation on Afghanistan on October 13th at 10 AM HST. This event is free and open to the public. You can register at this link:

Walking from Goroka Hospital Pathology to PNGIMR I pass coffins lined up outside the COVID-19 ward. Across from the ward is the temporary morgue, a refrigerated shipping container. Body bags come out, more wait to go in. Despite this our town centre is packed with people today.

Ever wonder how Fijian mats embody and mediate female qualities? Look bo further -- this new article from the Journal of Material Culture has got you covered!

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Drone’s eye view of ancient Micronesia with $150K grant - The two-year project will produce new knowledge about patterns of migration in ancient Micronesia ➡️ #UHMResearch @ManoaAnthro

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