News from the Department of Anthropology
Spring 2021 was a tough semester for us here at UH and pretty much everywhere else. However, we still accomplished a lot! Read our SPRING NEWSLETTER to learn more about the department's students, staff, faculty, and all the latest goings-on with us! https://t.co/lwhaF1Br9P
Celebrating #Juneteenth with They Followed the Tradewinds; for more information about race and diaspora in the Social Process in Hawai'i series from @uhmanoa Department of Sociology, go to our website: https://t.co/m3WvVWiSSD
It's official -- congratulations to UHM anthro prof Eirik Saethre for his promotion to full and to Seth Quintus for his TENURE and promotion to associate! 🎉🍾🥂🙌https://t.co/W2zE37aNGf
Congratulations to UHM prof Christian Peterson and his collaborators for their new #openaccess article in @PLOSONE, "Local economies and household spacing in early chiefdom communities"! https://t.co/6QUWQPU3ek
the journal Biography has a new #openaccess issue on Mauna Kea and the #protectmaunakea movement: https://t.co/235V2PahF0
Happy #Pride Month! UH promotes a safe and inclusive environment by creating a culture of equality, acceptance, and respect throughout the #UHohana System.
We're very pleased to announce the Wenner-Gren Fellowship in Anthropology and Black Experiences! https://t.co/y104hp2B79
The new special issue "Race reconciled II: Interpreting and communicating biological variation and race in 2021" is out and ready for viewing! #AJPA https://t.co/zwQrYUc6qC
Gratz to UHM alumnus Hirofumi Katsuno and Donald White for their new article in Cultural Anthropology! @culanth https://t.co/Hf3a9Kdhk7
Naturalist Jane Goodall wins 2021 Templeton prize for life’s work https://t.co/9eLf5WiX7h
In 1947, a young woman demo’ed the @IBM Electric Chinese Typewriter.
70 years later, I finally found her, and learned her story.
cc @IEEEhistory @ComputerHistory @nancyngo
Meet the mystery woman who mastered IBM’s 5,400-character Chinese typewriter
Lois Lew operated the improbable, ill-fated machine with aplomb in presentations from Manhattan to Shanghai. 70-plus y...
@ManoaAnthro @JonathanPadwe https://t.co/4cJhTYmeIn
Mahalo to The New York Times for their coverage of surfing's origins in Hawaiʻi, and our past exhibition, "Mai Kinohi Mai: Surfing in Hawaiʻi":
Hoʻomaikaʻi e nā haumāna o Ke Kula Kauhale Pilikanaka! You did it Class of 2021! #huiainapilipili @CSS_UHManoa @ManoaAnthro @UHM_ECON @uhm_es @uhmcom @geog_uhm @uhmpolisci @UHMPsy @UHM_Sociology @on_ws_studies @SparkMMatsunaga @uhmanoa @ManoaGrad @on_puba @UH_DURP
Heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Zakea Boeger, an exceptional scholar graduating during extraordinary times
(photo of Zakea, in regalia and momentarily unmasked, receiving her diploma through a hole in a plastic partition from her PhD advisor)
Congratulations to UHM antho _alumn_ Jenny Ung!
i “graduated” yesterday! 🌺 @uhmanoa
Congratulation to UHM Geography professor (AND UHM Anthro alumn!) Mary Mostafanezhad on winning the 2021 Regent's Medal for Excellence in Teaching! https://t.co/3ZZpJdY0PR We're a little late in congratulating Mary over here in anthro but what can I say, it's finals week!
This week marks the beginning of the lāhainā noon phenomena in Hawaiʻi! This is when the Sun is directly overhead and straight, upright objects, like poles and people, will cast no shadow! (1/3)
A new article by Māori anthropologists (and non-anthropologists!) examines the role of Māori kūpuna in the time of COVID-19. Best of all -- it's #openaccess.: "Hongi, Harirū and Hau: Kaumātua in the time of COVID-19" https://t.co/ks75SpCYjc
Ever wonder how those astronomers found Mauna Kea in the first place? @PascalMarichal1 gives us the skinny in this ahead-of-print article from the Journal of Pacific History #maunakea
My last paper has just been published online:
‘This Mountain Is It’: How Hawai‘i’s Mauna Kea was ‘Discovered’ for Astronomy (1959–79)
(To be published in the June 2021 issue of The Journal of Pacific History)
📆 Calendar update 📆 (Stuff you should know about)
1st: Webinar 5/20: “Skeletons in the Anthropological Closet” Museum Collections and the Demand for Principles of Accountability https://t.co/LhIXFeFHOZ
You'e heard his name, now see his face! UHM Anthro alum Jeremy Spoon's keynote from the 2021 SPAS conference is now streamable! https://t.co/eGxYPzWFSQ