A new feature of the ANSO site: Letters from the Field, featuring reports from current or former majors telling us about what they're up to. Our inaugural letter is from Bürge Abiral ‘11, commenting on recent young people's protests in her native Turkey.
In June 2013, Prof. Michael Brown (center, immediately to right of monument) joined Williams alumni on a pilgrimage to the burial site of James Orton on an island in Lake Titicaca, Peru. Orton, Williams Class of 1855, died crossing the lake on the last of his three expeditions to the Andes and Amazon. The department's annual prize for excellence in Anthropology is named after him.
Department Chair Olga Shevchenko has just published "From Everyday Life to Photographic Visions of Socialism, or How One Thing Leads to Another" in Anthropology News, the online newsletter of the American Anthropological Association.
Just uploaded: the Summer 2013 issue of ANSO News!
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