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News Highlights

Bernard Perley was a co-author of a AAA op-ed piece condemning the use of American Indian mascots by professional sports organizations entitled "This Holiday Season Let's Replace Disparaging Slurs" that appeared in The Blog of the Huffington Post.

Bernard Perley presented his artwork and anthropology research to the Office of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigrations Services Field Office in Milwaukee (USCIS). The event took place in the Citizenship and Immigration Naturalization Ceremony Room on November 26.

Faculty member Tracey Heatherington was recently awarded a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant by The Wenner-Gren Foundation. Her research project is entitled 'The Lively Commons: Seed Banking and Adaptation to Climate Change.'

Graduate student Lara Ghisleni was awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant to support her project called 'Shifting Ground: Landscape and Mobility in Late Iron Age and Early Roman Southern England.' Congratulations Lara!

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Upcoming Events

November 21, 2014 – 3:00pm
Phyllis A. Fast, Professor Emerita, University of Alaska Anchorage, will present "Did Any of it Work? A Retrospective Analysis of Alaska's Artistic Efforts Toward Indigenous Well-Being" in an Anthropology Colloquium talk.

December 7, 2014 – 3:00pm
John Richards, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will present "City in the Wilderness: Mounds, Middens, and Ritual at a Late Woodland/Mississippian" in a talk sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America.

December 15, 2014 – 8:15pm
Sarah Boncal, PhD student at UW-Milwaukee, will present "Analysis of Potential Loading Activities and Subsistence Economies of Prehistoric Groups in the Lower Tennessee River Valley" in a Wisconsin Archaeolgical Society talk.

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