MIT Anthropology News Archives

Stefan Helmreich

Alien Ocean wins American Ethnological Society prize

Stefan Helmreich's Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas has received the Senior Book Prize from the American Ethnological Society for 2010.

Heather Paxson

Heather Paxson receives Honorable Mention from the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery

Heather Paxson's article, "Cheese Cultures: Transforming American Tastes and Traditions," published in the Fall 2010 issue of Gastronomica, won an 'honorable mention' in the 2010 Sophie Coe Prize competition in Food History, awarded by the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery.

Erica James

Erica James featured in Harvard Gazette

Erica James spends the year as a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced study, writing an ethnographic account of the relationship between state governance and faith-based charitable organizations in Haiti. More

Stefan Helmreich

Stefan Helmreich wins Bateson Prize for Alien Ocean

Stefan Helmreich's book, Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas, has won the second annual Gregory Bateson Prize. More

James Howe

James Howe's course featured by MIT News

Students in James Howe's course, Monitoring the Rights of Native Peoples, submit a five-page report on the Kuna people of Panama for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), the United Nations' process for reviewing human rights practices around the world. More

Heather Paxson

Heather Paxson's research featured in Harvard Magazine

Harvard Magazine profiles the latest research project from Heather Paxson on American artisanal cheesemaking. More

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