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Social Sciences Dean's Welcome, Anteater Fair and BBQ


Date and Time: 
Monday, September 21, 2009 - 10:30am - 3:00pm

New Social Sciences students: Come meet Social Sciences Dean Barbara Dosher and the Social Sciences Staff! 

Social Sciences Dean's Welcome
Monday, September 21
Anteater Ballpark Stadium
10:30am -11:45am
 
Afterward, check out the Anteater Involvement Fair & BBQ.  Featuring live entertainment, the Anteater Involvement Fair is a great opportunity for you to get connected to the campus and learn about the over 350 participating student organizations.  BBQ cost is $5 per person.

School of Social Sciences Annual Transfer Student Welcome Orientation & BBQ


Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Social Sciences Dean's Ambassadors Council presents:

School of Social Sciences Annual Transfer Student Welcome Orientation & BBQ

Welcome/Orientation/Panel
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100 

BBQ
1:00 p.m.
Social Science Plaza

For questions or further information, please contact Teresa Neighbors, Teresa.Neighbors@uci.edu or 949-824-9229. 

Scholars discuss immigration


From statepress.com:

Scholars from across the world met Thursday at the Tempe campus to discuss immigration and its world impact as part of a two-day workshop.

For the full story, please visit http://www.statepress.com/node/7424.

09/14/2009

Prof. Garcia receives Stirling Prize from Society for Psychological Anthropology


Angela Garcia, anthropology assistant professor, has been awarded the Stirling Prize for Best Published Work in Psychological Anthropology by the Society for Psychological Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association. The award recognizes her study, "The Elegiac Addict: History, Chronicity, and the Melancholic Subject," in which she took an in-depth look at drug addiction and its root causes in the rural New Mexican landscape.

09/09/2009

Greenhalgh’s Just One Child recognized by Society for Cultural Anthropology


Anthropology professor Susan Greenhalgh’s Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng’s China has received an honorable mention from the Society for Cultural Anthropology’s inaugural Gregory Bateson Book Prize.  Reviewed positively in both Science and

Boellstorff’s Coming of Age in Second Life receives book award from Media Ecology Association


Tom Boellstorff, anthropology professor, has received the 2009 Dorothy Lee Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Culture from the Media Ecology Association for Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human.

09/02/2009

Gone Hollywood


After years of cultivating her passion for interdisciplinary studies, recent UCI graduate Sheena Nahm today is flexing her academic research muscles in the entertainment capital of the world. Nahm, who received her Ph.D. in anthropology in June, is a research specialist for Hollywood, Health & Society, a program of the University of Southern California Annenberg Norman Lear Center.

08/24/2009

Found in translation


When Tom Boellstorff, anthropology professor, published his first book, The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia, nearly four years ago, he did so knowing that many of the gay, lesbian and transgendered Indonesians who served as the subjects of his study wouldn't get to read his findings.  
 

07/21/2009

HIV/AIDS in China


Around the world, hundreds of organizations are involved each day in on-going efforts to treat, prevent and ultimately eradicate HIV/AIDS. Elsa Fan, UCI anthropology graduate student and former United Nations Development Program (UNDP) worker, says that amidst these efforts, there may be conditions undermining crucial global health efforts.  
 

06/29/2009

UCI Immigration Center earns university designation of organized research unit


How immigrants join and become part of the societies to which they migrate is one of the most critical issues facing the post industrial world, says Frank D. Bean, director of UCI's Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy.

05/19/2009
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