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Rebecca Stein Named to Endowed Chair

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Five Duke faculty members - including Cultural Anthropoloy's Rebecca Stein - have been appointed to endowed chairs as part of the Bass Program for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, which recognizes professors who have achieved distinction both in undergraduate teaching and  scholarly... Read More »

Nine Individuals, Two Departments Receive Graduate Dean’s Awards

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Duke Today reported that the Cultural Anthropology department received an award for "Inclusive Excellence" meant to honor departments that "create an inclusive environment that engages all of its diversity in the intellectual development of students and faculty."  The award goes beyond... Read More »

Word Quilts on Exhibit in Cultural Anthropology Department

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Two beautiful and provocative quilts by Duke anthropologist Marcia Rego are now hanging in the department office.   Come by and see them, and put your comments in the comment notebook!  For more information about the project, visit http://sites.duke.edu/towardsalegibleanthropology/... Read More »

Professor Orin Starn on Gay Rights and the NFL

Monday, February 10, 2014
Starn spoke with the Los Angeles Times for an article about Michael Sam, the University of Missouri football player who will likely this fall become the first openly gay player in the National Football League. 

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