Department of Anthropology
A gift from the James R. & Anita Horne Jenkins Family Foundation has created an endowment in the Department of Anthropology. Named in memory of their daughter, Dr. Andrea Louise Jenkins, the fund will support dissertation fellowships for doctoral students.
John D. Kelly has been named the inaugural Christian W. Mackauer Professor in the College and the Division of the Social Sciences.
The newly formed Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries Working Group will host its inaugural event on September 22, 2017. The day-long event will include research presentations by UChicago doctoral students and discussion by faculty members from departments other than the students' home unit. Built into the day will also be a round table discussion on ways to cultivate cross-department collaboration.
Join faculty experts from @UChicagoSocialScience for a panel discussion exploring the #first100 days of the @realDonaldTrump presidency. The fields of economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology provide a window into the early decisions of the new #potus.
- Paul Poast, Political Science
Join us on the eve of Inauguration!
What circumstances led to @realDonaldTrump winning the #2016election and what does his presidency mean? Join faculty experts from @UChicagoSocialScience for a panel discussion on the eve of the Presidential #Inauguration on what the #potus-elect represents now and moving forward.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our Emeritus Professor Paul Friedrich on August 11, 2016. As a poet, anthropologist, and linguist, he left a wide range of exceptional publications on language. His memorial service on campus will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Bond Chapel.
The Spektyr Quartet
James M. Redfield
Edward Olson Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
Colleagues, Friends and Family Encomiumia
The 527th Convocation will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 9:15 a.m., and will be held outdoors (rain or shine) on the University’s Main Quadrangle. This is a university-wide ceremony and all candidates participate in this ceremony, during which the President will verbally confer degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program. Tickets are not required for this ceremony.
Join us for a Social Sciences-focused Alumni Weekend Event!
For over a century, the University’s social scientists have made groundbreaking advancements in their fields and shaped their disciplines. During this open house, view our timeline exhibit to learn more about this rich intellectual history and evolution. Light refreshments provided!