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The Anthropology of Femicide in Juarez
Cecilia Balli talked to a UT audience about the ongoing murder problem in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
"...of the right people's attention, says Cecilia Balli, an anthropology doctoral candidate from Rice University. Not all the young..."

March 3, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Serious Rock & Roll Anthropology
An interview with SXSW honoree Penelope Spheeris
"...described it to me the other day as "serious anthropology." And what they're trying to say is what a..."

March 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

What is forensic anthropology?

April 4, 2008 News Feature

Listening to the Bones
Bones tell a story at world's largest body farm
"...12, Texas State announced it will open a forensic anthropology research facility – more commonly known as a "body..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by R.U. Steinberg

Maggie's Plan
Greta Gerwig delights in this NYC-set screwball romantic comedy
" the path of a professor in the ficto-critical anthropology department (whatever that is) named John (Hawke, born to..."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Man or Machine? Circle Option C.
Digital pioneer Amber Case on cyborg anthropology
"...almost 400,000 times. She's creating a new discipline, "cyborg anthropology," defined at as "a framework for understanding the..."

March 2, 2012 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Ten Canoes
Ten Canoes is as much a work of anthropology as it is a narrative, and its true strength lies in its exploration of ancient aboriginal hunting practices, death rituals, and legal traditions.
"...Dog, Ten Canoes is as much a work of anthropology as it is a narrative, and its true strength..."

July 27, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Metal: A Headbanger's Journey
Lots of information and finely honed arguments characterize this vicariously thrilling and joyous documentary that explores heavy metal’s many permutations and sheer endurance over the past 30-odd years.
"...of 13 who currently holds an advanced degree in anthropology, makes for an immediately ingratiating host, traversing the globe..."

March 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jerry's Deli
"...made in the Seventies, continue to be shown in anthropology classrooms. "Marquette Park" focuses on the reactions of white..."

Nov. 29, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ishi: The Last Yahi
"...darling of the newly birthed academic pursuit known as anthropology. This film documentary succeeds on many levels: as a..."

May 7, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

1991 Festival of Animation
" that should be required viewing for politicians and anthropology majors, but then again the politicians probably wouldn't get..."

Aug. 23, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Our readers talk back.
"...As a former curator of anthropology at Texas Memorial Museum now living out of state,..."

March 28, 2003 Column

Krippendorf's Tribe
"...his nemesis Ruth Allen (Tomlin), the doyenne of the anthropology department, who wants him to produce film footage of..."

Feb. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Food for Thought
Ken Rubin, Culinary Scholar
" accomplish it. He had already taken a graduate anthropology course at UT in research methodology, and he had..."

April 27, 2001 Food Feature by Clay Smith

Donya Stockton Isn’t Going Anywhere Near Hell in That Handbasket
The Austin clubland mover-and-shaker weaves much to the imagination
"...of awful way. And there’s a huge tradition in anthropology – which I should say, I did go back..."

April 4, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Long Drive South
Art or anthropology? Volitant Gallery's 'The Long Drive South,' featuring work by New York artists who motored down to Austin, may be a revealing discussion on both
"...Art or anthropology? Volitant Gallery's exhibition "The Long Drive South" may be..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Arts Review by Nikki Moore

Traditions in Transition
The latter half of the 20th century has brought rapid change, sometimes extinction, to cultures which once seemed almost frozen in time. UT's Ethnographic Film Festival, April 27-29, shows how cultures all over the globe are handling that change.
"...Austin. She will speak during the festival, along with anthropology professor Robert Fernea and filmmakers Asen Balikci and Jasmine..."

April 27, 2001 Screens Feature by Chale Nafus

"...Anthropologyby Dan Rhodes..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Books Review by Caroline Kim

Thinning the Herd
"...and startling as Bone Voyage: A Journey in Forensic Anthropology by Stanley Rhine, professor emeritus of the Department of..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

It's a First: Cunningham Responds
"...Dr. Steven Feld The University of Texas at Austin Anthropology and Archeology EPS 1.240 (C3200)..."

Sept. 29, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

New Findings Shed Light on Oakwood Chapel Burials
Remains at city's oldest cemetery were exhumed, studied, and now await reinterment
"...archaeological consulting firm, and the Texas State Univer­sity forensic anthropology lab lay out in detail what could be discerned..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Hottest August
A month-long portrait of NYC captures our fears for the future
"...themselves. His synthesis of oral history, character profiles, cultural anthropology, and disarming folksy narrative was so unique, so seminal..."

April 10, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Ari Aster’s folk-horror excursion to Scandinavia never sees the forest for the trees
"...effort, as Dani and Christian, along with his fellow anthropology grad students, head to a remote Scandinavian village to..."

July 5, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The life of famed anthropologist Jane Goodall
"...early Sixties, this was a radical thought in the anthropology community, and Goodall went on to become a titan..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Seven Skeletons of Lydia Pyne
The local science historian debuts her new book about famous fossil hominids
"...says Pyne. "And ended up double-majoring in history and anthropology – those two, I think, have always complemented each..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Take Two Aspirin and Ping Me in the Morning
Heath care: an oral future
"...Age; I'm not really that guy. But, from an anthropology standpoint, it's necessary. That's why we have priests. That's..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

The Revisionaries
When it comes to choosing public-school textbooks, what happens in Texas is of national concern – and this documentary captures these culture wars in full bloom.
"...religion into matters of state, and Ron Wetherington, an anthropology professor from Southern Methodist University who is an expert..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Luv Doc Recommends: Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz
Opal Divine's Freehouse, Sunday, March 8, 2009
"...maybe you don't use your bachelor's degree in applied anthropology as often as you'd like to in your job..."

March 6, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Living With 'Monstrosities'
Jen Hirt and Scott Webel and their Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata
"...says the bespectacled curator, "into cultural studies through the Anthropology Department, and started a master's. So we moved the..."

June 27, 2008 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Living Maya
Austin becomes a hotbed of past and future Maya knowledge
"...coursework. He went on to receive his doctorate in anthropology from Vanderbilt Univer­sity in 1995, published several books and..."

May 2, 2008 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

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