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The Department of Anthropology at Tufts University provides students not only with a strong background in critical thinking, analysis, and writing, but also with first-hand experience through original field research.
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Anthropology Department
302 Eaton Hall
5 The Green
Medford, MA 02155
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Office: 617.627.6528
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Zarin Machanda has been named Usen Family Career Development Assistant Professor, effective January 1, 2020.

Nick Seaver explains that attention isn't just something that is ours to have or lose, it also reflects society's values. Read more in "It's Not Just Your Attention", by Taylor McNeil (Tufts Now).

Sarah Pinto's new book, "The Doctor and Mrs. A.: Ethics and Counter-Ethics in an Indian Dream Analysis" has been published by Women Unlimited Press and Fordham University Press.

Alex Blanchette's new co-edited book, "How Nature Works: Rethinking Labor on a Troubled Planet", has been published by SAR Press as part of their Advanced Seminar series.

Zarin Machanda was awarded a collaborative NSF research grant to study the evolutionary origins of leadership in chimpanzees.

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Spring 2020

Announcements & Events

Stories from the Archive of Loss: Lively Ruination in Mill Land Mumbai
Maura Finkelstein
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Muhlenberg College
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
5:30-7:30pm | Cabot 702
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Anthropology Majors Week Event
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
12:00-1:15pm | 302 Eaton Hall
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MINE: A Family History of Carbon, Race, Place, and Planetary Health
Hoch Cunningham Environmental Lecture
Amy Moran-Thomas
Hayes Associate Professor of Anthropology, MIT
February 27, 2020
12:00-1:00pm | Multi-purpose Room, Curtis Hall
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