The Anthropology Section of the New York Academy of Sciences began its 2011 season on September 26, 2011 with a special forum in honor of the work and intellectual contribution of Anthropologist Fernando Coronil. Further talks are scheduled throughout the year and will be posted as information becomes available. Look below the cut for information on individual talks. » Read more..
Archive for September 14, 2011
In 1947 Miguel Covarrubias was commissioned by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (then known as the Viking Fund) to design the Viking Fund Medal. The medal was awarded to honor outstanding intellectual leadership and exceptional service to the discipline of anthropology. It was originally struck in heavy bronze with a three-inch diameter and depicts four dancers, representing the diversity of humankind. » Read more..