Recently our president, Dr. Leslie Aiello, spoke with American Anthropological Association president Virginia R. Dominguez on anthropology, personal passions, and the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Stream the podcast and read the full transcript here at AAA’s blog.
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. (more…)
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. (more…)