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Diana Gerberich '18 on her internship with the U.S. Navy's Underwater Archaeology Branch

February 27, 2017

Diana Gerberich, one of the Anthropology Department's Peer Concentration Advisors, spent the summer of 2016 interning with the U.S. Navy. Read below to hear about her experience.

Diana

"This past summer, I interned with the Navy in their Underwater Archaeology Branch at the Washington Navy Yard (Washington, D.C.). A subgroup of the Naval History and Heritage Command, the Underwater Archaeology Branch is responsible for locating, documenting, and protecting the Navy's sunken vessels and aircraft in both domestic and international waters. During… Read more about Diana Gerberich '18 on her internship with the U.S. Navy's Underwater Archaeology Branch

Margaret Irving '17 on Canada's "Paris Crew" of 1867

Margaret Irving '17 on Canada's "Paris Crew" of 1867

December 8, 2016

Margaret Irving '17 wrote an article for The Canadian Encyclopedia about the four Canadian rowers who won the World Rowing Championship at the 1867 Paris International Exposition in Paris, France.

Margaret:

"During my internship with Historica Canada, Canada’s largest independent organization for national history, I was honoured to receive the opportunity to write an article for The Canadian Encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia contains close to 20,000 bilingual articles on a variety of topics, including history, politics,… Read more about Margaret Irving '17 on Canada's "Paris Crew" of 1867

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Congratulations to Kathy Tran '16 for receiving the Noma-Reischauer Prize!

December 7, 2016

Kathy Tran '16 has won the Noma-Reischauer Prize for her paper, “Rising to One’s Potential: Joshi Ryoku and the Power of Femininity in Japan.” The paper was submitted for her senior thesis for her A.B. degree in Anthropology and Linguistics, written under the direction of Nicholas Harkness. She also received the Evon Z. Vogt Prize from the Anthropology Department in May 2016.

 

Five Anthropology Undergraduates Awarded 2016 Hoopes Prize

Five Anthropology Undergraduates Awarded 2016 Hoopes Prize

May 6, 2016

Congratulations to Hanna Amanuel, Kapena Baptista, Kevin Hilgartner, Ikaika Ramones, and Alexia Zagouras, who were among the 64 undergraduates awarded the Hoopes Prize in 2016.

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The Hoopes Prize seeks to “recognize, promote, honor, and reward excellence in the work of undergraduates and their capabilities and skills in any subject,” and is considered to be one of the highest academic commendations that Harvard… Read more about Five Anthropology Undergraduates Awarded 2016 Hoopes Prize

Alumni Voices: Dilia Zwart '15

Alumni Voices: Dilia Zwart '15

June 1, 2015

I grew up in the Sonoran Desert where my Dutch upbringing and Arizona’s multicultural legacies inspired my own interests in language, culture, migration, and human rights. Every summer my family would visit relatives in the Netherlands, and in high school I began traveling independently to study language in Germany and Costa Rica and to learn about organic farming in Scotland. Throughout my travels, I felt attuned to learning from a “local” perspective by living with host families and taking classes in city centers. Only at Harvard did my interests fuse together in… Read more about Alumni Voices: Dilia Zwart '15