Horror filmmaker Matilda “Mattie” Szydagis, AB’95, reminisces about the Shoreland, Svengoolie, and Halloween on Chicago’s South Side.
From his first trip north as the youngest hand on a two-masted schooner, anthropologist Ernest “Tiger” Burch Jr., AM’63, PhD’66, was driven to learn about the Arctic and its peoples.
Katherine Dunham, PhB’36, forged a unique career as a dancer and anthropologist.
UChicago honors its Latin American research roots.
Social science scholars explore issues surrounding the descendants of America’s first inhabitants.
Allison DiBianca Fasoli combines anthropology and psychology to study how children develop a moral vision.
Anthropologist Gabriella Coleman conducts research among a strange, sometimes hostile tribe: computer hackers.
Canadian anthropologist Grant McCracken, AM’76, PhD’81, has built an unconventional career as an observer of American culture.
In Missouri and southern Italy, Jason Pine, AB’90, delves into lives on the margin of criminality.
In his new book, anthropologist Russell Tuttle synthesizes decades of research to identify the characteristics that set our species apart.