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Into the Field: Mixing Memory with Method

I’ve returned to Ann Arbor after a year and a half in Greece, and I still struggle to settle back into my usual triage of office, library, home. It seems fitting, then, to pay homage to fieldwork, complete with some maternal advice, of course. Fieldwork is a very...

Explore Michigan: Say yah to da U.P. eh!

Fall has arrived in Michigan! It came in quickly this year, like a November gale blowing off the coast of one of the Great Lakes. Since fall is one of the shortest seasons in Michigan, the time to go out and enjoy the season is now! Very soon the leaves will be gone...

The Parents of Anthro-History

Like all graduate programs, the program in Anthropology and History has a distinct culture. In recent years, the small Anthro-History department has also had a plethora of families in their midst, a fact that has shaped their bonds as a community and strengthened...

Winter Is Coming

Yes, it’s not an original line. But like it or not, winter IS coming (don’t you hate it when people in non-wintry places say that these days, and you know they don’t ACTUALLY know what that means?), and after 3 years here, I am finally realising that I should prepare...

Meet the Bloggers: Amy Yu

Kayaking with friends at the Rackham event last month and trying not to drop my phone while taking panoramic photos. Hello! I’m Amy and I’m a second year Ph.D. student in the Immunology program in the Program in Biomedical Sciences. Before Michigan, I’ve only ever...