Dept. of Anthropology
Anthropologists examine the human condition across time and space. The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has long been a leader in our discipline through active programs in archeology, biological anthropology, and sociocultural and linguistic anthropology.
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Class, labor, and color hierarchies: an ethnographic study of Mexican yarderos/as in South Chicago (2015-01-21)In 1916, the first wave of Mexican immigrants arrived in South Chicago. Despite shortage of housing, food, and work, the South Chicago colony grew in size to become one of the key destinations of thousands of Mexican ...
(1994)China possesses numerous hominid bearing sites spanning the Pleistocene. As such, China provides an excellent opportunity to examine hominid adaptations to extra-African environments. Understanding the context of Chinese ...
(1993)The high school reunion is a popular event throughout the United States, cutting across locality and age. It is commonly thought of as a light-hearted social occasion or an exercise in nostalgia that has little significance ...
(1993)This dissertation documents the results of a 12-month ethnographic study of middle-aged black and white women (N = 45, aged 32-61), who had been diagnosed with essential hypertension and who were identified through one of ...
(1993)This study examines how members of the French and American medical communities, comprised of clinical and research sectors, construct and shape their models of AIDS. The primary goal is to develop a comparative, ...