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Aunchalee Palmquist awarded Wenner-Gren Post Ph.D. grant

April 27, 2014

Aunchalee Palmquist, an assistant professor of anthropology, was awarded a post-Ph.D. grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation to aid research on "Taking Milk from Strangers: An Anthropological Study of Internet Breast Milk Sharing in the U.S."

Amy L. Allocco publishes book chapter on 'Snakes in the Dark Age'

April 13, 2014

A contribution to the edited volume "Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Nonhuman" theorizes vernacular Hindu snake worship traditions in Tamil Nadu, India as a model for human and nonhuman animal relationships and a constructive environmental ethic.

'Voices of Welfare' website shares stories of public assistance

April 2, 2014

An initiative co-led by Elon's Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies created a website this spring to give a human face to the recipients of government aid in local communities alongside national data about welfare services.