We had the honor of delivering the Raymond Firth Lecture at the meetings of the European Society for Oceanists in Munich, Germany, June 29th – July 2nd, 2017. Find the text of the lecture here.
Italianate in style, Morgan Hall was constructed in 1853 as the college’s first library. Nowadays, it’s home to the Departments of American Studies and Anthropology and Sociology. On the second floor—where college trustees were infamously locked in their boardroom during student protests of the ’70s—is the office of Deborah Gewertz, the G. Henry Whitcomb 1874 Professor of Anthropology. Here’s a look at some of the things she’s collected over the years.
Read more about the office space of Deborah Gewertz in a recent feature article from Amherst Magazine: read more