The History of Anthropology Newsletter officially relaunches in online form on June 20, 2016. Originally edited by George W. Stocking, Jr., then by Henrika Kuklick, the HAN is now under the direction of a new editorial team based at the University of Pennsylvania, with the guidance of an esteemed advisory board—several of whom have been involved in the HAN since its inception.
The first aim of the relaunched newsletter is to make available online, in a searchable mode, all the earlier issues of the HAN, originally published from 1973 to 2012. Thanks to a grant from the Price Lab for Digital Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania and the Mellon Foundation, and thanks to the generous assistance of Penn Libraries, you can now find all those back issues online.
The relaunched newsletter also features:
- News of interest to those working in the history of anthropology
- Reviews of books and other relevant works
- Bibliographies of recent publications in the field
- Field Notes, pointed observations on questions in the history of anthropology
- Clio’s Fancy, a section devoted to oddities and curiosities found in the archives
- A Twitter feed with frequent updates of interest
We invite you to consult the newsletter, either as a return or for the first time. We also invite you to post responses, offer suggestions, submit news, articles, and reviews, and keep the conversation going.
22 June 2016