This year’s Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at UNH seeks to shed new light on the opioid epidemic in New Hampshire. A series of events connects faculty collaborators from across UNH to ask what liberal arts disciplines can bring to the table to address the opioid crisis in the State.
Anthropology professor Meghan Howey, students and volunteers conducted archaeological research in Dover, N.H. at the site of the Second Meeting House of the First Parish Church, which was built between 1653 and 1654 at Dover Point.
The University of New Hampshire has received a three-year $724,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which will be used by the Center for the Humanities to host residential summer institutes that will train humanists to work in the public realm and embrace community engagement.
Gregory McMahon (Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies), Svetlana Peshkova (Anthropology), Nicole Ruane (Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies), R. Scott Smith (Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies), and Ethel Sara Wolper (History), are the faculty organizers for this year's Sidore series, which explores the question "Who Owns the Past?".
Rosemary Caron (Professor of Health Management and Policy) and Marion (Molly) Girard Dorsey (Associate Professor of History and Faculty Fellow in the COLA Dean's Office) have published a co-edited text, Health and Freedom in the Balance: Exploring the Tensions among Public Health, Individual Liberty, and Governmental Authority (Nova Science Publishers, July 20
An internship in cultural heritage helps put New Hampshire’s indigenous history on the map.
When it comes to telling the stories of indigenous people in New Hampshire, the “official” history — found on historical site markers, in text books and on public murals, among other places — only tells part of the story.
Eleanor Harrison-Buck, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of New Hampshire, has been awarded a $50,000 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship to establish a public history museum in Belize that focuses on the Kriol (Creole) community.