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Groundbreaking Anthropologist Sidney Mintz Dies at Age 93

Sidney W. Mintz, a co-founder in 1974 of the Department of Anthropology and one of its best known members, passed away on December 27. We mourn his passing and the loss of one of the great anthropologists of our times. A specialist of Caribbean and creole culture and history, Mintz redefined the contours of contemporary […]