It is with sadness that we announce
the death of our
distinguished colleague Dell Hathaway Hymes, Commonwealth Professor of
Anthropology and English (Emeritus) at the University of Virginia.
Hymes died peacefully on Friday November 13, 2009 in Charlottesville, VA.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday November 21 at 1:00 at
Lutheran church, 1510
Broad Crossing Rd, Charlottesville,
A memorial gathering has also been
organized at the upcoming
meetings of the American
Anthropological Association in Philadelphia, PA. The
gathering will take place on Saturday December 5, 2009 from 7:30-9:30
Grand Ballroom III of the Courtyard Marriott hotel (downtown).
be addressed to Virginia Hymes care of the Department of Anthropology, PO Box 400120, Charlottesville, VA,
22904-4120.In lieu of
family suggests donations to the Charlottesville Center for
Peace and Justice or a charity of choice.
taught at the University of
Virginia from 1987 until his retirement in 1989.