Welcome to Anthropology!
We are a dynamic four-field intellectual community (Anthropological Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology) formed by faculty and students in a mutual quest to understand the human condition in all its variety, past and present. The questions we explore are many. Some have persisted through over a century of anthropological inquiry, some have been refined or altered as a result of anthropological work, and some have emerged recently along with changing world conditions and new intellectual debates.
The Roy A. Rappaport Lectures: Making the Dead Modern by Erik Mueggler
The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce The Roy A. Rappaport Lectures series in Winter, 2015.
More information is available at The Roy A. Rappaport Lectures: “Making the Dead Modern” by Erik Mueggler
- PhD student Nora Hauk's research featured on LSA Today January 20, 2015
- Kelly Askew interviewed on Michigan Radio January 7, 2015
- Ruth Behar piece on Cuba decision in Washington Post January 5, 2015
- UMMA Brown Bag: Cultural Transmission and Artifact Variation: Projectile Points as Ethnic Markers?
Speaker: Raven Garvey
- 1:00 PM
- CMENAS Lecture: "My Hummus is bigger than Your Hummus: on food and politics in Israel"
Speaker: Dafna Hirsch, Open University of Israel
- 4 Field Colloquium: "Cultivating Rage in the US Inner City: Hyper-Incarceration, Subsidized Pathology and the Moral Economy of Violence after Welfare"
Speaker: Phillipe Bourgois, University of Pennsylvania