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Welcome to Anthropology!

We are a dynamic four-field intellectual community (Anthropological ArchaeologyBiological 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.

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Graduate Program Admissions Deadline

The Michigan Anthropology Graduate Program application deadline was December 15th.   More information is available at: Prospective Students


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

Position in Global Health and/or Global Environment

The Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, invites applications for an assistant professor level appointment in global health and/or global environment to begin September 1, 2015. Applications due JANUARY 5, 2015. For application instructions and full details, please see the job advertisement.