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.
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.
- Jason De Leon’s work with undocumented migrants mentioned in Vice November 11, 2014
- Kelly Askew involved in efforts to bring rare African music to UM October 30, 2014
- Stuart Kirsch's work with miners mentioned in The Conversation October 29, 2014
- 4 Field Colloquium: "Tuberculosis and leprosy: origins, migration, and exchange in humans and other primates"
Speaker: Anne Stone
- The Roy A. Rappaport Lectures: Making the Dead Modern - “Ethnographic and Theoretical Contexts”
Speaker: Erik Mueggler
- CMENAS Lecture: "My Hummus is bigger than Your Hummus: on food and politics in Israel"
Speaker: Dafna Hirsch, Open University of Israel