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
- The Roy A. Rappaport Lectures: Making the Dead Modern – “Making the Dead Modern”
Speaker: Erik Mueggler
- 4 Field Colloquium: "The Pragmatics of what is shown: Indexicality and iconography in ritual discourse"
Speaker: Carlo Severi
- 4 Field Colloquium: "A Rightful Share: Beyond Gift and Market in the Politics of Distribution"
Speaker: James Ferguson