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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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Save the Date! The Fall 2015 Roy A. Rappaport Lectures by Webb Keane

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Roy A. Rappaport Lectures by Webb Keane.

More information is available at  The Roy A. Rappaport Lectures: “Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories”