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Congratulations Class of 2022!

May 11, 2022

May 11, 2022 The department of Anthropology celebrated the class of 2022 on Saturday, May 7. Over 95 students finished their degrees in Anthropology or Medical Anthropology during the academic year. Congratulations to all of our graduates!  

Reconstructing the past

April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022 Students in a hands-on anthropology course piece together ancient ceramics, learn to fire pottery and cook with pots over a fire to study the history of pottery. Read the whole article here.

Department Celebrations

April 19, 2022

April 19, 2022 Diane Slocum is the recipient of both a Pre-Dissertation Summer Field Research Grant from the Institute for the Study of the Americas and a Seed Grant from the Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research. Both grants will support … Continued

Galápagos: A Gateway for Global Research

February 16, 2022

February 16, 2022 For more than 10 years, the UNC Center for Galápagos Studies has been a hub of collaborative research activity spanning many disciplines, with the potential to impact the globe. Diego Riveros-Iregui and Amanda Thompson, the center’s new … Continued

Graduate Student Colleen Betti Work Featured

October 6, 2021

October 6, 2021 The research of graduate student Colleen Betti was featured in the Virginia Archaeology Month poster this year. To request your copy of the poster, click here.  

Professor Glenn Hinson featured in “Seeking Justice”

August 24, 2021

August 24, 2021 This summer, UNC folklorist Glenn Hinson and students provided research for a community re-enactment of a 1921 Warren County court trial where 16 Black men were unfairly accused after being threatened by a white mob. To read … Continued