Spring 2019 ANTH Course Offerings

Advising and Enrollment Information

The Anthropology office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  We will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at 9:00am.

Looking for an interesting online course to take this spring term?  Look no further.  Check out Dr. Lauren Norman's video for more details about ANTH 304.

More good news for Anthropology!  Dr. Rolfe Mandel has just received an important large endowment gift from Joseph L. and Maude Ruth Cramer for the Odyssey Geoarchaeology Research Program to research earliest human presence in the Central Great Plains.  This gift will fund graduate student fellowships, postdocs, and student and faculty research.    Geoarchaeological program at KU receives $6.9M gift


 


RECOGNITION Alert Re: Kansas students

Congratulations to the 21 Public Anthropology Award Winners at the University of Kansas
in Prof. Bart Dean's ANTH 160 & 1621 (Anthropology) classes who participated in a North American competition involving over 3,500 students from 25 schools.   For the names of Kansas Public Anthropology Award winners as well as their award-winning letters click here.

https://www.publicanthropology.org/CAW/18-FALL/2-KansasBD.htm

Prof. Dean has played an integral part in Public Anthropology’s online student community, showcasing the ability of Kansas students to learn effective writing skills while being active global citizens. He demonstrates how combining technology with cultural concerns in academic courses positively engages students to participate in the broader world beyond their academic setting, while gaining the skills needed for a productive, active life after graduation.

Background
Prof. Dean, in addition to being an Associate Professor at KU, is a research affiliate at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín (Tarapoto, Peru) where he directs the Anthropology Section of the Regional Museum.  His research focuses on the ethnology of the Peruvian Amazon, health, human rights, political anthropology, social theory and ethics.

Please join in congratulating Prof. Dean and his prize-winning students.

For more information on Public Anthropology’s Community Action Website, please visit: https://www.publicanthropology.org/CAW/a-FAQs.htm .

Dr. Rob Borofsky
Director, Center for a Public Anthropology
Professor of Anthropology, Hawaii Pacific University
Editor, California Series in Public Anthropology
Editor, Public Anthropology: An Open Access Series


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