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Congratulations to Kaelyn Smith, Anthropology Class of 2020 on her research for the Digital Library for American Slavery

Slavery database recognized by National Park Service  


Dr. Susan Andreatta receives Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award

Susan Andreatta will receive honor  


Anthropology at UNCG is One of the 25 Best Colleges for Anthropology

GradReports.com has issued their 2020 best colleges list.  The Anthropology department has been voted one of Best Colleges for Anthropology […]


Anthropology awarded Student Learning Enhancement Award

The BA in Anthropology was selected as one of the winners of this year’s Student Learning Enhancement Award! This award […]


Dr. Nash explores Ancient Parties and Empires in South America Wari Empire


Ancient Parties and Empires

Dr. Donna Nash, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Department Head at UNCG, studies how the Wari Empire used festivals and […]


Discussion on Empires

What is an empire? Experts will discuss this issue on 28 October 2019 at 5pm in SOEB 118.


New Course: Anthropology of Infectious Disease

Dr. Cassandra Workman will be offering her new course: Anthropology of Infectious Disease. Anthropological approaches to (re)emergent infectious disease epidemics: […]


Music, Sound, and Power

New Course: Music, Sound, and Power

Gavin Douglas has created a new course in Anthropology: ATY 300X: Music, Sound, and Power. This course will examine the […]


Archaeological Field Schools in Peru and Tanzania

The Anthropology department at UNCG is once again offering two summer field schools. Dr. Egeland will be taking students to […]


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