Check out the latest edition of the Department of Anthropology newsletter, hot off the presses! Read now!
The annual kickball game marked the end of another semester and the beginning of a new reign. The undergraduates took the championship, claiming victory and the trophy.
Check out some photos of the fun!
If you are planning on taking an Anthropology or Geography course with us this summer, be sure to register soon. Seats are filling up fast!We are offering two on-campus courses, The Evolution of Primate Behavior (ANTH 375) with Kim Nichols on M-R from 10-12:30 p.m. and we are also offering Medical Anthropology (ANTH 340) with Dr. Lynn Kwiatkowski M-R from 4-6:30 p.m. We also have a ton of new and awesome online classes. Check them out here.
The Department of Anthropology has established a new award to help support field school opportunities for our students.
This award is available for this field school season so time is of the essence! If you would like to apply for funding, please complete the attached application and return it to the main anthropology office no later than Friday, May 17, 2013. Any undergraduate or graduate student attending a field school this summer is eligible to apply. Click here to apply.
The Rocky Mountain chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association
(RM-URISA) is sponsoring a financial award for students using GIS in their studies. Read more
Anthropology Now, is a new journal and one of only a few public anthropology publications that works to present its readers with content and stories that are relevant and compelling while also being accessible to a broad audience. The spring volume of Anthropology Now features a recent article by Dr. Kate Browne, Standing in the Need: Communication Failures That Increased Suffering after Katrina. Browne's research on the culture of disaster follows one family's story into the depths of recovery; the struggles and hardships created in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina by the help that was supposed to have come. Read more
The Department of Anthropology is offering two new courses beginning this summer.
For more information, please contact Brenda Avery at Brenda.Avery@colostate.edu.
Chris Johnston knows all about excavations. As a graduate student and archaeologist for the Center for Mountain and Plains Archaeology (CMPA) he's spent countless hours in the field, has catalogued more artifcats and processed more flakes than most can imagine so when he was approached by Jodi Henke, the National Radio Editor for Living the Country Life to do a radio spot, he was more than happy to oblidge. Read more
The CSU Anthropology Department is soliciting proposals for the K. S. Greiner Endowment for the Preservation of Colorado Archaeology.
This fund provides financial support for projects that have as their focus the study and preservation of Colorado's archaeological record.
Awards are made on a competitive basis, with graduate research projects given special consideration, and award amounts typically range from $200 - $700. Please click here for more information on how to apply.
Check out our Alumni Publications page. If you have a publication you'd like us to include, let us know!
It also happens to be home to an ancient city, known to many as la Ciudad Blanca, or the White City. There has been much speculation about the existence of this site for many years but because of the deeply forested jungle and harsh terrain, exploring the region was more than a challenge, it was nearly impossible. Until recently. Read more
Dr. Ann Magennis spent some time in Merida, Mexico, recently to investigate the beginning of a research collaboration with faculty from the Autonomous University of the Yucatan (UADY). Read more
by Michael Brydge
The national Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) and the regional High Plains Society for Applied Anthropology (HPSfAA) Conferences were held in Denver recently and welcomed professional anthropologists and students from around the nation.
Faculty members and students from the Department of Anthropology presented at the SfAA on topics such as grant funding, land and resource management in indigenous communities, development and anti-immigration in Colorado, and domestic violence. Read more
This past summer was a devastating season of forest fires across the nation but those raging in our own backyard were especially troublesome.
Dr. Jason Sibold, one of our geographers, studies forest fires, climate change and how the two may be related. Check out this article on the implications of rising global temperatures on our forests and what Dr. Sibold has to say about it.
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The Anthropology Graduate Student Society has a new Facebook page! Get all the latest and greatest news here!
Don't forget to stop by the 'careers' section of our website for the latest jobs and internships. We update this section often with new opportunities. Check it out!
May 17: Graduation Breakfast - stay tuned for details!
September 7: Colorado Disability Pride Fest
The Flobots will be headlining this event with 3 other local bands, don't miss out!
October 10-13: Homecoming and Family Weekend Conference of Academic Alumni