• A little boy from an Amzonian indigenous community curiously looks through the wood wall at a group of adults talking inside a local house. (Checamo, Colombia)
    Carlos Del Cairo.

  • A dramatic skyline. (Uxmal, Mexico)
    Ben McMahan

  • A man tests the latest batch of sugar cane, being boiled into a sugary froth. (East Java, Indonesia)
    Jonathan McLeod

  • A woman sells bulk merchandise at a large indoor market near Chinatown. (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
    Dana Osborne

     

The School of Anthropology is one of the highest ranking schools in the country for the pursuit of Anthropological Studies.

Well respected by researchers throughout the world, it is home to a diverse community of anthropologists who study all aspects of human life, from our hominid origins millions of years ago to the vast diversity of populations living in the world today.

University of Arizona Anthropology Centennial

Southwest Symposium This Week

The School of Anthropology is proud to be a co-host of the 15th Biennial Southwest Symposium,  January 14–16, 2016 in the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. According to the Symposium website, “the 2016 symposium focuses on Engaged Archaeology, showcasing collaborative and participatory work with descendant groups and local communities, public archaeology, and interdisciplinary work, in spoken and poster sessions.” The other hosts of the Symposium are the Arizona State Museum, the Department of Anthropology, Northern Arizona University, and the UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. For more information and to register, please click here.

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Sabbagh Lecture Less Than a Month Away!
Please mark your calendar for the 24th Annual Sabbagh Lecture, to be given by Professor Steven Caton, the Khaled bin Abdullah bin Abdurahman Al Saud... read more
John Olsen to Retire in May, 2016
Regents’ Professor of Anthropology, John W. Olsen, has announced he will retire in May 2016. Olsen says, “Although I’ve spent 32 of the past 36 years... read more
Save the Date: Society of Ethnobiology Conference in March
The 39th Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology will take place in Tucson March 16–19, 2016. The School of Anthropology is a co-sponsor,... read more

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