Upcoming Events:

Anthropology Department Moved to the Crossroads Center in January 2018:

During Christmas break, the Anthropology Department moved to our brand new facilities on the 2nd floor of Corbett Family Hall on the east side of the the Campus Crossroads. We look forward to seeing you in our new offices in the new year and are open for business!


Lecture by Dr. W. Forsythe, "Preserving Prosperity: The Archeology of Salt Production in Post-Medieval Ireland"

Prof. Wes Forsythe (Ulster University) an Irish Archeologist who has worked extensively in Ireland and areas of Africa, will be presenting a public lecture from 3:30 - 4:30 pm, on Tues, Feb. 27, 2018, to be held in room 278 (the tutoring room), 2nd floor Corbett Family Hall.  His lecture titled "Preserving Prosperity: The Archeology of Salt Production in Post-Medieval Ireland," will deal with the post 1750’s Irish salt production for economic purposes, and the connections to trans-Atlantic fishing industry and consumption. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Anthropology department, 2nd floor, Corbett Family Hall.

Past Events:

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting:

Wednesday, November 29 - Sunday, December 3, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC. The 2017 Annual Meeting will focus on why Anthropology Matters! With more than 750 sensational sessions, including many Notre Dame Anthropology faculty and students, the Annual Meeting will surely provide unique opportunities to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the advancement of anthropology. Anthropology Matters!, the theme for the 116th AAA Annual Meeting, is a call across the field to unite in our diversity, to embrace difficulty, be vibrant messmates, and promote the relevance of what anthropology is and does. Anthropology is best at describing the past, exploring the present, predicting the future, and navigating the processes of being and becoming human.


Majors Night Anthropology Table:

Thursday, Nov. 9th from 6:00-8:00pm in the South Dining Hall. We welcome you to visit with Anthropology Faculty, Anthropology Club Officers and Anthropology Majors. We welcome your questions on the anthropology major or minor, courses, careers and any other opportunities you would like to explore. All are welcome!


Autumn Anthropology Meet and Greet:

Monday, Oct. 30th from 4:00-6:00pm in the Geddes Hall Coffee House. Come enjoy great conversations with anthropology majors, graduate students, faculty, and their families. The Autumn Anthropology Meet and Greet includes free food and drink courtesy of the Anthropology Club and the Department of Anthropology. All are welcome!


Anthropology Beyond the Classroom Workshop:
Monday, Oct. 2nd from 6:35-7:35pm in 149 DeBartolo, Prof. Eric Haanstad will be offering an Anthropology Beyond the Classroom Workshop for those of you interested in anthropology internships, field schools, field research and study abroad opportunities.
Graduate School Workshop: Tuesday, Sept. 26th from- 5:05-6:05pm in 625 Flanner, Prof. Eric Haanstad, Sean Field and Ann Marie Thornburg will be offering a Graduate School Workshop for those interested in applying to graduate schools, whether in anthropology or in other fields.
University of Notre Dame's Department of Anthropology Presents: Social Media in Academia: Research, Teaching, and Outreach September 18th-19th, 2017, McKenna Hall.
Mentorship Event: Mentorship Program Social: Thursday, September 14, from 5:00-6:30pm in 241 DeBartolo Hall. An opportunity to network and socialize with other Mentorship Program students.
Anthropology Senior Reception: Saturday, May 20th, 10:00am-12:00pm, McKenna Hall Atrium. For graduating seniors, their guests, and faculty.
2017's Annual Student Anthropology Research Forum: Friday, April 28th 1:00-4:30PM, Sixth Floor Flanner Hall.
Southeast Asia Discussion and Dinner: Monday, April 24th 7:30-8:30pm, Geddes Hall Coffee House. For all graduate and undergraduate students interested in Southeast Asia.
Lambda Alpha Induction Ceremony: Wednesday April 19th, 5:30-6:30pm, Sixth Floor Flanner Hall. For current and new Lambda Alpha members.
Workshop: How to Submit a Session, Paper, or Poster for the AAA Annual Meeting, Monday, March 6th, 5:00-6:00pm, 524 Flanner Hall.
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