Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate our discipline while sharing it with the world around us. Anthropologists are innovators and creative thinkers who contribute to every sector of society. Help us celebrate what anthropology is and what it can achieve by stopping by the Department of Anthropology's new offices on the 2nd floor of Corbett Family Hall. Visit the main office in 296 Corbett to learn about the major, minor and graduate program, ask questions about hundreds of anthropological opportunities, and pick up some free anthro-swag!…
Upcoming Events By Year
Thu Feb 15, 2018
Tue Feb 27, 2018
Professor 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.…
Wed Mar 7, 2018
Mon Mar 19, 2018
On Monday, March 19th the Department of Anthropology is sponsoring a panel formed by three practicing and professional anthropologists. The event will be held from 2:00-3:30pm in W210 Meeting Room in the Duncan Student Center on March 19th, 2018. If you have any interest or any daunting questions that you want and need answered before you get your degree in anthropology, please come!
Thu Mar 22, 2018
"The Half-Life of Bureaucratic Objectivity"
Professor Anna Weichselbraun, Stanford University
Nuclear safeguards inspectors at the International Atomic Energy Agency verify state compliance with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. The authority of their verification practices is constantly at risk of being undermined by the technopolitics of nuclear things. Inspectors rely on bureaucratic objectivity to keep the political distinct from the technical, a widespread concern for technocratic governance in the international liberal order. When special inspections reveal Iraq’s secret nuclear weapons program in the 1990s, the IAEA’s established practices are called into question. In the aftermath of this event, bureaucrats at the IAEA attempt to maintain the authority of bureaucratic reason while attempting to make the inspections regime more robust. The way that inspectors respond to changes in safeguards methodology, reveals the tenacious grip that bureaucratic objectivity has on the ways that knowledge is produced at the IAEA.…
Fri Apr 27, 2018
The University of Notre Dame's Department of Anthropology invites you to a combined symposium of research by our graduate and undergraduate students! Undergraduate poster presentations begin at 1:30 pm on the 2nd Floor of Corbett Family Hall and undergraduate student presentations begin at 2:00 pm in the Tutor Room 278. Graduate student presentations begin at 3:00 pm in the Tutor Room 278 Corbett Family Hall.…
Sat May 19, 2018
Join us for a reception to honor graduating seniors, their guests, and faculty.…
Tue Aug 21, 2018
Thu Sep 20, 2018
Fri Nov 9, 2018
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!…