2018 In Review

February 6, 2019

Another busy calendar year has come to an end for the UConn Anthropology Department. As the winter semester 2019 begins here at UConn, we take a brief look back at some of the highlights of 2018. (more…)

Congratulations Dr. Siavash Samei!

December 15, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Siavash Samei for successfully defending his doctoral dissertation “Herding in the Highlands: Pastoralism and the Making of the Kura-Araxes Cultural Tradition” on December 7th!

Meet Our Faculty!

October 31, 2018

A lot of people wonder what anthropologists do. Here is a short video we put together, asking some of our faculty what their research interests are. Check it out!

Congratulations to UConn Anthropology Alumnus Nathan Wales

October 5, 2018

2012 UConn Anthropology alumnus, Dr. Nathan Wales, was recently announced as a new lecturer at the University of York Archeology Department. Nathan, who works with ancient DNA material, will be leading the ancient genetics group at BioArCH. Read more about Nathan here.

Guest Lecture by Nicholas J. Conard – Thursday October 11, 4 pm

October 4, 2018

Nicholas J. Conard is a professor of Anthropology, currently the director of the Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, at the University of Tübingen, Germany. This lecture will detail recent archaeological finding on the evolution of art and music. The location is the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Konover Auditorium (UConn, Storrs). The time is 4 pm on Thursday October the 11th, 2018. More details in the flier here.