Department News

  • Donate to UConn Gives!
    UConn gives is this week, and ends April 18th! The Anthropology department greatly appreciates any donations–your donations help Anthropology students participate in archaeological excavations and conduct ethnographic field research, attend and actively participate in conferences and workshops, enroll in field schools, and more! Please share widely; we can use your support! Donate here!
    Posted on April 15, 2024
  • Christian Tryon published in Sapiens Anthropology Magazine!
    Check out a publication in Sapiens Anthropology Magazine by UConn Professor Christian Tryon and NYU Professor Shara Bailey. Their discovery of photographic remains of fossils of Paleolithic children highlight the importance of archival research in Anthropology. Find out more by reading the article here!
    Posted on April 10, 2024
  • Undergraduate Chelsea Betts Receives Competitive Internship
    UConn Anthropology Major Chelsea Betts has been awarded a competitive Zooarchaeology internship at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, CO for the summer of 2024. Congratulations Chelsea, we are so proud of you!
    Posted on April 10, 2024
  • Pandemic Journaling Project in the news!
    The Pandemic Journaling Project, co-founded by ANTH faculty member Sarah Willen, is in the news! Check out these new articles in UConn Today and UConn Magazine: UConn Today: “Pandemic Journaling Project Archive Opens for Research” UConn Magazine: “Who Tells Our (Pandemic) Story?“
    Posted on February 26, 2024
  • Kelly Ruesta featured on Indie Major!
    Kelly Ruesta, an individualized major who has taken multiple Anthropology classes — and who was in the first cohort of the department’s Research Apprenticeship Program (formerly Research MASTER Program), was recently featured in a new podcast called Indie Major! Indie Major is a podcast dedicated to the stories and visions of individualized majors at UConn, […]
    Posted on February 14, 2024
  • Anthropology Club at the Involvement Fair
    On Wednesday, 2/7, the officers of Anthropology Club represented their club at the Spring Involvement Fair! Anthropology Club meets every Monday in Beach Hall 447A from 6pm-7pm. To sign up for email notifications and join Anthropology Club, check out this link!
    Posted on February 8, 2024
  • Upcoming Event: Anthropology Club Movie Night!
    The UConn Anthropology Club will be hosting a movie night this Monday, January 29th at 6pm in Beach 443! We will be watching a documentary Prof. Seraphin has worked on, The Women They Are Carrying Fire – Pa’asik`tavaansas Kuniktáamvunatih. This will be accompanied by a Q&A session at the end of the documentary. All are […]
    Posted on January 24, 2024
  • Pandemic Journaling Project in Bloomberg News Article
    The Pandemic Journaling Project, co-founded Prof. Sarah Willen of UConn Anthropology and Prof. Katherine A. Mason of Brown Anthropology, was mentioned in a Bloomberg News article on loneliness titled “City Life Is Too Lonely. Urban Planning Can Help.” Check it out here!
    Posted on December 29, 2023
  • Medical Anthropology Journal Publication: Sarah Williams
    Assisstant Professor Sarah Williams and McGill University’s Kathleen Rice have published a collaborative article titled “Partner Exclusion from Childbirth During COVID-19 in Canada: Implications for Theory and Policy” in the journal Medical Anthropology. This is their third paper from their project examining the impact of COVID-19 mitigation policies in hospitals and perinatal care services on […]
    Posted on November 30, 2023