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  • SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

    April 27, 2011

    The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is offering a new summer course, ANT 497: Field and Laboratory Methods in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology. The course will meet 8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday, June 7-July 12, 2011.   Course Description: This course introduces students to the role of the biological anthropologist, archaeologist and […]

  • Final Folklore Colloquium

    TODAY (Wednesday April 27) is the final folklore colloquium for the Spring semester: the student showcase event takes place at 5:30 pm, in Ophelia Parrish 2113   Chantae Rudie is presenting “Breaking the Rules and Getting Away with It: An Exploration of Sanctioned Taboo-breaking in Ritual Performances”

  • CONGRATULATIONS TO STUDENTS GRADUATING WITH DEPARTMENT HONORS!

    Amanda Brown, Krista Goodman, Amelia LaMair, Michelle Noriega, Brandon Pollard, Chantae Rudie, and Ashley Tucker   SPECIAL RECOGNITION GOES TO: Chantae Rudie – Outstanding Student in Anthropology And Krista Goodman – Outstanding Student in Sociology   Eligibility for Department Honors is determined both by academic success and by investment in education and personal development beyond […]