UWM Alum Releases Open Access Edited Volume, “Critical Archaeology in the Digital Age.”

By Aislinn Sanders Kevin Garstki, lecturer at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, recently published his new work Critical Archaeology in the Digital Age: Proceedings of the 12th IEMA Visiting Scholar’s Conference through UCLA’s Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press. Garstki, a… Read More

Department Colloquium: Dr. Melanie Beasley, April 8th 3:00PM

Friday, April 8 2022 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sabin Hall G28 located on the UW-Milwaukee campus next to the Klotche Center on the north side of campus.

On Friday, April 8th the Department of Anthropology will be holding its first in-person colloquium in Sabin Hall, room G28, at 3:00 PM. We have invited Dr. Melanie Beasley from Purdue University to speak about her current work with stable isotope analysis, see the abstract for her talk in the flyer below.

UWM Plans Big Presence at Upcoming SAA Annual Meetings in Chicago

        By Aislinn Sanders UWM Researchers are planning a big presence at this year’s 87th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). The meeting is the largest in the country and will take place in… Read More

Anthropology Student Union Colloquium 2022

Sunday, March 27 2022 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Sabin Hall G90

This year’s ASU Colloquium will be taking place on March 27th from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM in SAB G90 with a reception immediately following in the UWM Student Union Ballroom.

ASU 2022 Colloquium Program

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Adrienne Kaeppler

By Aislinn Sanders On March 5th, 2022, American anthropologist Adrienne Kaeppler died in Washington D.C. She was 86 years old. Milwaukee-born Kaeppler got her bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Music at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee before moving to Honolulu… Read More

Bettina Arnold Interviewed for Drinking With the Dead Article

By Aislinn Sanders Bettina Arnold was recently featured in an in depth article about ancient brewing for the popular blog, Good Beer Hunting. Bettina currently teaches the course ANTHRO 312: The Past on Tap, The Archaeology of Fermented Beverages. The… Read More

We’re Hiring! Assistant/Associate Visiting Professor in Bioarchaeology

Click Here to Apply! Official Job Title ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE VISITING PROFESSOR Working Title: ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE VISITING PROFESSOR Position Number 02301698 Division College of Letters and Science Department B4872 ANTHROPOLOGY Position Type Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Term/Project, Teaching FLSA Status Exempt… Read More

Celebrating Feminist Anthropology on International Women’s Day

Celebrating Feminist Anthropology on International Women’s Day By Aislinn Sanders In honor of this holiday, we will be highlighting the history of Feminist anthropology. The discipline did not gain notoriety until the mid-1970s. In these early days, the aim of… Read More

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