The Origins of the Thanksgiving Meal

By Aislinn Sanders As the temperatures drop and snow begins to fall, people are undoubtedly imbued with the classic holiday spirit that comes with this time of year. Thoughts of holiday-specific food and drink, story telling with friends and family,… Read More

Anthropology Colloquium Series

Friday, December 2 2022 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Sabin Hall G-28

“Unruly Collections,” a talk by Professor Christy DeLair, Director of the Pick Museum of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University.

Friday December 2
Sabin Hall G-28

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, followed by informal reception

Christy DeLair is a cultural anthropologist specializing in museum anthropology, material culture studies, global indigenous studies, and artist-museum relations with an emphasis on Taiwan and Native North America.

Evidence of Cooking 780,000 Years Ago Found in Israel

By Aislinn Sanders When did hominins utilize fire for cooking? A new study published on November 14th, 2022, suggests that hominins mastered fire for cooking 600,000 years earlier than previous research claimed. Previously, the estimated date of the use of… Read More

UWM Anthropology Searching For Assistant/Associate Professor in Great Lakes Archaeology

UWM Anthropology is searching for qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in Great Lakes Archaeology. This is an important position within the department and will be the cornerstone of our Midwest Archaeological program. Please follow the… Read More