New Faculty Book, Anthropological Archaeology Underwater, Now Available Free for Limited Time

The Department of Anthropology is very proud to announce that Professor Ashley Lemke’s new book, Anthropological Archaeology Underwater, is now available. You can purchase a physical copy or download a free copy for a limited time (until June 14th) here…. Read More


Friday, May 3 2024

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Main Campus. Sabin Hall, var. rooms. See registration information.

Sabin Hall
3413 N. Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211





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4th Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge: Unhopped and Unplugged Brews – April 6th, 2024

Saturday, April 6 2024 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

UWM Honors College Building, Room HON 196 located at 3363 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211

On Saturday April 6, 2024 from 5:00-7:00pm in the Honors College (HON 196), 3363 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211 the Hortus Academicus/Brew Garden initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will hold a tasting competition with three judges choosing the top three brews, all of whom are professionals associated with local businesses involved in brewing, dispensing, and/or reporting on fermented beverages.

The judges for 2024 are: Joe Yeado, Gathering Place Brewing; Jerry Janiszewski, Pabst Mansion and Wisconsin Historical Foundation Board of Directors; Rob Novak, The Brewing Experience, Old World Wisconsin. There will also be a People’s Choice award with non-contestants casting their votes via ballot for their favorite brew. Joe Yeado has generously agreed to offer the winner the opportunity to brew their beer using a new pilot brewing system at Gathering Place in River West with a launch party at GP to follow.

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Anthropology Colloquium Series: Aaron R. Atencio – Friday, March 15th @ 3:30 PM

Friday, March 15 2024 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sabin Hall, Room G90, located at 3413 N. Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Edges In: A Theoretical Perspective of Cultural Preservation through Photo Documentation

Photo of ylanh-ylang worker by Aaron Atencio

Aaron R. Atencio, PhD
Research Curator of Cultural Sciences
Milwaukee Public Museum

 Friday March 15, 2024 @ 3:30 pm
Sabin Hall G-90, UW-Milwaukee

(Some photographs in this presentation will show distressing subjects.)

Anthropology Colloquium Series: Molli A. Pauliot – Friday, February 23rd @ 3:30 PM

Friday, February 23 2024 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3413 N. Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
UW-Milwaukee Campus
Sabin Hall G90

A Collaborative Future:
Changes and Trends in Museum Practice

Molli A. Pauliot, M.S.W., M.A.
PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, February 23 2024 @ 3:30 pm, Sabin Hall G-90, UW-Milwaukee

Molli Pauliot is a doctoral candidate at UW-Madison in the Department of Anthropology. Ms. Pauliot is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, Buffalo clan. She has professional experience on collaborative projects with tribal, county, state, and federal officials addressing critical social needs in the state of Wisconsin. Ms. Pauliot’s research interests within anthropology include Native American populations in the Great Lakes Region, material culture, Native American art, museum anthropology, indigenous resilience, climate change, and United States American Indian policy. Ms. Pauliot has a PhD minor in art, and she is an accomplished designer and bead worker.

Ms. Pauliot holds a BA in Sociology with a Human Services emphasis with a Psychology minor coursework in drug and alcohol counseling from Viterbo College, La Crosse Wisconsin. She holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with an emphasis in child welfare. At UW-Madison, she has completed a graduate certificate in Material Culture and a Masters of Anthropology.

PhD Student to Present at Upcoming LACUSL Speaker Series, Dec. 5th.

Cheri L. Price, a PhD Student from the Department of Anthropology, will be presenting, “When Life Hands you Tikuee Iya, Make Ndute Tukuee Iya: A research Journey with Pottery and the Mixtec Language in Oaxaca, Mexico”, December 5th in the… Read More

UWM Anthropology Colloquium Series: Friday December 1, 2023

Friday, December 1 2023 3:30 pm

Sabin Hall G90

Nutritional “rules of engagement”: Foraging choices & survival in wild primates

Professor Mitchell Irwin, Dept. of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University

Friday December 1, 2023 @ 3:30 pm, Sabin Hall G90, UW-Milwaukee

UWM Anthropology Colloquium Series: Friday, November 10, 2023

Friday, November 10 2023 3:30 pm

Sabin Hall G90

UWM Anthropology Colloquium,
Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Ocomtún: A Recently Discovered  City in the Maya Lowlands 

Professor Ivan Šprajc 
Professor, Director of the Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies
Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Friday, November 10, 2023 @ 3:30 pm,  Sabin Hall G-90

Students Show Off Research at the Midwest Archaeological Conference

By Pete Geraci           UWM Anthropology students and faculty attended the 66th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference this month in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This year’s conference theme was Engaging With Communities, celebrating the efforts of Archaeologists to… Read More

UWM Anthropology Colloquium Series: Friday, October 20, 2023

Friday, October 20 2023 3:30 pm

Sabin Hall G-28

“Between Mobility and Control: The Production of Global Migratory Corridors across the Americas”

By Professor Soledad Alvarez Velasco (Anthropology Dept, University of Illinois-Chicago)

UWM Anthropology Colloquium, co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Friday, October 20, 2023 at 3:30 pm
Sabin Hall G-28, UW-Milwaukee