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

Dr. Lemke Presents at Freshwater Sciences Colloquium, Oct. 10th

Dr. Ashley Lemke will be presenting her research at the next Freshwater Sciences Colloquium tomorrow afternoon, Tuesday Oct. 10th at 1:00 PM.  The event will take place in GLRF 3080 at the Great Lakes Research Facility, 600 E Greenfield Ave,… Read More

UW System Awarded NAGPRA Documentation and Consultation Grant by National Park Service

The UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory Center led by Dr. Jennifer Haas, has been awarded a NAGPRA Documentation and Consultation Grant by the National Park Service. This grant will help facilitate repatriation efforts and strengthen relationships between the state of Wisconsin… Read More

Submerged Prehistory

By Ann S. Eberwein “Beneath the surface of our oceans, lakes, rivers, and wetlands lies a physical record of humankind preserved in prehistoric and historic shorelines, shipwrecks, inundated cities, harbors, and other traces of our past.” – Advisory Council on… Read More

Congratulations to our Class of 2023!

      Anthropology successfully graduated a substantial amount of students this year and we couldn’t be more proud of them. This year we had six PhD students, seven Master’s students, and almost 20 undergraduates finish their degrees. PhD dissertations… Read More

Students and Faculty Impress Judges at the 2023 UWM Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations are in order for all those who participated in the 15th Annual UWM Undergraduate Research Symposium! The Department of Anthropology had seven students and three faculty members participate this year, one of our largest cohorts yet. The symposium celebrates… Read More