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Bard College

Program Overview

What is Anthropology?
Anthropology is the study of people and cultural difference both past and present.  Anthropology is a holistic field that uses the wide variety of human expression and practices around the globe as its source of data.  The central feature of Anthropology is ethnography and fieldwork, which entails the study of how people make meaning from the world around them.

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Recent Events ::

Film Series on The British Raj
In connection with
Anthropology 207: Culture and Empire

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Preston Theater

Parks, Plazas, and Planters: Homelessness and Ecological Development
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

How to Resist, Harlem to the Amazon: Perspectives from Homeless and Landless Activists
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

Fake News! The View from Israel’s Military Occupation
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

Film Series on The British Raj
In connection with
Anthropology 207: Culture and Empire

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Preston Theater

Alumni Profiles ::

Elyse Singer,'10
Doctoral candidate in cultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. MORE ::