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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 ::

Archaeology of the Holocaust: From the Great Synagogue of Vilna to Ponar, Lithuania
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium

Designing Ethics: Racial Imaginaries and the Interweaving of Power in Peruvian Ethical Fashion Design
Monday, October 15, 2018
Time: 4:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

The NSU Monologues
Monday, October 1, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema

The Invisible Animal: The Morality of Sacrifice and Interspecies Care in Experimental Lab Science
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Time: 4:45 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium

Medical Anthropology and Global Public Health: A Discussion
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Campus Center, George Ball Lounge

Alumni Profiles ::

Tanner Vea '07
After graduation, I went to work at WNET.ORG as an Interactive Producer, where I produced games and other web-based educational content for PBS national programs including Nature and Cyberchase, an animated math adventure show for children. I'm currently an Ed.D. student in Instructional Technology and Media at Teachers College, Columbia University. My research interests include using games and mobile technologies to help address educational challenges facing low-income and urban populations. MORE ::