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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News & Events ::

Recent Events ::

Engaged Ethnography in Iraq with Kali Rubaii, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Kline French Room

The Black Box of Police Torture
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

Village of Red Hook Municipal Sewer Project
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time: 4:40 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

Alumni Profiles ::

Mandy Tumulty, '94
I work as a civil servant for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) managing projects, building cross-organizational coalitions, leading organizational change, and researching and developing initiatives that impact strategic human capital planning and management.