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 ::

Spectatorship in an Age of Surveillance
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – Friday, September 23, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Fisher Center

Recent Events ::

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Preston

In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies- A talk with David Rieff
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

Religion, witchcraft, magic and kinship in former colonies of Great Britain and Portugal
Monday, April 18, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 201

Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice
Friday, April 8, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Blum

Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

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 ::