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 ::

Sociology Open House
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Kline, President's Room

Teju Cole in Conversation with John Ryle
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Campus Center, Multipurpose Room

Premodern Technopolitics? Empire and Infrastructure in the Inka Cloud Forest
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Time: 4:45 pm
Location: Olin, Room 202

A Rightful Share: Beyond Gift and Market in the Politics of Distribution
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 4:45 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium

Kuru Updated
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Time: 4:45 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium

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 ::