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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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News & Events ::

HOW TO BUILD A GIANT TELESCOPE IN THE DESERT (AND MAKE A WORLD): 
A FIELD GUIDE

Monday, April 24, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium

"Make it New": New Possibilities for Classical Jewish Texts in Scholarship and Culture
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time: 1:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Yellow Room in the campus center and RKC 103

Recent Events ::

When Social Media are the News
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 202

Sensorial world of built environments.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: TBD

God Behind Bars: The Rise of Faith-Based Prison Ministries in an Age of Mass Incarceration
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema

"Loving Liberally: Settling Intimate Accounts in an Expanding American Home"
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium

Developing America’s Paradise: ‘Foreign’ Investment and Gender in the US Virgin Islands
Monday, December 5, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 201

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.
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