Maureen Scanlan on “Why Anthropology?”

Maureen Scanlan (Anthropology, Class of 2016) After attending 12 years of Catholic school, where history and religion were romanticized and filtered, my first semester at university demystified┬ámany of the social constructs and supposed facts that had been built in to my primary education. After struggling to decide amongst sociology, history, education, or theology, I came […]

India Krawczyk on “Why Anthropology?”

India Krawczyk (Anthropology, Class of 2016) Like a lot of other students, I have a wide range of interests and found myself struggling to pick a major when I began at UVM. I encountered anthropology and felt as though what it had to offer would provide valuable tools to aid me in whatever else I […]

Fall 2015 Departmental Newsletter Now Online!

Our Fall 2015 Newsletter is now online! To see what our students and faculty have been up to over the last year, please take a look! AnthropologyFall2015Newsletter

EAT: The Social Life of Food

A new exhibit at the Fleming Museum, EAT: The Social Life of Food showcases the curatorial work of the Intro to Museum Studies Honors College Sophomore seminar taught by Jennifer Dickinson. The exhibit has drawn attention not only for its subject matter, but for its use of food-related themes and interactive features that encourage visitors […]