Anthropology

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Anthropology offers perhaps the broadest comparative framework for the study of human life and experience.

The discipline is traditionally divided into the subfields of cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, biological (or physical) anthropology, and archaeology. Of these, we emphasize cultural and linguistic anthropology here at Reed. Cultural and linguistic anthropology explore the astonishing range and variability of human practices past and present, paying particular attention to language, race, gender, sexuality, class, and (trans)nationalisms and providing frameworks for contextualizing and analyzing them.

Upcoming Events

Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Ian Lowrie

Join us for a presentation from Ian Lowrie '09 as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the...

9/23 4:30pm
Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Ajantha Subramanian

Join us for a presentation from Ajantha Subramanian as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to...

10/8 4:30pm
Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Alex Blanchette

Join us for a presentation from Alex Blanchette as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the...

11/7 5:00pm
Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Darren Byler

Join us for a presentation from Darren Byler as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the...

3/30/2020 4:30pm
Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Huatse Gyal

Join us for a presentation from Huatse Gyal as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

4/20/2020 4:30pm

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