Anthropology

February 7, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s anthropology department presents Sameena Mulla, associate professor of anthropology at Marquette University, as the latest guest speaker in the Visiting Anthropologist Program.  Mulla will discuss “Anthropology and Sexual Assault: U.S. Clinics and Courts in 21st… Find Out More
January 16, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland anthropology students Melody Raynaud and Daniel Mehaffey have been selected as inaugural Undergraduate Research Fellows for the American Anthropological Association. Raynaud and Mehaffey are two of only six fellows selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.

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December 4, 2018
For the anthropology department at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, finding permanent, qualified individuals to assist with highly-detailed archeological documentation on a long-term basis can be difficult. Because the professors in the anthropology department are often on work sites or focused on… Find Out More
November 26, 2018
Professor of Anthropology Julia King is featured in Nov. 21 edition of The Washington Post. King's research team includes St. Mary’s College alumni Scott Strickland ('08), Catherine Dye ('17) and Max Sickler ('18), along with current students through King’s anthropology classes.

 

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November 14, 2018
On Friday, Nov. 30 at 4 p.m., Sahar Saleem, professor of radiology at the University of Cairo, will present a lecture “Recent Research on Egyptian Mummies: Harem Conspiracy and the fate of Ramesses III: CT Scans of the Royal Mummies Rewrite History,” in Cole Cinema, Campus Center on the St. Mary’s… Find Out More
November 13, 2018
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Aldom-Plansoen Professor Liza Gijanto was recently named an associate editor for "Historical Archaeology," the official journal for the Society of Historical Archaeology (SHA).  She was invited to serve based on her expertise in African Historical Archaeology… Find Out More
October 12, 2018
On Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Archaeological Society of Delaware, will present “Queenstown and the Early Colonial Delmarva: An Archaeological and Historical Symposium.”

 

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September 21, 2018
St. Mary’s College of Maryland welcomes Dr. Yasser Elshayeb from Cairo University to campus to discuss a recent discovery at the great pyramids on Friday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. in Cole Cinema located in Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Elshayeb is the deputy coordinator of… Find Out More
August 16, 2018
Julia King, professor of anthropology, was featured on the cover of Historical Archaeology when she was named the 2018 recipient of the J. C. Harrington Award in recognition of her contributions to archaeology spanning decades. Society of Historical Archaeology’s most prestigious award is presented… Find Out More
August 3, 2018
Two St. Mary’s College of Maryland faculty members, Karen Leona Anderson, associate professor of English, and Liza Gijanto, associate professor of anthropology, have been honored with the college’s Aldom-Plansoen Honors College Professorship. One faculty member, Angela Johnson, professor of… Find Out More
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