Anthropology

Anthropology Students Uncover History

Augustana, Exeter students work on excavation site.

To gauge for the future, you must first learn about the past. Learn about the prehistoric excavations students from Augustana's Anthropology program are leading in collaboration with students from the University of Exeter in England.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Elizabeth Fenn to Give Lecture

Lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Elizabeth Fenn

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Elizabeth Fenn will give a public lecture, “Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, in the 3-in-1 Room of Morrison Commons.

Dr. Doug Bamforth: 'Making New Societies' in Difficult Times

in Nebraska

Augustana welcomes speaker Dr. Doug Bamforth, professor of anthropology at the University of Colorado-Boulder, on the topic “Making New Societies in Northeastern Nebraska in the 13th and 14th Centuries” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at the Froiland Science Complex 113A/B (formerly GSC 100).

Lithic Materials Workshop

Lithic knife

The 4th Biennial Lithic Materials Workshop is a two-day informal gathering of professionals and avocationals with an interest in all things lithic (or archeology in general). The Feb. 19-20 event in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre is hosted by the Augustana Archeology Laboratory and the South Dakota Archaeological Society, and is free and open to all.

Third Sunday Archeology: 'A Tale of Two Seasons'

Third Sunday Archeology at Oklahoma's Bull Creek Site

February's installment of Augustana's Third Sunday Archeology Program will feature speaker Dr. Leland Bement, on the topic “A Tale of Two Seasons: Late Paleoindian Subsistence Practices in the Oklahoma Panhandle” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Froiland Science Complex 113A/B (formerly GSC 100).

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