Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

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Community engagement


The Public Archaeology Program was put on hold this summer due to COVID and we hope to be back in 2021.

Meanwhile we have some new and exciting online exercises that are targeted at Grade 7-12 students. If you are an educator and need more information please check out our community engagement page! 

Browse our other community engagement projects. Including, Aboriginal Youth Engagement and Digitally Preserving Alberta's Heritage.

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News and announcements

Class of 2021: Far from home, she's passionate about helping refugees find their way

International student Goundo Diarra has a big dream and an undaunted approach to adventure, hard work and determination to succeed...

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Humans have been altering the environment with fire for at least 85,000 years: new study

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Graduate Students' Association announces recipients of 2020-21 GSA Awards

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UCalgary African Studies program set for significant growth

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In the media

In the News: Peter Dawson, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Edmonton Journal

Poundmaker's Lodge hosts gathering for residential school survivors

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In the News: Peter Dawson, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Calgary Herald

Alberta commits $8 million for research into unmarked burial sites at residential schools

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In the News: Amanda Melin, Anthropology and Archaeology, in CTV News

Capuchin monkey poop sheds light on human evolution for Calgary-led global research team

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In the News: Vivek Venkataraman, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Conversation Canada

Women were successful big-game hunters, challenging beliefs about ancient gender roles

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