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

Dr. Aoife Mac Namara appointed dean of UCalgary’s Faculty of Arts

A message from the provost and vice-president (academic)...

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Take a virtual tour through the Swiss Edelweiss Village

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Unique collaboration leads to evidence-based planning in gender-affirming facial surgery

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Q&A with grad students on fieldwork during COVID-19

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In the media

In the News: Lindsay Amundsen-Meyer, Anthropology and Archaeology, in CBC.CA News

Students learn to conduct archeology in respectful way on Siksika reserve

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In the News: Kathryn Reese-Taylor, Anthropology and Archaeology

Unlocking the secrets of the Maya: technology reveals new discoveries about this ancient civilization

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In the News: Maribeth Murray, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Canadian Life Sciences Database

Canada's contribution to the global effort to map the genomes of complex life on Earth

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In the News: Kathryn Reese-Taylor, in Anthropology and Archaeology, National Geographic

How a pyramid rose from the ashes of a colossal volcanic eruption (subscriber's content)

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