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 2023: Job in a genetics research lab came with surprising benefits for UCalgary undergrad

Hands-on experience widened Jess Churcher’s education and opened a door to a future career

2023 Faculty of Arts Killam Award winners

Congratulations to the Killam Award winners from the Faculty of Arts

Call for submissions: First Annual Faculty of Arts holiday card

All undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit their artwork by Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, 11:59 p.m.

UCalgary researchers bring Academics Without Borders to Ghana

Sociology-led project helps Ghanaian university institutionalize research ethics in the social sciences

Big pre-season has Dinos field hockey team poised to make noise in Canada West

Veteran midfielder Madison Gaffney optimistic team can take down annual powerhouses UBC and UVic

In the media

In the News Benedikt Hallgrímsson, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Knowable magazine

Untangling the genetics that underlie our facial features

In the News Vivek Venkataraman, Anthropology and Archaeology, in The Washington Post

Myths About the Stone Age Can Be Quite Revealing

In the News Vivek Venkataraman, Anthropology and Archaeology, in CNN

Shattering the myth of men as hunters and women as gatherers



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