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

Congrats Patricia Campos Díaz!

Patricia Campos Díaz receives the CONACyT International Graduate Scholarship ...

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Project digitally preserves former Indian residential schools in Alberta

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UCalgary research collaboration reveals new urbanization and landscape modifications at ancient Maya city

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Social work faculty unveils its strategic plan: A Place to Gather

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In the media

In the News: Vivek V. Venkataraman, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Kelowna Daily Courier

The origins of society are possibly more complex than once thought

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In the News: The Conversation Canada

The origins of human society are more complex than we thought

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In the News: Kelly Monteleone, Archaeology, in Yahoo News Canada

11,100-year-old trap proves people lived in Alaska 1,000 years earlier than believed

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