Anthropology is the scientific study of the human condition, an exploration of the biological, linguistic, social, material, and cultural aspects of life in the past, present, and future. Of the many disciplines that study our species, Homo sapiens, only anthropology seeks to understand the whole panorama—in geographic space and evolutionary time—of human existence. more...

  1. News from the Institute of Prairie Archaeology

    Alberta archaeologists featured in the October issue of American Antiquity

  2. Sandra Garvie-Lok interviewed on CTVs morning news

    On October 31, Anthropology Associate Professor, Sandra Garvie-Lok, visited CTV Morning News to talk about her trip to Greece to analyze remains suspected of belonging to a vampire.

  3. Emerita Professor honoured at Great Basin Anthropological Conference

    Emerita Professor Ruth Gruhn-Bryan was honoured at the Great Basin Anthropological Conference in Boise, Idaho, October 18, in a special celebration of her extensive career, with archaeological work spanning seven decades, and extending from Alberta to South America.

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