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The Department of Anthropology and Classical Studies
...offers students the opportunity to explore the full scope of human adaptations; from our earliest hominid ancestors, to the urban societies of the modern world.
Anthropology includes both a cultural and a physical component. Cultural anthropology examines the role of culture in shaping the lives of people from every corner of the world, and in every walk of life. Physical anthropology focuses on early human evolution and the adaptations leading to anatomically modern people.
Classical Studies draws from a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary perspectives to explore the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, and their relationship to our own.
Archaeology studies past cultures and how ancient peoples used material culture to adapt to their natural and social environments. Together, these fields provide the student with a broad and compelling perspective on who we are, and how we shaped our contemporary world.
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Anthropology and Classical Studies Recent Headlines
Adena Pipe Official State of Ohio Artifact
The Ohio Senate passed legislation that will designate the Adena Pipe, an ancient smoking pipe, as the official state artifact.
Dig it: Archaeology field school students unearth stories of the past
UA students are learning the methods and techniques used by professional archaeologists to excavate sites.
Campaign raises record $46M in private support
Student scholarships are one of the many areas that will benefit from UA's latest record-breaking fund-raising year. Gifts are critical to expanding UA's commitment to world-class teaching and research.
To investigate crime, students break scene down to the bone
Archaeology students filled many bags with evidence collected from a mock crime scene in Bath Township while they gained practical experience in archaeological fieldwork and forensic anthropology.
Professor shares candid snapshot of life on an archaeological dig
You can learn more about life on an archaeological excavation by following Dr. Timothy Matney's blog this summer. The UA professor of archaeology will write daily about the work under way at Ziyaret Tepe, the Assyrian city of Tushhan, in southeastern Turkey.