Understanding humanity in context
From prehistoric humanity all the way to contemporary cultural diversity, anthropologists engage with a wide range of issues and phenomena that affect individual and public life.
Waterloo's Anthropology research and teaching expertise covers three major sub-fields of the discipline: socio-cultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology, and biological (physical) anthropology.
Fall 2018 Courses
|Course Code||Course Title||Instructor|
|ANTH 100||Introduction to Anthropology||Götz Hoeppe|
|ANTH201/CLAS221||Introduction to Archaeology||Russell Adams|
|ANTH202||Social and Cultural Anthropology||Nic Hayes|
|ANTH 204 (LAB/LEC)||Biological Anthropology||Alexis Dolphin|
|ANTH 222||Anthropologies of the Body||Alexis Dolphin|
|ANTH 303||Anthropology of Digital Media||Goetz Hoeppe|
|ANTH 305||Paleopathology of Health and Disease||Maria Liston|
|ANTH 335||Arctic Archaeology||Robert Park|
|ANTH 355||Human Osteology||Maria Liston|
|ANTH 600||Public Issues Anthropology||Adrienne Lo|
|ANTH 608||Anthropological Theory||Jennifer Liu|
See all ANTH Course descriptions in the undergraduate calendar
See the Schedule of Classes for days/times. Select 1189.
- July 12, 2018
UW Anthropologists receive SSHRC Insight award
Russell Adams, Alexis Dolphin (both from the Department of Anthropology), and Chris Yakymchuk (Earth Sciences) have been awarded a 2018 SSHRC Insight grant for their research tracing anthropogenic pollution at a 5000-year-old industrialized landscape in southern Jordan.
- May 1, 2018
Congratulations to graduate student Emily Schaljo on receiving a prestigious Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and a University of Waterloo President’s Graduate Scholarship (PGS).
On behalf of the Department of Anthropology, please join us in congratulating Emily on her outstanding achievements and potential.
- Apr. 18, 2018
Three happy researchers received a Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) award to establish the University of Waterloo Social Interaction, Language and Culture Laboratory (SILC Lab).
- Nov. 26, 2018
Join us for this year's Sally Weaver Award presentation and guest lecture!
Guest speaker, Mr. Paul Racher (Past President of the Ontario Archaeological Society and a Principal at ARA Ltd.) will be presenting a lecture titled:
Truth, Reconciliation and Archaeology