News archive - 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Robert Park's Lecture on the Franklin Shipwreck (Video)

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, Dr. Robert Park delivered an exciting public lecture in the ML Theatre of the Arts entitled, "Finding Franklin's Ships and other remnants of the 1845 Northwest Passage Expedition."

This lecture was video recorded and can now be seen on YouTube below.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Anthropology Students Attended BARFAA Conference

Grads and Undergrad attendees

Four graduate students and five undergraduate students, along with Prof. Liston, attended the Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association (BARFAA) meetings in Michigan, October 17-18.  

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Robert Park and the Discovery of the Erebus in the Waterloo Record

Robert Park

The Department of Anthropology's very own Dr. Robert Park and Dr. Douglas Stenton played a pivotal role in the recent historical discovery of the HMS Erebus.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Robert Park, Douglas Stenton, and the Discovery of Franklin Shipwreck

Dr. Robert Park and Dr. Douglas Stenton played a key role in the discovery of one of Sir John Franklin's ships on September 7th, 2014. Visit the following links for news reports on this historic discovery:

Friday, July 4, 2014

Anthropology Department welcomes three new professors

The Anthropology department is pleased to announce the addition of three new faculty members. Seçil Daǧtaș, an expert in the anthropology of religion and the anthropology of gender and feminism, and Christopher Watts, an expert in the archaeology of monumentality, landscape practices, materiality and relational ontologies, particularly here in the lower Great Lakes region, will be joining the department as Assistant Professors.

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