Anthropology Day!

Join the faculty on February 16, 2017 for demonstrations and discussions about the elements of anthropology that interest you.Read more about Anthropology Day!

Quote of the Day - 1/20/17: Nathaniel Dominy

"Our ape ancestors started eating fermented fruits on the forest floor, and that made all the difference. We're preadapted for consuming alcohol."Read more about Quote of the Day - 1/20/17: Nathaniel Dominy

Artist on Campus: Tibetan and Himalayan Lifeworlds

On January 19 and 25, Norbu will spend time painting in the Baker-Berry corridor. A reception for the artist and to celebrate the exhibit will take place on January 25. Norbu will also be visiting classes and staging a popup exhibit of some of his recent work at the Black Family Arts Center.Read more about Artist on Campus: Tibetan and Himalayan Lifeworlds

Dartmouth students discover early human fossil in South Africa

On their second day of excavating at the 2 million year-old site of Malapa, South Africa, a team of Dartmouth students recovered a fossil of Australopithecus sediba, an early human predecessor.Read more about Dartmouth students discover early human fossil in South Africa

Professor Dominy's new paper: Frankenstein and the Horrors of Competitive Exclusion

This paper presents a formal treatment of Frankenstein's reasoning and show that his rationale for denying a mate to his male creation has empirical justification. Our results suggest that the decision was prudent because it averted our own extinction by competitive exclusion.Read more about Professor Dominy's new paper: Frankenstein and the Horrors of Competitive Exclusion

Opening Address by Kivland at Violence Against Difference Conference

The topic of this year's conference is Violence Against Difference. Saturday's opening address on structural violence, by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Chelsey Kivland, opens the day of discussions and breakout sessions.Read more about Opening Address by Kivland at Violence Against Difference Conference

Gibson '16 and Anderson '16 start a new website to memorialize the old Lodge

Sharing the Mountain is a project that aims to memorialize the expansive and intricate community that has been established at the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, by sharing the stories and experiences of Dartmouth students, alumni and community members.Read more about Gibson '16 and Anderson '16 start a new website to memorialize the old Lodge

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