Recent Examples of anthropology from the Web
According to his LinkedIn page, Bischof graduated from the College of Wooster with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, sociology and computer science.
Historians and academics who have studied Portland's anthropology told CBS News that white supremacy in Portland is never far from the surface, and in reality, has never been that well hidden.
Shawn’s mother, 80-year-old Judith Lynne Hanna, is a noted dance author and scholar and has taught dance anthropology at the University of Maryland.
Schexnayder began researching coastal cemeteries while taking an anthropology class from Manhein at Louisiana State University.
Weinstein taught biology and Heying taught anthropology at Evergreen.
Adriana Garriga-López is an associate professor of anthropology at Kalamazoo College.
Many of the signatories were graduates of the anthropology department — which is evidently not a stickler for grammar or syntax.
One proponent of that idea is Nancy Scheper-Hughes, an anthropology professor at Berkeley who this semester is teaching a course on the relationship between free speech and hate speech.
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The Origin of anthropology
The word anthropology dates back to the late 16th century, but it was not until the 19th century that it was applied to the academic discipline that now bears its name. In the United States, this field of study is typically divided into four distinct branches: physical (or biological) anthropology, archaeology, cultural (or social) anthropology, and linguistic anthropology.
Anthropology is from the New Latin word anthropologia (“the study of humanity”) and shares its ultimate root in Greek, anthrōpos (“human being”), with a number of other words in English, such as anthropomorphize, philanthropy, and misanthrope.
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