Recent Examples of anthropology from the Web
Shepard will use his decade of sobriety, degree in anthropology and years of improv training to become an armchair expert about the human condition.
Students from Princeton University say that an anthropology professor repeatedly used the n-word in class while asking students a question, prompting several of them to walk out of the Tuesday lecture.
Drawn from the museum’s deep storage, mixed with recent acquisitions and salted with objects loaned by the university library and the anthropology museum, it was cooked up by a team of five, led by the museum’s director, Lawrence Rinder.
The medical examiner and police embarked on a widespread campaign to try and identify Eliazar, including putting up billboards across the region with a forensic sketch of the boy created by a Kent State anthropology professor.
Alexandra Kalev, an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Tel Aviv University, said via email.
Forensic depictions are not an exact science, cautions Alison Galloway, professor of anthropology at the University of California in Santa Cruz.
As the name suggests, it was founded by marijuana-smoking heavy metal fans in Los Angeles in the 1970s, according to Thomas Ward, an anthropology professor at the University of Southern California who has studied the gang.
Back in Montana, police this week have repeatedly searched the property where the bones were discovered, with the assistance of an anthropology professor and graduate students from the University of Montana, according to court filings.
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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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