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Genetics, Evolution, and Human Behavior: Fall 2020 speaker series

The Department of Anthropology & The Evolution and Human Adaptation Program (EHAP) at the University of Michigan are proud to present our Fall 2020 speaker series:

The Anthropology Department is made up of Four Subfields:   

What does it mean to be human?  Where have we come from?  How do we live and communicate?

What forces have shaped human physiology and social life?  

ANTHROPOLOGY IS ABOUT:

  • Understanding how we produce goods and power, make kinship and gender, decide what is right and wrong, build and destroy environments -- all in such a variety of ways;

  • Studying language and other forms of communication, such as new media, technology, and the arts;

  • Through archaeological excavations, examining big picture changes in society, culture, and biology over time -- from the deep human past to the fraught realities of lives unfolding today;

  • Investigating the evolution of human and non-human primates through study of adaptation, genetics, behavior, and ecology -- confronting the contours and limits of human uniqueness.

 

All faculty, staff, and students are expected to complete this daily online health screening before entering the building:
 https://responsiblue.umich.edu/.

The Anthropology Virtual Main Office is staffed
Mon – Fri From 10 am – 2 pm

Zoom Meeting ID: 944 4868 9146
URL: https://umich.zoom.us/j/94448689146
Phone Number: 1-646-876-9923