Yale University’s Department of Anthropology was officially founded in 1937 and traces its origins of research and teaching to work done within the Peabody Museum of Natural History (1866) and the Institute of Human Relations (1928). The Department is home to over 30 faculty and nearly 120 graduate students and undergraduate majors.


February 23, 2015
This talk will be held on Friday, February 27th at 12pm in ESC Room 110. A light lunch will be served. The poster for the talk is reproduced below:
February 23, 2015
This talk is part of the opening for a new exhibit in the East Asian Reading Room of the Sterling Memorial Library titled “Henry C. Fenn: American Chinese Language Authority & Early Western Traveler to China”. The poster for the talk is below:
February 4, 2015
Due to inclement weather, the Anthropology reception is now being held on February 10th, 2015, from 5-6pm. The event is a Welcome Reception for ALL majors. This event will be held at 10 Sachem Street, in Room 105. Please join us to welcome our new Chair, Professor Anne Underhill, share ideas for... Read more
January 29, 2015
“The Yale InterAsia Initiative’s promotion of collaborative research, scholarly networking, and public policy connections across Asia has been recognized by the Carnegie Corporation of New York with a renewal grant of $500,000. The Carnegie Corporation launched the initiative in 2012 with an... Read more
January 28, 2015
The new article, published in Ancient Mesoamerica, discusses “the emergence of regional hierarchy around the site of Uci in the northwest Yucatan, Mexico”, and how “ordinary people affect power relations” (Hutson and Welch 2014: 421).   “This paper presents the first systematic settlement pattern... Read more