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As one of SF State's original departments, Anthropology has established a rich and deep tradition of preparing students not only for doctoral work and careers in the nation’s major centers of anthropological study but also for leading positions at every level of society.


News, Announcements & Events

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"Destroying the Archive: Sex, Racism, Image and Contemporary Archaeology

Dr. Doug Bailey is speaking at UCLA
January 12, 2018 

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Guest Speaker Series: Dr. Mythri Jegathesan

Nov 6, 2017 @ 5:30, Fine Arts 525

'Why we work': Labor Aspirations and the Unfixing of Imperial Imaginaries on Sri Lanka's Tea Plantation.

Beverages and snacks will be provided

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Professor Bailey's new article on art/archaeology has just appeared in the current issue of the prestigious Cambridge Archaeological Journal

In the article Doug argues for a project that sees archaeology and art as a political tool for disrupting conventional, politically loaded narratives of the past.