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We're pleased to present the first issue of UMUJA, the Spring 2016 issue of the University of Michigan Undergraduate Journal of Anthropology
Professor Matthew Hull and graduate student Christine Sargent were among the Institute for the Humanities fellowship recipients for 2016-2017
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.