anthropology - Events Calendar


Senior Seminar presentations

Anthropology senior students will present their research from the current semester. Join them to learn more about the department, hear about interesting topics and enjoy free food!

“More Than Shelter From the Storm” book launch

Join the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities at the Zarrow Center for a conversation with TU’s Danielle Macdonald and Brian Andrews (Rogers State University) as they discuss their recently edited book, More Than Shelter From the Storm: Hunter-Gatherer Houses and the Built Environment.

This book launch will be introduced by Anna Goldfield of The Dirt Podcast, and the authors will address the diversity of hunter-gatherer dwellings from the Neandertals to modern communities.

Haunted Harwell Hall

The TU community is invited to experience Lambda Alpha’s annual haunted house at Harwell Hall. Drop in any time from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for candy and a spooky walk-through of Haunted Harwell!

Anthropology student summer experiences

Hear students in the Anthropology Department discuss their summer fieldwork experience, and learn more about fulfilling a practicum and the opportunities that are available to students in the practical application of anthropology! Refreshments will be provided.

Open House for the Department of Anthropology and Sociology

We invite you to join us for an open house to meet our faculty and students and tour our world-class labs, collections and instruments. Please join us for light refreshments and lively discussions about potential collaborations and analytical services.

Retirement party for Professors Lindstrom, Pickering and Bailey

Please join the Department of Anthropology for light refreshments to honor and reminisce with Professors Lamont Lindstrom, Garrick Bailey and Bob Pickering. (A lecture by Dr. Lindstrom will precede this event at 4 p.m. in the Tyrrell Hall auditorium.)

This event is free and open to the public. Join the Lambda Alpha GroupMe for updates to this and other events.

Lamont Lindstrom: Recollections from Vanuatu and TU

Join the Anthropology Department in celebrating the careers of Lamont Lindstrom, Garrick Bailey and Bob Pickering, who have worked a combined total of 100 years at TU.

Lamont Lindstrom will be presenting his recollections from Vanuatu and TU at 4 p.m. in Tyrrell Hall. This will be followed by light refreshments in Hogue Gallery at 5 p.m. for toasts and celebrations.

This event is free and open to the public. Join the Lambda Alpha GroupMe for updates to this and other events.

Archaeological Excavation at TU

A live archaeological demonstration will take place in front of the student union on campus. This event will be led by students enrolled in 4273/6273 Archaeology and History of the African Diaspora, an anthropology class taught by Alicia Odewale. Students will be on hand to answer questions, give site tours and share artifact finds with visitors. Stop by to check out the archaeology happening in your own backyard!

Open to the public 10 a.m.-12 p.m.