Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Sociology and Anthropology are related social science disciplines looking at human social and cultural behavior, and human biological and cultural diversity. The Department has a diverse faculty offering expertise in most of the major specialties in both fields. Students who complete the Sociology and/or Anthropology programs take advantage of opportunities to work one-on-one with faculty in independent studies, to complete internships or to work alongside faculty on research and fieldwork.
Message from the Chair
Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of Charleston. Sociology and Anthropology are two dynamic and exciting disciplines that will engage you in an examination of human societies from the past to present. Our faculty members’ research and teaching interests reflect the diverse specialty areas of our respective programs. In this diversity of coverage, you are sure to find something that interests them.
Summer Archaeological Field School 2017
Instrested in participating in the Summer Archaeological Field School this summer? Find out more information at the information session on Monday, March 13, at 12pm in ECTR 107.
Field school is an intensive 7-week course that takes you into the field to learn the skills and techniques that will prepare you for work as a contract archaeologist after graduation. Field school begins May 15, 2017 and ends June 30, 2017.
Calendar of Events
- Monday, October 17, at 7:00pm, Gary Paul Nabhan will speak on Ethnobiology For the Future. The event will be held at The Beatty Center of the School of Business Room 115. This event is free and open to the public.
- Tuesday, November 15, at 7:00pm, CofC historian and Fulbright Fellow Cara Delay and CofC anthropologist Moore Quinn will discuss"'Being so Clever as That': The Power and Agency of Women during The Great Irish Famine (An Gorta Mór)" and their new, collaborative research. The event will be held at the Addlestone Library, room 227. This event if free and open to the public.
Department of Sociology and Anthropology News
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