Category Archives: Anthropology

‘Magistra doctissima’ Bonnie Wheeler honored with festschrift of essays in medieval studies

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Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading

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First dinosaur bones in Saudi Arabia discovered

Louis Jacobs, a vertebrate palaeontologist and professor at Southern Methodist University, explains that the discovery could also help find much sought-after answers about the history of the Earth and its land formations. READ HERE

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The Origins of Archaic State Society in Ancient Hawaii

February 6. 4:30pm.  Heroy Hall 153 Dr. Mark D. McCoy is a landscape archaeologist whose research is aimed at bringing together multiple lines of evidence to understand the emergence of social complexity. In his career, he has published 22 peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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Foster Lecturer Set – Dr. Setha Low, Director Public Space Research Group, CUNY

Dr. Setha Low has been named as the 2014 George and Mary Foster Distinguished Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology. Her talk, scheduled for Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:30pm in Dallas Hall’s McCord Auditorium, is titled “Spatializing Culture: The Emergence of … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

Dedman College faculty and alumni help populate SMU’s holiday book list. Review and satisfy your gift list with stories ranging from historical to fictional to inspirational. CLICK HERE for more.

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David Meltzer elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

David Meltzer signs the Book of Members at his induction to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences Oct. 12. SMU Twitter

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