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Department of History and Anthropology

Welcome to the Department of History and Anthropology at the University of Central Missouri.  As you explore the information about our programs, curriculum, faculty and student organizations, you'll discover a strong, diverse, and student-oriented department. Additional areas of study within this discipline are Africana Studies, and Social Studies.

We invite and encourage you to contact the department if you're interested in learning more.  Our office address is:

The Department of History and Anthropology
Wood Building, Room. 136
Ph:  660-543-4404

 

Upcoming Department Events:

October 9, 2014: Dr. Keona Irvin of the University of Missouri will speak as part of the NEH Created Equal Grant Series at 3:30 pm in Twomey Auditorium. Her presentation is titled "Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice from the New Deal to the Great Society." Click here to visit the related blog posts.

October 13, 2014: Dr. Krista Lewis of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present "In the Land of Frankincense: Recent Archaeological Research in Oman" at 3:30 pm in Wood 206. Dr. Lewis specializes in the archaeology of Oman and Yemen, and particularly on the ancient trades routes across the Arabian Peninsula.

October 22, 2014: Dr. Eric Tenbus continues the Great War History Lecture Series events with his public lecture "The Great War and the Roots of the Modern Middle East" at 7:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood 100). Click here for more information on the Great War History Lecture Series.

November 6, 2014: Dr. Abbie Grubb of San Jacinto College (Houston, Texas) will speak on World War I Battlefield Commemoration and Public History as part of the Great War History Lecture Series. The event will be held at 7:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood 100). Click here for more information on the Great War History Lecture Series.

November 11, 2014: Dr. Micah Alapugh will present a talk on his recently released book Non-Violence and the French Revolution: Political Demonstrations in Paris, 1787-1795 in the JCKL first floor Performance Corner at 4:00 pm.

November 11, 2014: Dr. Hannah Marsh will present "Race and Biology: Why do we look different and what does it all mean?" at 6:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood 100).

November 16, 2014: Dr. Jon Taylor will host a discussion of the film "Slavery By Another Name" as part of the NEH Created Equal Grant Series. This event will be held at the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri, beginning at 3:00 pm.

November 18, 2014: Phi Alpha Theta ceremony and reception in the Performance Corner on the first floor of JCKL at 4:00 pm.

December 2, 2014: The Great War History Lecture Series wraps up for the fall semester with a presentation of undergraduate student research on the World War I era. Four students will present their research to the public beginning at 6:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood 100). Click here for more information on the Great War History Lecture Series.

 

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