Evolutionary Anthropology Graduate Programs III

Midwest and Southern Schools This is the third in a series highlighting US graduate programs in evolutionary anthropology. This installation continues with schools in the Midwest and the South. All programs were asked to answer the 6 questions below. Here, in no particular order, are abbreviated responses from the University of Missouri, the University of […]

EAS at 2017 the Annual Meeting

Here again is our list of EAS sessions at the AAA Annual Meeting, along with a mostly comprehensive but still very subjective list of non-EAS sessions and other events of interest (sorry if we have overlooked a group or talk). Workshops and Special Events (including crashable receptions!) are italicized. Events are listed by day, time, […]

Launching the Cultural Evolutionary Society

The Inaugural Meeting of the Cultural Evolution Society was held in Jena, Germany, September 13–15, 2017. It brought together 250 scholars, with another 50 turned away for space limitations, and was hosted by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH) with support from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA). […]

Evolutionary Anthropology Graduate Programs II

Other West Coast Schools (Part 1 of 2) This is the second in a series highlighting US graduate programs in evolutionary anthropology. This and the following installation continues with West Coast schools outside of California. All programs were asked to answer the 6 questions below. Here, in no particular order, are abbreviated responses from U […]

Busting Myths about Evolutionary Anthropology

Quarrels over human sociobiology in the 1970s and 1980s introduced several myths into anthropology. Although the heat has gone out of that controversy, these myths still divide the evolutionary and sociocultural subfields. At a time when our entire scholarly enterprise is under attack, we should avoid unnecessary internecine disputes. Here we dispel three of the […]