General Description / Special Programs
Topical research interests of the department include: visual anthropology, political anthropology, tourism, migration, political-economy, social inequality, symbolic anthropology, ritual, political ecology, violence and war, Christianity, gender studies, international development, anthropology of labour and historical anthropology. Regional specialties include: the North Atlantic Rim (particularly Newfoundland, Spain and Ireland), Latin America, Melanesia and Africa.
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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, MA, BA major/honors
Highest Degree Offered PhD
Certificate Info Certificate in Food Studies
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Semester-length courses; including 13 Anthropology for Anthropology major; 6 additional courses in major and essay for honors degree
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements 4-6 semester-length core and tutorial courses, thesis, fieldwork strongly encouraged; non-thesis option - 5 courses and publication quality paper
MA/MS Specializations political and economic anthropology; social inequality; globalization; migration; war and violence; social movements; gender; historical anthropology; international development; political ecology; science and technology studies; fisheries and aquaculture; symbolic anthropology; religion; the anthropology of art and literature; education; and tourism. Newfoundland and Labrador, Western Europe
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements 4 semester-length core and tutorial courses, language examination, comprehensive examinations on three topics, thesis, fieldwork
Phd Specializations political anthropology and economic anthropology; social inequality; globalization; labour; migration; war and violence; social movements; gender; historical anthropology; international development; political ecology; science and technology studies; fisheries and aquaculture; symbolic anthropology; religion; the anthropology of art and literature; education; and tourism. Anthropology of Europe, North and South America, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate: Limited number of University Fellowships, $8,000-$12,000 for MA candidates and $16,000-$20,000 for PhD candidates, with possible top-ups from research grants; research fellowships and grants through Institute of Social and Economic Research and the Smallwood Foundation, Aldrich Fellowships $15,000 for M.A. and $20,000 for Ph.D.
Program Details
Research Facilities HRAF, Digital Research Centre for qualitative fieldwork, Newfoundland Studies, Maritime History Archive
Library Resources Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Queen Elizabeth II Library,Maritime History Archive
Publications Studies and papers published by the Institute of Social and Economic Research
Certs Offered 1
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Society hold meetings and social events throughout the year
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0