Anthropology and the Study of Humanity

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Anthropology and the Study of Humanity

2017

What does it mean to be human? Where did we come from? And what unites us in our diversity today? These big questions about humanity are increasingly important, and anthropology is the field of study that tackles them. From...

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Scott M. Lacy

In This Series

Why Anthropology Matters
Episode 1
Why Anthropology Matters
Science, Darwin, and Anthropology
Episode 2
Science, Darwin, and Anthropology
Our Primate Family Tree
Episode 3
Our Primate Family Tree
Paleoanthropology and the Hominin Family
Episode 4
Paleoanthropology and the Hominin Family
Tracing the Spread of Humankind
Episode 5
Tracing the Spread of Humankind
Anthropology and the Question of Race
Episode 6
Anthropology and the Question of Race
Archaeology and Human Tools
Episode 7
Archaeology and Human Tools
Agricultural Roots of Civilization
Episode 8
Agricultural Roots of Civilization
Rise of Urban Centers
Episode 9
Rise of Urban Centers
Anthropological Perspectives on Money
Episode 10
Anthropological Perspectives on Money
Anthropological Perspectives on Language
Episode 11
Anthropological Perspectives on Language
Apocalyptic Anthropology
Episode 12
Apocalyptic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity
Episode 13
Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity
Field Research in Cultural Anthropology
Episode 14
Field Research in Cultural Anthropology
Kinship, Family, and Marriage
Episode 15
Kinship, Family, and Marriage
Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
Episode 16
Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
Religion and Spirituality
Episode 17
Religion and Spirituality
Art and Visual Anthropology
Episode 18
Art and Visual Anthropology
Conflict and Reconciliation across Cultures
Episode 19
Conflict and Reconciliation across Cultures
Forensics and Legal Anthropology
Episode 20
Forensics and Legal Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Episode 21
Medical Anthropology
Anthropology and Economic Development
Episode 22
Anthropology and Economic Development
Cultural Ecology
Episode 23
Cultural Ecology
The Anthropology of Happiness
Episode 24
The Anthropology of Happiness