Students can choose to focus their studies on archaeology. We provide many opportunities inside and outside the classroom for students to engage in archaeology.
Faculty and Student Spotlight
Our faculty and students are involved in a number of professional organizations and research projects.
Applications for the 2014 Gambia Field Studies Program are now Available!
Mid-Year SMP Presentations Start Friday December 6!
Interested in completing an SMP in your senior year? Come see what our department seniors have been working on learn about the process. Presentations will be Friday, Dec 6 (2:40-3:40); Monday, Dec 9 (4:40-5:40); Wednesday, Dec 11 (4:40-5:40); Friday, Dec 13 (2:40-3:20) in Kent Hall 120.
Changes to the Major!
In the Fall of 2013 we will be offering new courses and have made changes to major requirements. Please review these and meet with a member of the faculty if you have any questions.
Prof. Julie King is currently completing her NEH project in the Department's new lab space in Animal House. If you would like more information on the project or want to see the new space contact Prof. King.
Southwest Study Tour
Follow our joint Anthropology/Museum Studies Study tour through the American Southwest at http://smcm-must-southwest-13.blogspot.com/
Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab New Blog!
Learn about Maryland History by the Object, a new initiative from our partners at the Jefferson Patterson Museum and Park:
Congratulations to all our 2013 Award Winners!
Department Award in Anthropology - established in 1983 to recognize outstanding scholarship in the discipline.
Mary Katherine Mansius
Geneva Boone Award for Outstanding St. Mary's Projects - established in 1993 by Trustee Emerita Geneva Boone, who was instrumental in forming the St. Mary's College of Maryland Foundation, to recognize students with outstanding St. Mary's Projects.
Board of Trustees Award - established in 1987 by the Board of Trustees for distinguished contributions to the College.
Leslie Walker, Jr.
Garry Wheeler Stone Award - given by Historic St. Mary's City to honor a graduating senior who has made distinctive contributions to archaeology research for Historic St. Mary's City.
The Society of the Ark and the Dove Centennial Scholarship - established in 2010 by the Society of the Ark and the Dove to benefit students who major/minor in history, anthropology, archaeology, or museum studies; who demonstrate promise in the study of colonial, Chesapeake, or Maryland history or in the field of historical research; and who pursue interests, or work and/or study experiences, that are directly related to the mission and purpose of Historic St. Mary's City.
Aryel Rigano (shared award)
Slackwater is now live!
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New Exhibit in Kent Hall!
Jessica Shroeder (alum) developed an exhibit in Kent Hall (third floor) as part of her Museum Studies minor entitled "From Moyaone to St. Mary's City."