Steve Brandt, Jennifer Heilmann, Julia Rubinatto Serrano
Spring, Summer, Fall
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

This course explores the totality of human experience on earth, as known through archaeology, from the beginnings of humankind into the present.  Course content is not organized chronologically or regionally, but thematically, focusing on how humans have made themselves and their worlds in the past and continue to do so today. It is an archaeological contribution to the anthropological question, “What makes us human?”  An anthropological archaeology can inform us of where we come from, how we got to where we are today, and where we might be going in the futur