Watch how we celebrate Anthropology at Palomar College:
This subfield includes studies of culture, ethnocentrism, cultural aspects of language and communication, subsistence and other economic patterns, kinship, sex and marriage, enculturation, social control, political organization, class, ethnicity, gender, religion, and culture change.
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This subfield studies the prehistory and early history of cultures around the world; major trends in cultural evolution; and techniques for finding, excavating, dating, and analyzing material remains of past societies.
This subfield studies the human communication process focusing on the importance of socio-cultural influences; nonverbal communication; and the structure, function, and history of languages, dialects, pidgins, and creoles.
This subfield studies the mechanisms of biological evolution, genetic inheritance, human adaptability and variation, primatology, and the fossil record of human evolution.
Thanks to all our volunteers, speakers, and the Anthropology Club for making Anthropology Days a success!
Check out our photos, all taken by Mr. Nick Ng from The Telescope, Palomar College’s newspaper.
Wednesday, October 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. join us at the Clocktower for fun-filled demonstrations (flint knapping, spear throwing, excavating, etc.), activities (atlatl contests, cave paintings, identify bones, identify non-human primates and hominins), and other cool stuff.
Thursday, October 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. join us for great talks at the Governing Board Room (SSCC-1) from experts in Archaeology, the San Diego Archaeological Center, Multicultural Studies, American Indian Studies, Religious Studies, Performing Arts, and many more.
We are excited about starting the Fall 2019 semester with a variety of classes and activities. Our archaeology excavation class at Rancho Penasquitos Adobe starts Saturday, August 24. Our first meeting will take place at Palomar College at 8:00 am in room MD-124. Get ready to dig, learn about the past, have fun, and meet new people! You may want to consider getting our Archaeology Certificate which can land you a job in the Cultural Resource Management (CRM) industry.
We offer all types of classes that are not only interesting but meet general requirements like Introduction to Biological Anthropology (Anth 100) satisfies the natural science/life science requirements for UC and CSU; and Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Anth 105) satisfies the social and behavioral sciences for UC and CSU.
Keep a look out for Anthropology Days coming in October 30 and 31 – there will be stone tool making, spear throwing, cave paintings, skeletons, scavenger hunts, snacks, music, presentations, and experts to talk to!
Stay tuned for Anthropology Club announcements. If you are interested in being an Anthropology Club Officer please contact us!
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