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The Science of Being Human: What is Cultural Anthropology and What is it Doing in a Museum?

10am
Online Only
Free

Human beings are complicated! Join Dr. Gwen Saul as she talks about the only branch within anthropology devoted to studying how human beings interact with each other and our environments. Cultural anthropology plays a notable role in museums, including how museum collections begin, how we make exhibits, and how we make connections between people and objects.

 

The Science of Being Human: What is Cultural Anthropology and What is it Doing in a Museum?