to the Department of Anthropology's Ethnographic Lab. This is the Virtual Room of the real Ethnographic Lab located in Butte 305.

    Semester Hours
  • Monday: 8:00 to 5:00
  • Tuesday: 8:00 to 5:00
  • Wednesday: 8:00 to 5:00
  • Thursday: 8:00 to 5:00
  • Friday: 8:00 to 1:00

Note: The lab is maintained by the volunteer labor of anthropology students. Occasionally the lab may not be open during these hours; we hope you will be patient (or agree to volunteer to help maintain hours convenient for students.) The lab is equipped with computers (Mac and PC) with internet access, print and slide scanners, color and laserjet printers, and a wide variety of software useful to anthropologists. Lab interns will assist you in using this equipment and run frequent tutorials on the equipment and software.

Student Projects

 Students in the department of anthropology engage in field research endeavors as a part of class activities and during summer vacations. The best of these are on display here.

Ethnographic Archives

The Department of Anthropology is sponsoring an archive of documents based on field data collected by our own cultural anthropologists. These documents are for the use of our students and of visitors from the Web. See "On the Value of Ethnographic Archives in Teaching"

Slide Archives

This resource will archive the large slide collections of the several members of the cultural anthropology faculty as a searchable database. A sample of the future site is available now.

Web Resources for Anthropologists

A collections of links to local and Web sites which are useful to anthropologists


Lectures & Presentations

PowerPoint and other lectures:
Vodoun in Haiti
Institutional Power, Academic Freedom, and Human Risk in Research

Lucky Strike? The Rise and fall of the ‘Global Cigarette” in Honduras

Caffeine, Nicotine, and Indigenous Peoples' Rights in the Copan Valley, Honduras

NO TENEMOS MAIZ, PERO TENEMOS ESPERANZAS: Informe Final para las Comunidades Chortí en el Valle de Copán

No Hay Problemas Ambientales, Sino Problemas Sociales: Cambio ambiental en el Valle de Copán

Kids' Page

 Check out the links to anthropological information and activities appropriate to children and the public classroom.