Prof. Zoe Crossland and colleagues are researching the history and archaeology of rice in highland Madagascar. Rice is the main dietary staple in Madagascar, but it is also understood as sacred and life sustaining. The project investigates the introduction of rice to the region and its role in highland life.
Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History | May 28—August 4, 2019 -- Curated by a team of Columbia University Museum Anthropology graduate students, this exhibit features a striking 19th century sanightaaq, or Siberian Yupik ceremonial gut parka.
Professor Francesco de Angelis (Dept of Art History and Archaeology) co-directs a program of field research and a summer field school at Hadrian’s Villa
Initiated by Professor Severin Fowles (Department of Anthropology) in 2007, the Gorge Project is an ongoing network of research collaborations in northern New Mexico centered on the landscapes, visual culture, and archaeological traces within the Rio Grande gorge
The Karashamb Animals Project investigates the animals found buried alongside humans in the Bronze Age necropolis at Karashamb (in modern day Armenia). It is driected by Hannah Chazin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology.