The Department of Anthropology
About Anthropology

Discovering Anthropology

 

Anthropology is the study of humankind in all its aspects

 

Anything you ever wanted to know….

…about yourself

…about who you are and where you came from

…about why people do the things they do

…about humankind, past and present

…about humanity

 

  Anthropology

…can give you some clues

…can give you some answers

 

Anthropology can take you on some amazing cultural explorations….

 

…from the Kalahari Desert of southern Africa

...to the streets of New York

 

Anthropology at John Jay College offers opportunity for

 

REAL FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE

 

Film One:

Students in the field: Red Hook Community Justice Center, Brooklyn, NY

 

Film Two:

Students in the field: Gentrification in New York, a video ethnography

 

Feature Article

 What the Brownstones Say: Surveying Place in Brooklyn

Professors Edward Snajdr  & Shonna Trinch 

 

For more on Discovering Anthropology, check out:

This is Anthropology

 

American Anthropological Association

 

 

Anthony Marcus, Chairperson
524 West 59th Street, Room 9.63.22,
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 646.557.4782, Email: amarcus@jjay.cuny.edu