Anthropology Department

Anthropology Forum

Fall 2023 Schedule

Thursday's 4 p.m. in Holt Hall 170     Zoom: ID: 846 0069 0790 Passcode: 011996
8/31/2023Museum and Cultural Anthropology FacultyAn Overview of the Cultural and Museum Studies Subfields
9/7/2023Archaeology and Biological Anthropology FacultyAn Overview of Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Subfields

Dr. Charlie Urbanowicz

Franz Boas Was My Great-Grandfather And Margaret Mead Was My Cousin:  Anthropologists Have Ancestors!

Dr. Matthew O'Brien

What to do with Graham Hancock? 

Dr. Brian Brazeal

The Cross and the Crossroads (2004)


 Dr. Stacy Schaefer

Covid, Cartels, Scorpions and Rock Art: Return to the Huichol Indian Sierra of Mexico
10/12/2023 Dr. William NitzkyTBA
10/19/2023Lillian Antonelli, Shelby Hard, Paige Schmitt, Kirsten Twork

Meet the Organizers of the 20th Annual Chico Forensic Conference

10/26/2023Annie McNair with Ethan Suniewick and Derek Brockett

“TRANSforming Healthcare” a Film by Ethan Suniewick, Annie McNair and Derek Brockett 

11/2/2023Dr. Jesse DizardTBA
11/9/2023Stephanie Laurencell and Isabel AraujoTBA
11/16/2023Dr. Brian Brazeal 

You Have Two Choices, Luck or Death

11/30/2023Curtis Fair 

 Archaeology and the US Forest Service


Dr. Carly Whelan 


This event is both live in Holt Hall 170, and live via Zoom ID: 846 0069 0790 Passcode: 011996

Previously Recorded Anthropology Forums can be found in two places on the Regional & continuing Education Website at and on the Anthropology Forums Channel at

We would like to thank the Mechoopda on whose traditional lands this event is taking place. Without their support and continued positive presence in our community, we would be unable to forward the cultural and educational work that is at the heart of this event.