News and Events


An Evolutionary and Ecological Perspective of Human Drug Use 

Talk by Sacramento State Anthropology Professor, Roger Sullivan. Invited speaker as part of The Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP) "U Turn on Addiction".

Click here to watch video.

Upcoming Events


Friday, May 6 4:00 - 7:00pm
Alumni Grove at Sacramento State

To RSVP click here 

Click here to see flyer. See map here

Museum Exhibit

The Power of Identity
Domestic Arts of Highland Michoacán

Location: Sacramento State Anthropology Museum (Mendocino Hall 1000, First Floor)

Exhibit Dates: April 5 - May 20, 2016
Exibit Days & Hours: Tuesdays - Fridays, 10:30am - 1:30pm and 3:00pm - 5:00 pm.

For group tours and special hours contact

See postcard here

Department Newsletter

MARCH 2010


APRIL 2012

Past Events

Sentiment & Science: The GF and AW Beardsley Collection as 19th - Century Travelogue

Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00 pm.

Exhibit Dates: April 15 - May 15, 2014
Exibit Days & Hours: Tuesdays - Fridays, 12:00pm (noon) - 3:00 pm.

See postcard here. Note: postcard serves as Sacramento State Parking Permit in student spaces for the reception only.

Wuha Lehulum (Water for All)
Ethiopia and Water from an Anthropological Perspective

November 19 - December 7, 2012
Open Tuesday to Friday, 12:00pm - 3:00pm

See flyer here.

Sacramento Anthropological Society 36th Annual Student Research Conference
"In the Field: Experiences within the Discipline"

Friday, May 3rd, 2013  - 12 pm - 4 pm
Hinde Auditorium and Forest Suite

Department Awards will be presented to the following recipients:

  • Thomas Cowan - John W. Connor Scholarship
  • Carina Vega - Richard H. Reeve Award
  • Brittany Velasquez - Academic Achievement Award

See flyer here.

George Rich Colloquium “The Business of Water: What Options Exist?”
A lecture by Dr. Ananthakrishnan Aiyer

CSUS Alumni Center. Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3:30PM

See flyer here or contact the Department of Anthropology

STEM Scholars Lecture presented by Dr. Samantha Hens (2/22/11)