2015 DeJarnette BBQ

The David and Elizabeth DeJarnette Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually by the Department of Anthropology. As per the eclectic interests of David L. DeJarnette, priority of consideration is given to graduate students who are conducting archaeological research at Moundville Archaeological Continue reading 2015 DeJarnette BBQ

Arcola Wash Day on the Black Warrior River

It was a cold day in late February – but our awesome Anthropology Club members still made it out to the river to help wash artifacts from the surface collection field trip to Arcola Mounds.

Spring 2015 Camping Trip

This January the UAAC had the pleasure of camping for two nights at Leroy Percy State Park (in cabins!) and assisting one of our fellow students with her dissertation research at Arcola Mounds in the Mississippi Delta. Students and volunteers Continue reading Spring 2015 Camping Trip

UAAC Social

students walking in the woods

Wednesday night we hosted a mid-semester social to get everyone together and relax a bit after midterms. Club members took a break and enjoyed pizza, snacks, and The Lego Movie. Thank you Brass (and Angelica!) for organizing such a nice Continue reading UAAC Social

2014 Native American Festival

The Moundville Archaeological Park, located in Moundville, Alabama, has an annual Native American Festival designed to celebrate the region’s rich Native American heritage. This year’s celebration was particularly significant because 2014 marks both the 75th anniversary of the Moundville Park Continue reading 2014 Native American Festival

Fall 2014 Camping Trip

students walking in the woods

This fall the UAAC had the pleasure of camping for two nights in Joe Wheeler State Park. We toured nearby attractions including Florence Mound and the Athens Fiddlers Convention. A great trip and a glorious break from a busy semester! Thank Continue reading Fall 2014 Camping Trip