Department of History & Anthropology

Southeast's Department of History and Anthropology boasts award-winning faculty and small class sizes - this means that you will receive the personal attention and community support that are keys to success. We will challenge you to think critically and introduce you to times and civilizations that will fire your imagination. We are committed to your education and that extends beyond the classroom. You will gain real-world experience through internships and advanced projects, all before you graduate.

History and Anthropology News

    Hoffman Discussing Homes as ‘More Than Shelter’ in Catapult After Hours Series

    The After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture series will continue on Thursday, Dec. 12, with a lecture titled “More Than Shelter: How Culture and Tradition Influence Our Built Environment.” Dr. Steven Hoffman, professor of history and coordinator of the Historic Preservation program at Southeast Missouri State University, will discuss how homes are more than [...]


    Passion for History Leads Alum to Career in Archaeology

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Matt McKnight is living his dream job as chief archaeologist at the Maryland Historical Trust in Baltimore, Maryland. A career in archaeology is what he knew he wanted to do since he was a kid, growing up in Flora, Illinois, and Kansas City, Missouri. McKnight’s family trips always included pit [...]


    Southeast, VFW Post 3838 Partner to Help Local Veterans Preserve Their Military History

    Special Collections & Archives in Southeast Missouri State University’s Kent Library, in partnership with the Cape Girardeau VFW Post 3838, will host a special event on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to help local veterans preserve their service-related history. “Preserving Local Veterans’ History” will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the VFW Post [...]


    Crisp Museum Hosting History Events, Guest Speaker During Cape Girardeau Heritage Days Oct. 5-6

    The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is presenting history events in conjunction with Cape Girardeau’s Heritage Days Oct. 5 and 6. The Crisp Museum will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. These events are free and open to the public. Visitors can learn [...]


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Department of History and Anthropology
One University Plaza, MS4150
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701