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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Riddle Distinguished History Lecture and the Department of History and Anthropology at Southeast Missouri State University are co-sponsoring a symposium Sept. 21 titled “Celebrating 200 Years of Methodism on the Western Frontier.” The symposium is being held in conjunction with the commemoration of Old McKendree Chapel in Jackson, Missouri, which is celebrating its bicentennial. [...]