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.
Nine students and faculty from Southeast Missouri State University recently completed a two-week study abroad trip in China, where they explored the history and culture along the Silk Road. During the trip, students learned about the ancient and modern Silk Road that changed the world history and visited UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the [...]
Southeast Missouri State University historic preservation major Kelsey Barnett is traveling back in time this summer as a curatorial intern at the Eisenhower National Historic Site, the home of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and wife, Mamie Eisenhower. Barnett of Annapolis, Maryland, was drawn to work at the historic site dedicated to Eisenhower. “I have [...]
Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of History and Anthropology will feature the work of second-year historic preservation student Katie Lewis’ exhibition titled “Letters to Home: World War II Letters to Southeast Missouri” opening May 3 on Kent Library’s main floor. The public is invited to the opening reception scheduled for 3 p.m. The exhibit will [...]
Thirteen Southeast Missouri State University students recently participated in a Geophysics in Archaeology Workshop to uncover clues about life in pre-Columbia Mississippian culture in southeast Missouri. The three-day workshop March 21-23 was a collaboration between Dr. Jennifer Bengtson, associate professor of anthropology at Southeast; Dr. Tamira Brennan, curator of Southern Illinois University’s (SIU) Center for [...]