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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

    Southeast Students Selecting Medieval Artifacts While Studying Global Cultures

    Art and history students at Southeast Missouri State University this semester are helping select items for the medieval teaching collection in Kent Library’s Rare Book Room. A Chicago, Illinois, medieval artifacts dealer was on campus Feb. 14 to exhibit a variety of artifacts for students to learn about, some dating from 1100 AD or older. [...]


    2019: A Southeast Year in Review

    2019 was a remarkable year of achievement at Southeast. From reaffirmation of our Higher Learning Commission accreditation and innovation in academic programs to new partnerships and facilities, and athletic accomplishments, Southeast continues to look to the future while maintaining our ever present commitment to student success. As 2019 comes to a close, we look back at some of [...]


    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 [...]


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(573) 651-2146
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Department of History and Anthropology
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701