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

    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 [...]

    Symposium Sept. 21 to Celebrate 200 Years of Methodism on the Western Frontier

    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. [...]

    Southeast Students Travel Silk Road, Explore Chinese History, Culture

    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 [...]

    Historic Preservation Major Works to Maintain Eisenhower Presidential History

    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 [...]


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