Topic: Cultural anthropology

A map of Arizona with tags hanging off it
Arts and Culture | September 15, 2021
This dynamic global exhibition project is carried out locally by students from UNLV’s Department of Anthropology.
silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
coloured woodcut
Arts and Culture | February 8, 2016
Why do we sing the national anthem before a ballgame and hear the same plucking of the koto strings when a movie is set in Japan? Ethnomusicologist Richard Miller explains.
Peter Gray and his dog Puppers
Research | November 24, 2015
UNLV-led anthropology study finds dog owners more attractive to potential mates.
UNLV medical anthropologist Daniel Benyshek and doctoral student Sharon Young
Research | February 27, 2013
UNLV anthropology survey examines why women consume their placentas after childbirth.