The Journal is dedicated to publishing the most promising pieces of undergraduate work related to the discipline of anthropology. The University of Michigan Undergraduate Journal of Anthropology is composed of motivated undergraduate editors at the University of Michigan from all subfields of the discipline.

Anthropology is an inherently broad and expansive discipline, its dominant subfields being: biological, archaeology, socio-cultural and linguistic anthropology. As such, the Journal encourages submissions not only from courses in anthropology, but also from related disciplines, such as classics, sociology, history, area studies, gender and sexuality studies and linguistics. The only criterion is that submissions possess a cultural and/or evolutionary theme.

2016 was the Journal’s inaugural year! We plan on publishing two volumes bi-annually, one in the Spring and one in the Winter.

We accept submissions from current undergraduates and those who have graduated within the past year.

Our most recent issue for Winter 2016 is now available under “Past Volumes.”

Call for Submissions: The deadline for the Spring 2018 Volume is March 16th. Please email all papers, questions, or comments to our editors at umichanthrojournal@gmail.com. 

Photo Contest: The Journal is proud to announce that this year in tandem with the call for submissions we will also be accepting photos to publish along with the Journal. We ask that when submitting the photos there be context that shows its relevance within the Anthropological field as well as making sure that the photos are taken ethically. For reference please visit this guide published by CGIS on ethical photography.