UMass Boston

Student Clubs & Events

The Anthropology Club 

The Anthropology Club is an active, academically- and professionally-oriented student group that works closely with the Department. Besides social events, it sponsors films, guest speakers, information sessions, field trips, and trips to regional and national meetings for the benefit of students and faculty. For further information check out the club’s Facebook page

Lambda Alpha 

Lambda Alpha is the national honors organization for anthropology. The Beta of Massachusetts Chapter at UMass Boston was founded in 2006 and includes undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members. In order to join our chapter you must be a junior or senior or graduate student with a minimum of twenty hours of Anthropology classes and have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative overall GPA. The lifetime membership fee is $25.00, and you may list this among you honors/affiliations indefinitely. Members are eligible for several scholarships provided by the national office and may also submit their work to the national Lambda Alpha Journal. Please contact the faculty sponsor (Lauren A. Sullivan) for more information.