My Love for Anthropology

Written by: Taylor Noble
Anthropology Level IV

“By far the most valuable lessons I have learned from studying social sciences are about humanity. I feel humbled and privileged to be given the opportunity on a daily basis to analyze the world around me…”
– Taylor Noble, Blogger & Social Sciences student

socscibuttonThere is something captivating about studying people from the past. Since I can remember, I have been fascinated with learning about societies and the marks they have left in the landscape of our world. I think it began when I watched “The Mummy” for the first time. Seeing the Hieroglyphics on the screen and watching the characters explore the grand pyramids in Egypt sparked curiosity in me for learning about the people of the past. I would go out of my way to gather library books on all different ancient societies in attempt to learn about what I couldn’t quite understand. While I didn’t know it at the time, all of the reading I was doing was related to the field of Anthropology. Many years later, I went on my first tour of McMaster and decided here would be the perfect place for me to pursue my interests in the subject. Continue reading