Please attend our next Anthropology Colloquium with Tim Ingold, from the University of Aberdeen, who will be discussing his experiences from being an environmental anthropologist. Be sure to attend this event happening on October 5 at 3:30pm in the Biological Sciences Building.
We will be accepting applications to our MA and PhD programs in Anthropology starting on September 1st 2015. The deadline for all applications to be considered for the 2016/2017 year is December 1st 2015 – click here to read more about the application process on how to apply!
Maize for the Gods brings together new research by archaeologists, plant geneticists, and a host of other specialists to explore the complex ways that this single plant and the peoples who domesticated it came to be entangled with one another over the past nine millennia.
UBC Anthropology Professor Bruce Miller provided key testimony in a case before the BC Supreme Court concerning how discrimination is determined under the BC Human Rights Code. In her Reasons for Judgment, of May 10, 2015, in the case of Vancouver Area Drug Users v. British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, an appeal of an earlier […]
Dr. Mark Turin’s two-part BBC Radio 4 series, On Language Location, was broadcast at the end of October 2014. The episodes cover the languages of Bhutan (Monday 20 October) and Burma/Myanmar (Monday 27 October). Podcasts are available online for free through the series website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lpsbz
The ANSO Building is now home to a Community Food Garden. The ANSO Gardens are located just east of the building entrance, and offer 18 planter plots for the use of all building occupants. This includes students, staff, and faculty in the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, as well as staff from the programs of Canadian […]