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I have always had a strong belief that we are obligated to participate in the governance of our neighbourhoods, our communities, and our workplaces. I further believe that it is not sufficient to critique, but that critique must be based in action. Having watched the turmoil in UBC’s governance this past year, I felt that we needed to ensure that we have voices in our governance agencies that are not simply content to go along to get along.
Leslie Robertson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, is the new editor of BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly. BC Studies is a multidisciplinary journal that stands at the forefront of Canadian regional scholarship and contributes to informed public debate in British Columbia. Leslie has the ability to bridge different disciplinary approaches to research and presents a […]
To all the new graduate students – welcome to the UBC Anthropology graduate program! The Department of Anthropology is excited to meet everyone and we wish you a smooth transition into the new school year. The Graduate Student Orientation on Tuesday September 6, 2016 will ensure that you are well prepared for your graduate studies […]
As the second oldest anthropology program in Canada, our dedicated community advances the study and constructive understanding of human diversity and existence across the globe through collaborative teaching, learning and research.
Congratulations to Leslie Robertson for being appointed the new editor of BC Studies. Click here to read our Q&A with Leslie about her new role.
Happy Holidays from the Department of Anthropology! Just a reminder, UBC is closed from December 26th – 28th, with reduced services in most departments until 3 January 2017. January 2nd is also a holiday, in lieu of New Year’s Day.
The department extends its congratulations to Charles Menzies, who was elected a Vancouver Faculty Representative to UBC’s Board of Governors. We spoke with him about his new position in our Q&A. Click here to read more.
Dr. Shaylih Muehlmann talks about her research in a new video for The Royal Society of Canada:
We’re ecstatic to announce that two of our amazing students, Severn Cullis-Suzuki and Michelle Hak Hepburn, have earned themselves the title of 2016 Vanier Scholars! The Vanier CGS program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.
Renowned UBC Associate Professor of Anthropology Dr. Shaylih Ryan Muehlmann has been welcomed as a Member of the Royal Society of Canada. Click here to learn more.