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Welcome to UBC Anthropology

Welcome to UBC Anthropology

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.

Colloquium with Laura Osorio

Colloquium with Laura Osorio

The land surrounding Santa Elena is often described as having suprasensible or aesthetic qualities and archaeological sites are thought to be inhabited by non-human but active entities (including the pixan). Join us on March 16th to learn more. Click here for event details.

Marie Watt’s Blanket Stories

Marie Watt’s Blanket Stories

Join MOA in welcoming multidisciplinary artist Marie Watt for her four day event series, revolving around blankets – everyday objects that carry extraordinary histories of use. All events are happening at MOA.

On the Horizon – Poster Session

On the Horizon – Poster Session

Join the Department of Anthropology for a poster session, with introduction by Dana Lepofsky, Simon Fraser University. Potluck dinner provided by the UBC Anthropology Department and the Anthropology Graduate Student Association.

Q&A with Leslie Robertson

Q&A with Leslie Robertson

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 Anthropology

Happy Holidays from Anthropology

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.

Charles Menzies – BOG Faculty Representative

Charles Menzies – BOG Faculty Representative

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.

Watch Dr. Shaylih Muehlmann’s video for The Royal Society of Canada

Watch Dr. Shaylih Muehlmann’s video for The Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Shaylih Muehlmann talks about her research in a new video for The Royal Society of Canada:

Congratulations to the 2016 Vanier Scholars!

Congratulations to the 2016 Vanier Scholars!

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.

Congratulations Dr. Shaylih Ryan Muehlmann

Congratulations Dr. Shaylih Ryan Muehlmann

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.