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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.

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.

Welcome Back from Dr. Michael Blake

Welcome Back from Dr. Michael Blake

A Message from Dr. Michael Blake: “I am honoured, as Anthropology’s incoming Department Head, to be able to welcome you to the start of the new academic year. This year marks the beginning of our second decade as a stand-alone department.”

Job Opening: Assistant Professor

Job Opening: Assistant Professor

The Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in archaeological sciences/bioarchaeology.  This position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2017.

Colloquium: Dr. Charles Menzies

Colloquium: Dr. Charles Menzies

Upcoming Colloquium: People of the Saltwater October 6, 11:30-1pm (ANSO 134). Dr. Charles Menzies People of the Saltwater is a combination of personal narrative and ethnographic monograph.