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Hawthorn Lecture: Sherry B. Ortner

Hawthorn Lecture: Sherry B. Ortner

This talk examines the “impact” of film and filmmakers in informing and inspiring grassroots political activism through a case study of Brave New Films, a production company based in Culver City, CA, and its just-released film about the proliferation of strategies of voter suppression in the U.S. RSVP here

UBC Anth Colloquia: Solen Roth

UBC Anth Colloquia: Solen Roth

The promise of anthropology is generally to provide us with a better understanding of the world; in contrast, the promise of design is to provide us with practical ways to transform the world for the better.

UBC Anth Colloquia: Jeong Shin An

UBC Anth Colloquia: Jeong Shin An

Pusan National University Professor Jeong Shin An will be presenting on “Ambivalence in Korean Parent-Child Relationship” in the latest edition of our Colloquia speaker series.

Urban Ethnographic Field School

Urban Ethnographic Field School

Gain hands-on experience working with community organizations while learning ethnographic research skills through the Urban Ethnographic Field School – a six-week, six-credit course offered by the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology.

Q&A with Charles Menzies – Vancouver Faculty Representative to UBC’s Board of Governors

Q&A with Charles Menzies – Vancouver Faculty Representative to UBC’s Board of Governors

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.

UBC ANTH Faculty Brown Bag Series: Charles Menzies

UBC ANTH Faculty Brown Bag Series: Charles Menzies

Join us in learning about the methods and results that have come from walking along side of, and learning from, Mati as a proxy for humans in the context of cultural resurgence –relearning and re-establishing our relations with Mati within our shared laxyuup.

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Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Miller for being honored with the CASCA Weaver-Tremblay Award for his engaged and Applied anthropology. Prix Weaver-Tremblay 2020 Weaver-Tremblay Award Dear Colleagues, It is my privilege to announce that we will be presenting Bruce Granville Miller, Doctor of Anthropology and Professor at the University of British Columbia, with the Weaver-Tremblay Award during […]

ANTH 302: Ethnography of South Asia

ANTH 302: Ethnography of South Asia

This course introduces students to the cultural, social, political and religious lives of people in and from the region known as “South Asia”.

UBC ANTH Faculty Brown Bag Series: Sabina Magliocco

UBC ANTH Faculty Brown Bag Series: Sabina Magliocco

This presentation chronicles Magliocco’s return to “Monteruju” (Bessude), Sardinia, the community where she had done fieldwork in the 1980s, with a group of UBC students in a Go Global seminar in the summer of 2019.

ARCL 228: Forensic Anthropology

ARCL 228: Forensic Anthropology

Learn the applications of methods from biological anthropology and archaeology methods including identification, recovery, and analysis of skeletal remains from crime scenes, mass disasters, and unexplained deaths.