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Faculty Brown Bag: Dr. John Barker

Faculty Brown Bag: Dr. John Barker

*Please be informed that the following event has been confirmed for January 21, 2019 TUESDAY, January 21, 2019 | 12:00-1:00 pm Room 134    |  Anthropology & Sociology Building, 6303 NW Marine Drive “Eco-politics in Collingwood Bay, Papua New Guinea” Bio: Dr. John Barker’s research focuses mainly on the interface between local and global religion, […]

ASTU 4XX: Tools of Travel

ASTU 4XX: Tools of Travel

This is a 400-level ASTU Student Directed Seminar blurring disciplinary lines within the social sciences (chiefly anthropology, geography, and sociology) and interdisciplinary subfields that have recently come into focus (Mobilities and Sensory/Affect Studies).

ANTH 540: Humans and Animals

ANTH 540: Humans and Animals

This seminar will explore the relationships between humans and animals from an anthropological perspective, including hunting, herding, the development of domestication, animals’ roles in human spiritual and cosmological systems, and the ethical complexities of human-animal relationships in the 21st century.

Coffee, Cookies, and Conversations

Coffee, Cookies, and Conversations

TUESDAYS | 10:30 – 11:30 am AnSo Lounge | Anthropology & Sociology Building, 6303 NW Marine Drive Come join us for a short mid-morning break with coffee, cookies, and conversation! This is a social event for Anthropology students, faculty and staff at UBC to come together, enjoy some delicious treats and discuss current Anthropological happenings.

Killam Award Announcement

Killam Award Announcement

Patrick Morgan Ritchie has been awarded a 2019-2020 Killam Doctoral Scholarship. More information about Patrick Morgan Ritchie’s work can be found here.

UBC Climate Strike Resolution

UBC Climate Strike Resolution

The Department of Anthropology and the Department of Sociology stand in support of the Climate Strike that will be taking place this coming Friday, September 27th. More information on the event can be found here.