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Archaeology Day Event Postponed

Archaeology Day Event Postponed

Please be informed that the 14th UBC Annual Archaeology Day event has been postponed to March 2021.

Ethnographic Approaches to Indigenous Mapping Seminar

Ethnographic Approaches to Indigenous Mapping Seminar

This talk will follow the distinct and sometimes divergent melodies of recent maps produced in collaboration with Indigenous communities, revealing their potential (and pitfalls) for ethnographic evocation.

Call For Papers: UBC Annual 14th Archaeology Day

Call For Papers: UBC Annual 14th Archaeology Day

CALL FOR PAPERS: All human settlements require water for drinking, making things, for religious/spiritual purposes, and for transportation. However, water is far from a passive actor in this relationship, often pushing back with floods, hiding during droughts, and sometimes acting in cooperation. At the same time, the needs and wants of the human cultures that […]

Coffee, Cookies, and Conversations

Coffee, Cookies, and Conversations

WEDNESDAYS| 10:00-11:00 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.

Office Holiday Hours

Office Holiday Hours

The Department of Anthropology office will be closed on Monday, December 23rd – Wednesday, January 1st. Regular office hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd. Have a safe and happy holiday!

Welcome CASCA/AAA Attendees

Welcome CASCA/AAA Attendees

Welcome to the very first joint CASCA/AAA meeting held in Canada. PC: UBC/Paul Joseph

Recent Publications

Recent Publications

Check out a list of our latest faculty, graduate student, and researchers’ recent publications.

Isummiqtauniq: Thought Gift

Isummiqtauniq: Thought Gift

Krista Ulujuk Zawadski and UBC Socio-Cultural Anthropology doctoral student Ezra Anton Greene co-wrote the essay Isummiqtauniq: Thought Gift, featured in the October 2019 edition of The Isuma Book.

The Anthropology of Asia Talk Series: Dr. Ayami Nakatani

The Anthropology of Asia Talk Series: Dr. Ayami Nakatani

This talk will shed light on the ways in which the act of cultural listings have influenced local communities and people who have made and used hand-woven textiles in the peripheral islands of eastern Indonesia.

UBC Anth Colloquia: Dr. Laura Rival

UBC Anth Colloquia: Dr. Laura Rival

“A CAREER DEDICATED TO RESEARCHING HUMAN/PLANT WORLD MAKING: THE UBC ROOTS” When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Time: 11:30-1:00 PM Where: ANSO 134, 6303 NW Marine Drive   Dr. Laura Rival Laura Rival is an Associate Professor at Oxford University, where she teaches various courses relating to the Anthropology of Nature, Society, and Development. Her research interests include Anthropology […]