Join us for this year’s President’s Lecture, “Capacity, corporeality, containment: Boundary maintenance and social exclusion in Malaysia and Australia” with Lenore Manderson, a professor of Medical Anthropology in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, and the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University, Australia. Reception will follow lecture at 5:30 PM. Exact location of talk to be announced.
The painted caves of Europe provide important clues to the existence of secret societies in the Upper Paleolithic. Join us on January 31 for the ANTH colloquia, Did Secret Societies Create Inequalities in the Upper Paleolithic? to learn more.
This conference asks participants to consider how this generation of anthropologists will shape and be shaped by the field from both inside and out. Facing high competition for academic positions within the field of Anthropology, today’s graduates are coming up with creative ways to reimagine their work for peers and audiences both within and outside of academic institutions.
Dr. Hugh Gusterson Tuesday May 7th 11:00-12:30 Anthropology and Sociology Building, Rm 134 (lunch to follow in ANSO Lounge) Abstract: Accident, Atrocity and Automated Judgment: Anatomy of a Drone Strike On February 21, 2010, U.S. drone operators attacked what they were certain was a Taliban convoy preparing to ambush U.S. troops. The attack, […]
Presented by the Indian Summer Festival at the Roundhouse Community Centre on July 5 as the only Canadian edition of 5×15, an international speaker series, returns to present five stellar speakers, speaking for fifteen minutes each on a topic they are passionate about.
Thinker, writer, and world-traveller TED favourite Pico Iyer undertakes a life-affirming investigation into the human condition, inspired by the wisdom of the cultural traditions of his adopted country of Japan. Never to take what we hold dear for granted and a discussion on Life, Love and Mortality are the topics he brings to the Museum of Vancouver on July 7th.
On July 9th at SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh speaks in a special presentation where he charts the complicity of fiction in shaping the priorities and consumer choices of the world we have created. He will get audiences to think of our current moment on earth as the “time of the Great Derangement”.