The Temporality of the Seascape in the Southern Strait of Georgia THURSDAY, January 15, 2015 Anthropology and Sociology Building (ANSO) 134 11:30 – 1:00 pm ABSTRACT: In hunter-gatherer studies and the archaeology of small and intermediate scale societies, documenting the nature of changes in regional settlement is of considerable interest. The relationships among subsistence […]
Saving Endangered Cultural Heritage for Our Common Future We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers and Posters for the UBC Archaeology Day 2015 that will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 on the Vancouver Campus at the University of British Columbia. In this unprecedented era of globalization and urbanization, one […]
Thursday, 8 October 2015 Anthropology and Sociology Building (ANSO) 1109 11:30am-1pm Rafael Wainer M.A. in Anthropology, UBC, 2008 Lic. in Anthropology, University of Buenos Aires, 2005 Permeable Bodies: Children, Cancer, and Biomedicine in Argentina Abstract: The vast improvement in survival rates in childhood cancer, especially in childhood leukemia, has expanded expectations of survival. […]
The UBC Department of Anthropology is pleased to present the 2015-2016 Anthropology Colloquia Thursday, 26 November 2015 11:30am-1:00pm Anso 134 Dr. Sara Shneiderman Assistant Professor in Anthropology and the Institute of Asian Research at UBC A book talk with Sara Shneiderman – Rituals of Ethnicity: Thangmi Identities […]
Mascha Gugganig PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at UBC Practice Dissertation Defense When: Thursday August 4, 2016 Time: 11:30AM – 1:00PM Where: Anthropology and Sociology Building – ANSO 2107 (Conference Room) Abstract: This dissertation interrogates the different forms of life that education takes at a Hawaiian-focused charter school, a food sovereignty movement, and the agricultural […]
To all the new graduate students – welcome to the UBC Anthropology graduate program! The Department of Anthropology is excited to meet everyone and we wish you a smooth transition into the new school year. The Graduate Student Orientation on Tuesday September 5, 2017 will ensure that you are well prepared for your graduate studies in Anthropology.
In these dynamic essays (University of Utah Press, 2017) thirteen scholars explore the ways in which spiritual and cultural paradigms have shaped their vocations as teachers, scholars, mentors, and advocates and how these approaches have been integral to their life’s work, not merely to their work life. These insightful testimonies narrate the relationships of career, family, students, patients, and colleagues, weaving them together rather than compartmentalizing them.
Seed Bombing the Anthropocene Abstract As evidence mounts that changing climates may wreak havoc on agricultural systems, the social life of seeds has gained resonance and complexity. Situated perspectives on crop genetic resources span from modernist technocentrism to the rooted cultural traditions of more-than-human families. Anthropology is well-suited to explore how diverse communities devoted to […]