Lauren Harding

Anthropology of tourism, environmental anthropology, colonialism, Western Canada, national parks, historical anthropology, affect, place and space

MA, Social Anthropology, York University, 2010
BA, Double Major Anthropology and English, University of Alberta, 2006

Supervisor: Carole Blackburn

Conference Papers and Publications:
2011    “Bagging Peaks and  Busting Trails: Place-Making in the Canadian Rockies” Canadian Association  of Geographers Annual Meeting. Calgary, AB.

2011    “Whose Nature? Canadian Identity, Colonialism, and Banff National Park” Canadian Anthropology Society Meetings. Fredericton, NB.

2011    “Why Backpack? Practicing Eco-Tourism, Playing ‘Primitive’ and Seeking Wilderness Adventure”    presented at the UBC Anthropology Graduate Conference, March 19, 2011

2009     “Finding the Field Along the Great Divide” Presented at the York University Social Anthropology Graduate Conference, Nov. 21, 2009.