April 1, 2020
All in-person research has been suspended and the university has curtailed all research activities and creative scholarship on UBC campuses until further notice. For more info, please visit https://ethics.research.ubc.ca/behavioural-research-ethics/ubc-behavioural-guidance-during-covid-19-research-restrictions https://ethics.research.ubc.ca/behavioural-research-ethics/ubc-behavioural-guidance-during-covid-19-research-restrictions
The March 2020 edition of the department’s newsletter is now available under the News tab.
March 19, 2020
COVID–19 — Status of summer terms March 25, 2020 As you know, the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve with new developments on a daily basis. Many in our community are asking what the status of our summer terms will be in the light of these uncertain times. To aid our students, […]
March 12, 2020
Please be informed that the 14th UBC Annual Archaeology Day event has been postponed to March 2021.
March 10, 2020
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies sat down with anthropologist and linguist Mark Turin, a 2019 Wall Scholar and Wall Solutions Initiative award recipient, to discuss his collaborative work in language reclamation, lexicography and language-mapping technologies. Read more
March 5, 2020
Professor Bruce Granville Miller will receive the Canadian Anthropology Society’s Weaver-Tremblay Award for Applied Anthropology during the CASCA 2020 Conference in London.
February 20, 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 5, 2019 – Polar Knowledge Canada is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2019 Northern Science Award is Dr. Julie Cruikshank. The award was presented at the ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting on December 5 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
February 4, 2020
Feb 11, 11:30-12:30 pm | AnSo 134 | Join us in learning about the methods and results that have come from walking along side of, and learning from, Mati as a proxy for humans in the context of cultural resurgence –relearning and re-establishing our relations with Mati within our shared laxyuup.
January 30, 2020
WEDNESDAY, February 26, 2020 | 5:00 PM | This talk by University of Victoria’s Brian Thom 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.
January 16, 2020
The lineup for Term 2’s Collloquia speakers has been announced. The Department of Anthropology Colloquium is the department’s speaker series that invites a mixture of anthropologists from within and outside of UBC to present their research.