Anth 540B-002 Anthropology of Science and Technology

August 3, 2020

  Anth 540B-002  Advanced Seminar: Anthropology of Science and Technology   This class surveys the literature on the social and cultural study of science and technology and its intersections with broader ideas from social constructivism, feminism, critical race theory, political economy, and postcolonialism.  While attending to theory, we read empirical studies about the power of […]

Anthropology Sessional Teaching — Winter 2020-21, Term 2

July 30, 2020

  July 30, 2020 Anthropology Sessional Teaching — Winter 2020 – 2021 Term 2   The Department of Anthropology seeks applicants for Sessional Winter appointment. The salary depends on rank and experience.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology or Archaeology or have been advanced to full candidacy by the application deadline (August 14, 2020). […]

ANTH 303A-200 Ethnography of Special Areas


  Asian Canadian and Asian American Experience and Ethnography course:     ANTH 303A-200 Ethnography of Special Areas:  Asian Canadian and Asian American Experience and Ethnography course This class is dedicated to ethnographic engagement to further understandings of Asian Canadian experience that will at times be compared with or put in context with parallels in […]

News from the President’s Office

July 10, 2020

      On behalf of the Department, we wish to congratulate Andrew for his well-deserved accomplishment. Being granted Full Professor is true recognition of Dr. Martindale’s stellar scholarship, dedicated and rigorous teaching and graduate supervision, and tireless service to the Department, the University, and a number of Indigenous communities, especially the Musqueam and Kwantlen Indian Bands, and the Saik’uz […]

Sts’ailes Archaeology Field School Documentary

July 7, 2020

In summer 2019 the UBC Department of Anthropology offered a six-credit archaeology field school (ARCL 306) in partnership with the Sts’ailes First Nation located 130 km east of Vancouver in the Harrison River Valley. Orientation and lab week began at UBC. During weeks 2-5, students lived in a Sts’ailes family longhouse and participated in an archaeological […]

First Ever ANTH Virtual Graduation Celebration

July 1, 2020

First Ever Virtual graduation ceremony for the Anthropology Department (MAs, PhDs, BAs, Majors, and Honours)   The Anthropology Department is pleased to congratulate the Class of 2020 on its achievements. Despite an unprecedented pandemic, UBC students adapted quickly to the necessary educational changes required to ensure the safety of physical distancing and self-isolation while completing […]

Summer/Summary Anth Newsletter

June 30, 2020

    The latest ANTH newsletter can be accessed here. The summer newsletter issue included our milestones for 2019-2020.   Archived newsletters can be found here:   The next call for AnthNews contribution will be in late July in prep for the September events.

Department Brochure

June 18, 2020

  Who are we? Why Study Anthropology? Areas of Specialization Major, Minor & Honours Requirements MA Program PhD Program Awards Awards & Financial Aid Research Opportunities Research & Resources                                        

Statement of Solidarity from the Dept of Anthropology, UBC

June 8, 2020

    June 8, 2020   The UBC Department of Anthropology stands in solidarity and hope with protesters in the United States, Canada and across the globe who are risking their lives in the face of state violence and a pandemic to demand racial and social justice.    We condemn the ongoing murders, recent and historical, of […]

ANTH Virtual Graduation Celebration

June 2, 2020

      CELEBRATING OUR GRADUATING STUDENTS:    We will be holding a virtual graduation ceremony for the Anthropology Department (MAs, PhDs, Majors, and Honours) on Wednesday, June 17th at 6:00 pm PST.   We would love for you all to join, to help us celebrate all those who have completed their program this year.   […]