Term 2 2019-2020 Colloquia

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.

Faculty Brown Bag Talk Series: John Barker

January 9, 2020

Tuesday |  January 21, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 pm | ANSO 134 Dr. John Barker will discuss his field research on the Maisin people of Papua New Guinea, a socio-linguistic group of around 3,000 people living in Oro Province on the northeast coast of the country.

Grad or Post-Doc TA for Practicing Medicine Course in New York City Summer 2020

December 9, 2019

CORNELL UNIVERSITY | Practicing Medicine: Health Care Culture and Careers is seeking to hire up to 4 teaching assistants to support engaged student learning using experiential learning approaches, ethnographic methods and reflection processes. Training will be provided.

UBC-O Post Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity for Homelessness Community Based Research Project


UBC Okanagan School of Social Work is seeking a full time post-doctoral student for a 2 year period with the possibility of renewal, in any social science, health, or professional discipline. The successful candidate would work with an experienced team of social work, nursing, medicine, business administration, social science, engineering, neuroscience, and related disciplines in a multi-nodal homelessness prevention research program centered in Kelowna, British Columbia.

UBC Major External Awards Update


The UBC Major External Awards page has been updated. To view the list of programs released in the previous round plus new competitions, please visit here.

Mitacs Internship Opportunity – United Way of the Lower Mainland


The United Way of the Lower Mainland invites graduate students and faculty to collaborate on a research project that would involve developing and validating a community cohesion index to assess loneliness in communities. Further information can be found here.

4th Annual Concordia Graduate Conference’s Call for Papers Deadline Extended


Graduate students or early career researchers are invited to apply for “Forgotten Pasts and Social Futures” which will take place at the School of Irish Studies at Concordia University, Montréal, on January 31st- February 1st 2020. Keynote speaker is Professor Guy Beiner. Please send your abstracts to before December 13th, 2019. Partial travel funding may be available […]

Office Holiday Hours


The Department of Anthropology office will be closed on Monday, December 23rd – Wednesday, January 1st. Regular office hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd. Have a safe and happy holiday!

The Phil Lind Initiative Presents: Claudia Rankine

December 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 6:00– 7:30 PM | Frederic Wood Theatre UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs presents Claudia Rankine, New York Times bestselling poet, MacArthur “Genius” award recipient, and Professor at Yale University, as the first speaker in our 2020 Phil Lind Initiative series on Thinking While Black. The moderator for this […]

UBC First Year Experience (FYE) Educators’ Symposium


Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm | UBC Life Building Arts faculty and staff are invited to submit a program proposal to host a roundtable discussion at the 2020 First Year Experience (FYE) Educators’ Symposium. Roundtable topics can fall under one or more of the following themes: Theory ↔ Practice, Educator […]