Events

Department of Anthropology and UTMAS events are positive and inclusive spaces.

Upcoming Events

The Japanese Archaeological Association presents

Japanese Archaeological Events

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70th Anniversary of the Japanese Archaeological Association

October 20, 2018 at Shizuoka University in Japan

UTM Anthropology Faculty presenting at the meeting:

Gary Crawford will participate in the plenary session: Contextualizing the Yayoi period as a farming society in East Asia. His lecture title is "The Genesis of Early Farming in East Asia".

Professor Crawford will also participate in the Japan Archaeological Society English-Language Institute Editorial Committee Workshop on October 22, 2018 at Meiji University in Japan.

 


The Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology presents

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Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Physical Anthropologists

October 31 - November 3, 2018
London, Ontario

UTM Anthropology Faculty presenting at the meeting:

Sherry Fukuzawa

  • Students Reflect on the Relationship between Anthropology and Indigenous Peoples in Canada
  • A Year in the Virtual Mystery Project: Current Results and a Multidisciplinary Future

Tracey Galloway

  • Developmental Origins of Disease: Biocultural and Evolutionary Insights from Working with Vulnerable Human and Non-Human Populations

Tracy Rogers

  • Evaluating the Morphological and Metric Sex of the Human Skull using 3D Technology

David Samson

  • Sleep Influences Cognitive Performance in Lemurs

Lauren Schroeder

  • Sexual Dimorphism and Population Variation of the Human Nasal Aperture in 27 Disparate Populations

Carolan Wood (Limited Term Lecturer)

  • Integrating Indigenous Perspectives in Teaching Practice: Benefiting from the Wisdom of Social Learning and Narrative
  • Creating and Excavating a Cemetery: Experiential Learning for Advanced Bioarchaeology

For more information including program and registration details, please visit the CAPA Annual Meeting web page.

 


The Ontario Archaeological Society presents

OAS logoAnnual Symposium of the Ontario Archaeological Society

November 9-11, 2018
Chatham, Ontario

For more information including program and registration details, please visit the OAS Annual Meeting web page.

 

 


The American Anthropological Association presents

Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association

AAA logoNovember 14-19, 2018
San Jose, California

This year's theme is Change in the Anthropological Imagination.

UTM Anthropology faculty presenting at the meeting:

Firat Bozcali

  • Making of Law and Order: Documents, Experts, and Reporting
  • Pursuing Wellness in the Global African City 
  • Material Pasts and Imagining Otherwise: Affective Engagement with Urban Housing 
  • Governing authoritarian neoliberalisms: politics and policy 

For more information including program and registration details, please visit the AAA Annual Meeting website.

 


The Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation present

Symposium on the Importance of Indigenous Education in Ontario Classrooms

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Toronto and the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Friday, December 7, 2018 at the University of Toronto Mississauga Instructional Building (IB)

Keynote speakers: 

  • Senator Murray Sinclair, former Chair of the Truth and Reconcilliation Commission
  • Justice Harry LaForme, Ontario Court of Appeal

Save the dateThe symposium on “The Importance of Indigenous Education in Ontario Classrooms” engages different stakeholders in public education to discuss the integration of Indigenous content and methodologies into the current Ontario educational curriculum. The symposium will bring together the University of Toronto faculty and students with TRC experts (Senator Sinclair, Justice LaForme), the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation community, secondary school and adult education teachers, and scholars in Indigenous pedagogy and research.

View event details and registration information on the Eventbrite page.

 

Past Events

 

UTMAS presents

Friday Night Live at the ROM!

""Friday, October 12, 2018 from 7-11:30pm
Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

  • Tickets are $14.00
  • This is a 19+ event.

Join UTMAS and fellow Anthropology students for the archaeology-themed Friday Night Live event at the Royal Ontario Museum!

Live music, food & drinks along with special exhibitions (such as the CRANE project for archaeology) and entry to the museum are offered!

For transportation, the shuttle buses are available (UTMAS members will be on a 5:35 shuttle).

For ticket inquiry, send an email to anthropology@utmsu.ca. Follow UTMAS on Twitter for the latest announcements.

 


UTMAS presents

UTM Anthropology Society Fall Elections

UTMAS logoAttention Anthropology undergrads!

  • Are you interested in getting involved on campus?
  • Would you like to participate in events and gain valuable experience?
  • Join UTMAS for the 2018-19 year!

Election Timeline:

  • September 6-14: Nominations and advertising
  • September 14: All candidates meeting at 4pm in IB 377
  • September 15-21: Campaigning period
  • September 19-21: Voting period
  • September 24: Results announced

Positions available:

  • Vice-president
  • Events Coordinator
  • Communications Officer
  • 1st Year Representative
  • 2nd Year Representative
  • 3rd and 4th Year Representative

Questions are welcome!

Send an email to anthropology@utmsu.ca. Follow UTMAS on Twitter for tabling announcements and locations.