Anthropology at Homecoming
Big thanks to everyone who stopped by and met with our Profs at our events at UTSC Homecoming on the weekend! We all had a fantastic time and it was great to meet and talk with so many students and visitors!
New grant to help digitize historic collection of Palestinian amulets
A project to digitize a historic collection of artifacts gathered by a pioneering Palestinian scholar has received a grant from the University of Toronto.
Centre for Ethnography welcomes new fellows
The Centre for Ethnography is extending a warm welcome to three new fellows.
Course Highlight - ANTC22H3: Education, Power, and Potential: Anthropological Perspectives and Ethnographic Insights
What does it mean to get an education? What are the consequences of getting (or not getting) a “good education”? What counts as a good education, anyway? These are some of the questions explored in this exciting new course.
Unlocking the secrets of a Tamil folk epic
How a chance encounter with Tamil traditional storytellers sparked a decades-long fascination with Tamil folklore and inspired two new books by a UTSC Anthropology Professor.
Alyanna wins outstanding graduating student award
A UTSC Anthropology student has received an award from the Canadian Anthropology Society recognizing her as one of Canada’s top graduating students.
UTSC Anthropology professor explores lives of waste workers in Pakistan
A new book by UTSC Assistant Professor Waqas Butt examines the rapid urbanization and socioeconomic transitions overtaking the city of Lahore in Pakistan through the lens of its marginalized waste workers.
Student wins Undergraduate Research prize
A UTSC student has won an undergraduate research prize with an essay that challenges preconceptions around the history of the Michif Nation, and calls for decolonization of the Canadian Education system.
Chemical analysis unlocking secrets of diet in Stone Age South Africa
Analysis performed by a UTSC archeologist has discovered the first chemical evidence for dairy processing in Western South Africa during the Later Stone Age (LSA).