April 20, 2016

Uneasy Markings: Thinking Through/Around Mental Health Stigma Peter Soles Muirhead Anti-stigma campaigns, movements, and research studies are visible throughout urban life--inescapable on the internet or on one's commute. They appear with increasing frequency in the policies and initiatives of corporations and public institutions alike. In a critical medical anthropological take on the topic, this talk... Continue Reading →

February 24, 2016

Consuming the Past: The Curious Relationships between Now and Then Emma Yasui How exactly do we consume the past? Individuals and groups from the present-day use the past for a variety of purposes, from popular fads to international politics. This talk will explore the many ways in which we make, negotiate, manipulate, and incorporate what... Continue Reading →

January 27, 2016

Animals and their By-Products: More than Just Resources Aleksa Alaica What is an animal? How are animals used beyond sources of food? What makes animals so integral to our understanding of the world and of ourselves, and what research is being done to address issues that impact animals? This talk will explore the social, political... Continue Reading →

Announcing the 2015-2016 Series

October 28, 2015 Traditional Knowledge in the Canadian North: Ways of Knowing the Past, Present, and Future - Rebecca Gray November 25, 2015 From A to Zoonoses: How Diseases Travel from Animals to Humans - Malcolm Ramsay January 27, 2016 Animals and their By-Products: More than Just Resources - Aleksa Alaica February 24, 2016 Consuming... Continue Reading →

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