Arts Spotlight

UBC’s Urban Ethnographic Field School takes learning out of the classroom and into Vancouver’s diverse communities

UBC’s Urban Ethnographic Field School takes learning out of the classroom and into Vancouver’s diverse communities

A six-week, six-credit field course offered by the departments of sociology and anthropology, gives students an opportunity to work with a community organization while conducting ethnographic research.

UBC Political Scientists Discuss B.C. Election Results

UBC Political Scientists Discuss B.C. Election Results

UBC Political Scientists Gerald Baier, Kathryn Harrison, Richard Johnston, and PhD graduate Grace Lore gathered at UBC Robson Square on May 10 to discuss the uncertain results of the B.C. election.

Trump’s Travel Ban Two Months Later: Arts Scholars on Islamophobia and ‘Resistance Fatigue’

Trump’s Travel Ban Two Months Later: Arts Scholars on Islamophobia and ‘Resistance Fatigue’

Two months after Trump introduced his first ‘Muslim Ban’, some critics are concerned resistance is fading. We speak to scholars from Anthropology, English, Sociology, and the Social Justice Institute about the ban’s historical parallels and how it will impact Muslims around the world.

All Our Father’s Relations

All Our Father’s Relations

A documentary produced by UBC Arts professors and graduates explores the little known relationship between the Musqueam Nation and early Chinese migrants in British Columbia.