News and events

Saturday November 16: RBCM - Bridging Victoria

Bridging Victoria: Stories from the Archaeological Past Saturday, November 25th 11am-2pm This free pop-up event will showcase three never-before-exhibited local archaeology collections. Handle artifacts and learn what bottles and ceramics from Chinatown, woodworking from the old Songhees Village (Esquimalt), and military objects from the depths of Esquimalt harbour can add to our knowledge of the past. The exhibit will also include incredibly preserved organic material like leather shoes and basketry — rare and invaluable finds in archaeology! Students (ANTH 392 and ANTH 485) from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria will present interactive, digital and hands-on storytelling to engage visitors of all ages in thinking about what’s underfoot in Victoria and how archaeology can add to our understandings of the diverse communities who have transformed the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

November 28: Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture - Dr. Sabrina Doyon

Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture Dr. Sabrina Doyon Professor, Department of Anthropology Laval University, Québec Drifting Conservation? Navigating Between Environmental Exploitation and Protection on the St. Lawrence River Tuesday, 28 November | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Cornett Building, Room B129 Presented by the Anthropology Department All welcome

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