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TILA Conference – Call for Papers

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We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2015 This Is Linguistic Anthropology (TILA) Conference for undergraduate students at the University of Toronto. This conference is an opportunity for undergraduate students working on linguistic anthropology to share and discuss their research papers with peers, graduate students, and faculty. It will also provide a valuable opportunity for undergraduate students to gain experience in conference presentations.

Submissions can address any topic or theme as long as it falls within the field of linguistic anthropology. Please send a paper abstract – maximum 350 words – to tilaconference@gmail.com by Friday, April 10, 2015. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate!

TILA Conference details:

Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: 9:00am–5:00pm
Location: St. George Campus, specifics TBA
Professor Shalini Shankar (Northwestern University) will deliver the keynote address.
Presenters will be grouped into panels depending on their papers’ topics.

Each student will have 15 minutes to present, followed by a discussion mediated by a graduate student.
Lunch and refreshments will be served.

For additional inquiries, please email tilaconference@gmail.com.


Online forensic sciences courses from Saint Mary’s University

For the 2015-2016 academic year, Saint Mary’s University is offering two exciting online forensic sciences courses. There are no pre-requisites for these courses so anyone can register!

More detailed information about the course content and syllabus can be obtained from the course instructor, Stephanie Beland, as listed on the poster.


What Can Anthropology Do For You?

UTMAS would like to invite all anthropology students to our upcoming event! It is designed to prompt students to plan for their future and learn about how their degree can improve their personal wellbeing. Explore research on campus & discover the opportunities made possible through the study of Anthropology from a number of guest speakers.




Are you a UTM anthropology student interested in getting more involved on campus, meeting new people, and making a difference? Here’s your chance!

UTMAS will be hosting elections for next year’s executive positions in the upcoming weeks. The election will be a two-step process. The first step is nominations. Nominations must be submitted by March 25th (11:59 Pm) in order to be considered for a position on next year’s executive team. Completed nomination forms should be submitted via email to nominations@utmsu.ca. Voting will start March 31st and the polls will close on April 1st. Next year’s executive team will be announced on April 2nd.

Executive positions are as follows: President, Vice President, Treasurer/Secretary, (2) Events Officers, (2) Communication Officers, Junior Representative, Senior Representative. Any student can run for any position with the exception of president which must be a returning UTMAS member. Detailed information about the positions and the responsibilities associated with them can be found in the UTMAS Constitution available on our website. If you have any questions about the process please feel free to contact us through email or visit our office hours.

Election poster

The Amazing Race – Anthropology Style!

Register your teams today to take part in this campus wide competitive adventure! Solve clues and overcome anthropological obstacles to succeed …. or you could be eliminated!

Poster 2

Coffee Lovers Unite!

Join us tomorrow for Coffee Hour! Come out to to discuss society changes, provide feedback, suggest improvements, learn about future opportunities, and have your questions or concerns addressed.