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This page is designated to inform and provide tentative details about upcoming events presented by the UTMAS. It is also designed to allow students to post their feedback, suggestions or concerns they may have regarding the events. Be sure to check our homepage for regular updates and event listings for the month.

Be sure to check out our Facebook Page for photos from previous events!



List of Upcoming Events

October

  1. Fall Campus Day
    Description: Fall Campus Day is a day which UTM will be open to public. UTMAS will be tabling with faculties from the Department of Anthropology to provide insight and share experiences  on anthropology to prospective students.
    Date:  Oct 22
    Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
    Location: TBA
  2. UTMSU Halloween Carnival
    Description: This is a collaborative event with the UTM Student Union and other societies and clubs on campus. It will provide a fun opportunity increase student awareness of the anthropology society and department.
    Date:  Monday Oct 23
    Time: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
    Location: Student Centre
  3. UTMSU Halloween Haunted House
    Description: This is a collaborative event with the UTM Student Union and other societies and clubs on campus. This year, UTMAS is teaming up with Forensic Society to bring the scariest Haunted House experience! It will provide a fun opportunity increase student awareness of the anthropology society and department.
    Date:  Wednesday Oct 25
    Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
    Location: Presentation Room
  4. AGO Trip
    Description: This event is a collaboration with the Department of Visual Studies Student Society (DVSSS) and the Historical Studies Society (HSS). Tickets are $13 for entrance into the Guillermo del Toro exhibit, the Aimia photography prize exhibition, and the Mark Lewis: Canada exhibit, as well as the main exhibition areas. Tickets can be purchased from participating society executives during office hours (find ours here). A bus will be taking everyone from UTM to the AGO at 12:45PM the day of the event, and will bring everybody back at 5:30PM. All the information can be found on the AGO Trip’s event page.
    Date: Friday Oct 27
    Time: 12:45PM – 5:30PM
    Location: The Art Gallery of Ontario

November

  1. Graduate School Information Session 
    Description: This event is aimed at students who are considering applying for graduate school. Professors and anthropology graduates will provide students with the information they need to apply with confidence.
    Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Location: TBA
  2. ROM Friday Night Live
    Description: This event is a unique social opportunity for anthropology students to interact with like-minded peers in an informal setting. This event is designed to allow students an occasion to de-stress for upcoming exams in the presence of various exhibits within The Royal Ontario Museum.
    Date: Nov 24 – Chic
    Time: 7:00pm – 12:00am
    Location: The Royal Ontario Museum

January

  1. Movie Night (more information TBA)
  2. Trivia Night (more information TBA)

February

  1. Valentine’s Day Card Sale
    Description: UTMAS will be selling unique hand-crafted anthropology themed Valentine’s day cards. By doing so, the anthropology society hopes to increase awareness of the discipline and its cause while raising funds for future student opportunities.
    Date: TBA
    Time: During office hours and tabling hours
    Location: HSC 378 and in Student Centre
  2. Student Field School Symposium
    Description: This event provides students who attended an anthropological field school during the summer or previous terms to present on their experience in the field. This event will provide other students with an overview of relevant field schools for them to potentially become involved with in their undergraduate career.
    Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Location: Spiegel Hall
  3. Anthropology FSG (Study Sessions) – ANT101
    Description: These events will be run in conjunction with the Academic Skills Center. Many of our executive members can offer their expertise on taking the course and help student with course quizzes, tests, and their final exams by providing learning strategies and approaches.
    Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Location: TBA
  4. Anthropology Day
    Description: As part of a celebration of anthropology, we will be tabling and sharing information about the discipline. More information TBA
    Date: Feb 15
    Time: TBA
    Location: TBA

March

  1. Anthropology Undergraduate Conference 
    Description: This event is held so that those who completed an independent study, internship or paid work study position can present their experience and research to their fellow students. By doing so, it educates their peers in the most recent anthropological research as well as highlights opportunities for study in the future. This event will also provide students with the tools and ideas necessary to consider different future careers within anthropology. It is designed to prompt students to plan for their future and learn about how their degree can improve their personal wellbeing.
    Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Location: TBA
  2. Anthropology FSG (Study Sessions) – ANT101
    Description: These events will be run in conjunction with the Academic Skills Center. Many of our executive members can offer their expertise on taking the course and help student with course quizzes, tests, and their final exams by providing learning strategies and approaches.
    Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Location: TBA
  3. UTMAS Executive Committee Elections 
    Description: UTMAS will be hosting elections for next year’s executive positions.
    Nomination Submission: TBA
    Candidate Meeting: TBA
    Campaigning: TBA
    Voting: TBA
    Results: TBA
    Locationonline

April

  1. Anthropology FSG (Study Sessions) – ANT101
    Description: These events will be run in conjunction with the Academic Skills Center. Many of our executive members can offer their expertise on taking the course and help student with course quizzes, tests, and their final exams by providing learning strategies and approaches.
    Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Location: TBA

 

Past Events

September

  1. Welcome Week
    A gathering of clubs to get students involved on campus.
  2. UTMAS Executive Committee Elections 
    Elections for UTMAS’s Executive Positions for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  3. Faculty “Speed Dating”
    2-5 minutes with UTM’s Anthropology Faculty where students learned more about their instructors’ research, travels, and general interests. This event is meant to provide an informal environment for students to interact with their instructors.
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