Anthropology Student Forum – April 14

ASC-VIU

WHERE:  VIU Cowichan. 2011 University Way, Duncan, BC. Lecture hall.
WHEN:  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, on 14 April 2015.
WHAT:  VIU Anthropology students will be presenting on their work locally and internationally.
Special Guest: Chris Arnett, UBC PhD candidate, speaking on the issues around Grace Islet.

Refreshments provided by Cowichan Campus Student Affairs.

Admission is FREE!
Open to the all VIU Students, Faculty, and Staff* and the Public!

The forum is hosted by the Anthropology Student Club (ASC) and the Department of Anthropology. The forum gives student the chance to present on their field schools, internships, research projects they have participated in, plus more! Plus the Department of Anthropology will be presenting student awards.

Presentation sneak peek:

  • Katriona S. Auerbach will be discussing her time spent working at Omaere Ethnobotanical Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon. During this internship she worked closely with Shuar Indigenous groups and learned much about both the Shuar and Waorani cultures with an emphasis on their practical, medicinal and spiritual use of plants.
  • Vic did an internship at Cowichan Women Against Violence Society, and will be talking about working with vulnerable populations, the importance of volunteerism, and the relevance of feedback.

For more information, contact the ASC at asc.viu@gmail.com

*Students, faculty and staff may contact the ASC about carpooling.