Got Anthropology

Faculty Advisor, Dr. Mary Silcox and Director Jess Davidson

Got Anthropology is a free lecture series, open to the public. Our goals include making anthropology fun and accessible, as well as bringing new and interesting research to the greater Toronto public. We hold a talk on the second to last Wednesday of every month, at 7pm, in the Astrophysics Building, room AB107. You can visit the Got Anthro facebook page for more information, or follow us on Twitter (@GotAnthro) and Instagram (@gotanthro). More information for 2016-2017 TBA.


SCHEDULE TBA - See Below for 2015-2016 Schedule

October 27th, 2015

Rebecca Gray: Traditional Knowledge in the Canadian North: Ways of Knowing the Past, Present, and Future

November 25th, 2014

Malcolm Ramsay: From A to Zoonoses: How Disease Travel from Animals to Humans

January 27st, 2015

Aleksa AlaicaAnimals and their By-Products: More than Just Resources

February 24th, 2015

Emma YasuiConsuming the Past: The Curious Relationships between Now and Then

March 20th, 2015

Jean Chia: Who Wants to Return to That? Negotiating the Price of Modernity in Singapore

April 20th, 2015

Peter Muirhead: Uneasy Markings: Thinking Through/Around Mental Health Stigma


department of Anthropology ANNUAL speaker series


The Department of Anthropology is pleased to play host to numerous regional and subfield scholars who have made an impact in the discipline. Many of these speakers come through invitations given by the Ethnography Lab, the Colloquium Series, the Archaeological Institute of America, and the University of Toronto Archaeology Centre. The schedule for, and location of, these numerous events for 2016-2017 can be found here, and are often advertised with flyers on the doorways of the Department of Anthropology at St. George, Mississauga, and Scarborough Campuses.