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Monday, June 17, 2019

Convocation 2019

Faculty of Arts Convocation Cake

The Faculty of Arts convocation occurred on June 12. See some highlights and pictures.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

In Memory of Dorothy Ellen Ayers Counts

The members of the Anthropology department were saddened to learn of the passing of one of its most distinguished and productive retired members, Dorothy Counts. The following obituary nicely captures what an extraordinary life she lived:

Dorothy Ellen Ayers Counts
08 January 1937 – 27 October 2018

Dorothy came into this world on 08 January 1937 in San Antonio, Texas, and departed on 27 October 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer’s. She made the transition easily and peacefully surrounded by the love of her family.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Robert Park's Lecture on the Franklin Shipwreck (Video)

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, Dr. Robert Park delivered an exciting public lecture in the ML Theatre of the Arts entitled, "Finding Franklin's Ships and other remnants of the 1845 Northwest Passage Expedition."

This lecture was video recorded and can now be seen on YouTube below.

 
Monday, October 20, 2014

Anthropology Students Attended BARFAA Conference

Grads and Undergrad attendees

Four graduate students and five undergraduate students, along with Prof. Liston, attended the Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association (BARFAA) meetings in Michigan, October 17-18.  

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Robert Park and the Discovery of the Erebus in the Waterloo Record

Robert Park

The Department of Anthropology's very own Dr. Robert Park and Dr. Douglas Stenton played a pivotal role in the recent historical discovery of the HMS Erebus.

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