The web address is very long, so we've created this hyperlink
to the Public Anthropology website

The Public Anthropology website is published by Robert Borofsky, professor of anthropology at Hawaii Pacific University and director of the Center for a Public Anthropology.


UBC Okanagan students earn Public Anthropology Awards

UBC Okanagan’s Anthropology 100 course has had a big and award-winning impact internationally this fall.

Participating in the Public Anthropology Community Action project -- a major competition involving 4,000 students at 28 universities and colleges across North America -- students in the introductory course taught by Diana French, Associate Professor in Community, Culture and Global Studies, were challenged to write opinion-editorial (op-ed) pieces suitable for newspaper publication.

The op-ed features focused on the plight of the South America's Yanomami people, arguing for the return of Yanomami blood taken for research purposes in the 1960s, and currently stored in the United States. 

Papers were peer-reviewed and 19 UBC Okanagan students were among the award recipients. 


See the student opinion pieces on the Public Anthropology website.

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Jody Jacob
Assistant Communications Coordinator
Public Affairs
UBC Okanagan
Phone: 250-807-8463
Email: jody.jacob@ubc.ca