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December 2017 Newsletter

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The ASA wishes you good luck on all your finals, and a happy holiday season! We have a couple end of term announcements:
1. The Department’s Professionalization Committee is excited to announce a forthcoming event for students and faculty working in Indigenous studies
within the Anthropology Department on Friday January 12th 2018.
The event will feature alumni guest speakers at various career stages and
spanning: Socio-cultural Linguistic, Evolutionary, Archeology and Medical
Anthropology fields. We have asked speakers to share both their own experiences, and reflections on the challenges and opportunities for anthropology graduates contemplating careers working with Indigenous people/s in the current social and political context, post-TRC. The event will include the opportunity to network and mingle with the guest speakers.
For further information, please contact Coordinator Elisabeth Feltaous
(, or Dr. Krista Maxwell at on behalf of the Professionalization Committee.

*Registration is required! Please use the link:*
Date: Friday, January 12, 2018
Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Multi-Faith Centre, Multi-Purpose Room & Harvest Noon.

2. The ASA office hours will be variable throughout exam period, and closed during the holidays. However, we will be back open on a regular schedule in January.
3. Please feel free to send us an email or Facebook message if you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions (e.g. ideas for exam destressors, anyone?).
4. Paleoanthropology Field School
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We will be holding a bunch of new events in the next semester, so make sure to keep an eye out for those! In the meantime, happy holidays!
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