Most recent items are listed at the top of each category.


  • Off the Beaten Track summer field school is in Gozo, Malta this year. Theme: Graphic Anthropology: fieldwork drawings and graphic reports. Session 1: June 5 – June 24, 2018; Session 2: July 2 – July 21, 2018; Session 3: July 29 – August 17, 2018.
  • Would you like to participate in the International Students Committee (ISC) of the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA)? The ISC recognizes the unique challenges international students face while studying at Carleton. The committee organizes to face those challenges, and creates social events, workshops, and other events of significance. Each department has at least two positions on ISC, traditionally representatives of PhDs and Masters. Interested in being a part of the ISC? Email your contact information, departmental affiliation, and level of study (MA or PhD) to Jay Ramasubramanyam at
  • Off the Beaten Track announces their Anthropological Summer Field School in Malta, Europe. The project is primarily directed toward ethnography, socio-cultural anthropology, and sociology students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Tenure-Track/Full Time Positions

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (IKBSAS) at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for two tenure-track appointments in Anthropology (Job ID numbers 30030 and 30031) at the ranks of Assistant Professor. The positions will be held in the Community, Culture and Global Studies Department. Both positions are expected to start on July 1, 2019.

Non-Tenure Track and Other Positions

2018-19 part-time teaching opportunities in Indigenous Studies and Canadian Studies, Carleton University.

2018-19 part time teaching opportunities in Sociology at Trent University’s Peterborough campus and Durham campus.

Calls for Papers/Conferences/Talks

  • The XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology: Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities, is happening in Toronto, July 15-21 2018. This is a rare opportunity to access a global network of sociology scholars in a city not far from our own. There are very many diverse sessions reflecting a broad range of sociological interests.


  • As part of its commitment to support interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the fields of Migration and Diaspora Studies, the MDS Initiative welcomes applications from new and returning students for its graduate fellowship. Value: $20,000 (scholarship). Deadline for applications to be submitted to the MDS Awards Committee ( September 17, 2018.
  • The Royal Canadian Legion awards an annual entrance scholarship of $30,000 ($15,000/year for 2 years) to a Master’s level student specializing in research related to Veterans and their families. Click here for more information.


Lectures/Courses of Interest/Research

Graduate Programs at Other Universities

Department of Anthropology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, new Ph.D. program with an emphasis on Place, Space, and Adaptation

University of Toronto Anthropology Graduate Program Brochures: Archaeology, Evolutionary, Linguistic & Semiotic, Medical, Social-Cultural

UTSA Department of Anthropology (Environmental Anthropology)

Master of Arts in Sociology Program at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo

Brock University Child and Youth Studies MA and PhD programs

Collaborative Master’s Program in Asia-Pacific Studies at the University of Toronto

Master of Arts in Global Development Studies, Queen’s University 

Graduate Studies in Anthropology, University of Victoria

PhD in Anthropology Specialization in Global Health and Medical/Psychological Anthropology, or Specialization in Globalization, Migration and International Development (SMU)

Doctoral Programs in Anthropological Archaeology (SMU)

Osgoode Hall Graduate Programs in Law