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Anthropology

This research guide has been designed to help students, faculty and researchers in Anthropology access and utilize relevant resources available through UBC Library.

Video at UBC Library

UBC Library provides access to many films. Films are available on DVD, VHS and streamed online. UBC Vancouver faculty, staff and students can book UBC Library videos, films or DVDs for individual use or for classroom presentation on a specific date.  Instructions on how to place a Media Booking request are available here. UBC Okanagan faculty, staff and students can book UBC Library videos, films, or DVDs by contacting media.ok@ubc.ca

Video and Film

Images

    - The Medical Images and Multimedia Guide lists resources of interest to physical and medical anthropologists. 

Ethnomusicology and Spoken Word Streaming Resources

The following are links to online Ethnomusicology audio/video collections:

Anthropology Podcasts

  • This Anthro Life 
    Crowdsourcing the human condition to inspire communication, foster wonder and generate empathy. 
  • Anthropological Airwaves
    American Anthropologist's flagship podcast, exploring the craft of anthropology in all of its forms. 
  • AnthroPod  
    Podcast from the Society for Cultural Anthropology, a section of the AAA. 
  • AnthroTalks
    ​An audio extravaganza on the magical mundaneness of everyday life. Designed by practicing anthropologists, and supported by the National Association for Practicing Anthropologists, this show celebrates diversity of thought, culture and practices.
  •  Anthropologist on the Street 
    Each week Anthropologist on the Street Dr. Carie Little Hersh invites another anthropologist or cultural expert to illuminate the hidden ideas, practices, and power dynamics that make our lives both familiar and strange.
  • Speaking of Race
    "How did race become such a flashpoint in modern society, and why does it remain contentious in our genomic age?" In this first-of-its-kind transdisciplinary podcast, biological anthropologist Jim Bindon joins with cultural anthropologist Lesley Jo Weaver and historian of science Erik L. Peterson to explore our species' centuries long debate over how to define physiological and psychological difference, and why it continues to matter today.
  • The Familiar Strange
    A blog, A podcst. Here to make what anthropologists know and do familiar.
  • A Story of Us
    Explore the human experience through the eyes of graduate students at Ohio State University's Department of Anthropology