Congratulations to Marie-France Labrecque for the nomination of her book La migration saisonnières des Mayas du Yucatán au Canada at the 2017 Canada Prizes of the Federation for the Humanities and the Social Sciences.

CASCA wishes to express its condolences and solidarity with Quebec Muslim community, along the anthropology department of Université Laval

CASCA shares and supports the Canadian Association of University Teachers' stand against the ban on entry to the US for people from seven Muslim-majority countries. To read the CAUT position and sign the petition, follow this link

CASCA offers its warmest congratulations to our member Richard Borshay Lee, who has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada by the Governor General of Canada: "For his contributions to anthropology as a scholar and mentor, particularly for advancing our understanding of hunter-gatherer cultures.

Following the successful recognition of CASCA's Founding Fellows, the Executive would like to invite nominations for CASCA Fellows, to be received by March 10th.


The purpose of these Fellows is to recognize the contributions of longstanding CASCA members to the association and to anthropology in Canada. Fellows will be presented to the Association during the AGM each year. Specific nomination criteria include:

• That the nominee has been a member of CASCA for at least 15 years;

• That the nominee is not a Founding Fellow;

• That the nominee is retired or close to retirement and;

• That the nominee has a significant contribution to CASCA and anthropology in Canada.

• In addition, nominees may be an Emeritus Professor.

Please forward nominations, including a rationale and a short bio of the nominee, to the Ad Hoc committee chaired by Past-President Michel Bouchard by March 10th 2017.

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