Maria Nieves Zedeño, Professor of Anthropology, was among those invited to participate in the NSF Workshop on “Environmental History of the Great Plains” organized by K. Brosnan (University of Oklahoma, Norman) and B. Frehner (University of Missouri, Kansas City), on May 21–25, 2017.
On Thursday May 4, BARA held its annual symposium showcasing the research conducted by undergraduate BARA interns and graduate students during the 2016–2017 academic year. The BARA internship program links teams of students with local community partners who have requested assistance with different issues and problems facing their organizations.
The Annual BARA Intern Symposium will be held Thursday, May 4, 10:30 a.m.–1:30p.m. in Haury 216. The full program is available here.
Southwest Folklife Alliance is proud to announce its 2017 Ethnographic Field School, which will take place June 1–4 in Tucson. Field School participants will work in small groups with mentors for a more intensive investigation of one of the following tradition bearers:
• Carmen Baron, a costume maker and one of the 2016 SFA Master-Apprentice Artists, on the colorful costumes of Mexican Baile Folklorico
More than two dozen students, faculty, and staff from the SoA and Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA) shared their work through posters, presentations, and roundtable discussions at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Santa Fe March 28–April 1.
The Annual BARA Intern Symposium will be held Thursday, May 4, 10:30 a.m.–1:30p.m. in Haury 216. The full program will be posted by April 15. The symposium will be presented with the help of collaborators with Owl & Panther (a Tucson-based expressive arts program for refugee families) and the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.
SoA Director Diane Austin, Kevin Bulletts (BARA), Megan Sheehan (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016), Sophia Borgias (Geography Ph.D.