BARA News

Zedeño Participates in NSF Workshop

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.

BARA 2017 Symposium

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.

Announcing SFA’s 2017 Ethnographic Fieldschool

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

Upcoming Events, 4/14/2017 Edition

•    TODAY, April 14: Latin American Studies Lecture Series presents Dr. Jennifer Roth-Gordon, “Brazilian Lessons on Lightness and Whiteness.” Chavez 205, 1:00 p.m. More information
•    April 15: Consuelo Aguilar Walk/Run; SoA is a co-sponsor. More information

BARA and SoA at SfAAs

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.