Another PEO Scholar!

Doctoral candidate Florence Durney is a P.E.O. Scholar Award recipient! Congratulations, Florence! Like Cari Tusing, whose award we announced a few weeks ago, Florence is one of 100 doctoral students in the United States and Canada... Read more

Rosenbaum Receives CMES Funding

The UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies has awarded graduate student Rachel Rosenbaum a CMES internship funding award to offset the costs of international research and unpaid internships. This summer, Rachel will conduct fieldwork in Beirut, Lebanon for two months for her master’s thesis research. She will work with anti-xenophobia... Read more

Holliday Is Fryxell Recipient; Follows in Footsteps of Haynes

Congratulations to Professor Vance Holliday, the 2018 recipient of the Society for American Archaeology Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research! The award is presented in recognition for interdisciplinary excellence of a scientist whose research has contributed significantly to American archaeology. The... Read more

Undergrad Riley Receives Honors Study Abroad Scholarship

Alicea Riley, an undergraduate student majoring in Biological Anthropology, was recently awarded the Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship. These funds will contribute to tuition and travel costs as she attends the Slavia Field... Read more

Cotter Named Runner Up for SLA Prize

Joint (Anthropology-Linguistics) Ph.D. student William M. Cotter was recently named one of three runners up for the annual graduate student paper prize in the Society for Linguistic Anthropology. William was invited to present his paper, titled “Voicing the farmer: Moral economies and enduring inequality in the world of specialty coffee... Read more

In Memoriam: Helen Henderson

BARA and the SoA mourn the loss of former faculty member Helen Henderson, who died peacefully on Wednesday, April 12 with her husband, SoA Professor Emeritus Richard Henderson, and their twin sons, Michael and Kevin, by her side. BARA will host a symposium and memorial picnic in September, 2017; details will... Read more

Save the Date: BARA Intern Symposium

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. The symposium will be presented with the help of collaborators with... Read more

Upcoming Events, 4/21/2017 Edition

•    April 21: Graduate Center Lecture: Dr. Maribel Álvarez, “Building Coalitions and Celebrating Culture: The Southwest Folklife Alliance.” Student Union Memorial Center Kachina Lounge, 3rd Floor, 4:30–5:30 p.m. More information
•    April 26: SoA Lecture Series presents Dr. Seth Holmes.... Read more

Undergad Kennon Receives Excellence Award

Congratulations to Katelyn Kennon, who was honored with a Pillars of Excellence Award! Katelyn, a B.S. in Anthropology major with an emphasis in Human Biology, received the prestigious Pillars of Excellence Award. This award is a collaboration with the University of Arizona President’s Office, the Honors College, and the UA Bookstores to... Read more

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-... Read more