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The School for Advanced Research (SAR) is a dynamic environment, with artists, scholars, and staff engaged in a wide variety of exciting activities. Listed below are some recent happenings here at SAR.

Monday, February 13, 2017KSFR audio recording of our Membership Lecture by Flagg Miller now online 
Friday, February 10, 2017Two Positions Open at SAR 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017Reaffirming SAR’s Global Commitment to Scholars and Artists

February 7, 2017 - A recent executive order from the White House has temporarily closed the United States to foreign nationals from seven countries. The document also orders US embassy and consular officials to impose more stringent background checks before allowing foreign nationals to secure nonimmigrant visas that would permit them entry into the United States.

To our knowledge, this executive order has not directly affected any SAR scholars, but we fear that it will cast a shadow over our ability to fulfill SAR’s mission, which is to facilitate exchanges among scholars representing the broadest possible range of perspectives and nationalities, thereby helping to enrich our communities and our understanding of human societies across the globe.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017SAR launches Latino Studies Initiative

The president of the School for Advanced Research (SAR), Michael F. Brown, is pleased to announce the launch of a new program focused on Latino studies.

Monday, January 9, 2017The Indian Arts Research Center is pleased to announce its 2017 Speaker Series, 110 Years at SAR: Preservation, Policy, and Thought Leadership.

2017 marks the 110th anniversary of SAR and in some respects, the goals established in 1907 continue to carry us forward today. This year’s Speaker Series explores the evolution of these ideas and the innovative ways in which SAR continues to support the intersections between indigenous thought, archaeology, anthropology, and ethics in the twenty-first century.



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