Advanced Seminars

1995

SARMay 7–11, 1995Every Picture Tells a Story: Visual Anthropology at the CrossroadsCo-chaired by Jay Ruby, Temple University and Paul Stoller, West Chester University
August 2005 Advanced SeminarAugust 13–17, 1995The Evolution of Behavioral OntogenyCo-chaired by Jonas Langer, Department of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley; Michael L. McKinney, Department of Geology, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; and Sue Taylor Parker, Department of Anthropology, Sonoma State UniversityA diverse group of participants, ranging from biological anthropologists and evolutionary biologists to psycholinguists, cognitive neuroscientists, and comparative and developmental psychologists, gathered for a week of discussion on the evolution of human cognitive development.
SAROctober 8–12, 1995History in Person: The Mutual Constitution of Endemic Struggles and Enduring IdentitiesCo-chaired by Begoña Aretxaga, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University; Dorothy Holland, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Jean Lave, Graduate School of Education, University of California at Berkeley All over the world there are places where social relations and the persons situated in them are disputed, unsettled, unresolved, "unfinished." This seminar examined the relationships between these enduring social struggles and the identities that are forged in them.
SAROctober 29–November 2, 1995Nursing Home EthnographyChaired by Philip B. Stafford, Senior Health Services, Bloomington, IN, HospitalTen scholars, all of whom have conducted ethnographic research in nursing homes, gathered at the School in the fall of 1995 to develop a cultural model of the nursing home institution.
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