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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.

Dawn Dark Mountain. Monday, May 22, 2017SAR Native Artist Fellows’ Work Accessioned into New York Museum

The School for Advanced Research congratulates 2015 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow Dawn Dark Mountain and 2016 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow Luanne Redeye on having their work accessioned into the New York State Museum collections. In fiscal year 2017, five out of eight innovative new works added to New York State Museum’s contemporary art collection this year were created by these two formidable artists.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017NEW VIDEO: Polly Schaafsma lecture on Rock Art and Pueblo Shields now available online 
Lera BoroditskyTuesday, May 2, 2017How the Languages We Speak Shape The Ways We Think: SAR Lecture Series Continues To have a second language is to have a second soul, said Charlemagne around 800 AD. Each language has its own cognitive toolkit, says psychologist/linguist Lera Boroditsky. The question of whether the languages we speak shape the ways we think has been at the center of controversy for centuries, and with good reason. The School for Advanced Research is pleased to welcome Dr. Boroditsky on May 18, 2017, for How the Languages We Speak Shape the Ways We Think, part of its Public Lecture Series, Crossing Global Frontiers, at 6:30 p.m. at James A. Little Theatre.
Monday, May 1, 2017NEW VIDEO: John Neito-Phillips Membership Lecture on "Hispano Homeland or Fantasy Heritage?" is available online 


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