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.

Corazon de Dixie, book coverTuesday, January 26, 2016New Books by SAR Alums Published

Craig R. Janes, 2011-2012 Henry Luce Foundation Resident Scholar, has just published his latest book with SAR Press. The book is titled, Making Disasters: Climate Change, Neoliberal Governance, and Livelihood Insecurity on the Mongolian Steppe, which Janes worked on while in residence at SAR.

SAR Seminar alumnae, Holly F. Mathews and Nancy J. Burke, announce the publication of Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds. Contributors to this volume explore the transnational movement of health information, technologies, and people across borders. In addition, they look at the moral and ethical considerations of cancer treatment and research.

2011-2012 Weatherhead Fellow, Julie M. Weise, published Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910, as part of the David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History. Dr. Weise worked on completing the manuscript while here on campus at SAR. The book also features a companion website,, with primary sources for teaching.

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