Richard I. Ford

2015, October 18–22
Puebloan Societies: New Perspectives Across the SubfieldsAdvanced SeminarPuebloan Societies: New Perspectives Across the SubfieldsThis seminar’s purpose was to address Puebloan social formations of the past and present from a variety of comparative perspectives using a four-field anthropological approach, and to reconnect the currently disjointed anthropological sub-fields, especially archaeology and ethnology, and to develop new perspectives on Puebloan social societies.
1980, March 3–7
Advanced SeminarOrigins of Plant Husbandry in North America
1978–1979
Weatherhead Resident ScholarEthnobotany of the Tewa
1977
Explanation of Prehistoric ChangeSAR Press PublicationExplanation of Prehistoric Change

What is change? What is stability? How and why does each occur? Can they be predicted? The contributors discuss these questions and others about the nature of change through diverse case studies from Hawaii, Midwestern America, the American Southwest, Iran, and the Teotihuacan Valley in Mexico.

1976, December 6–10
Advanced SeminarSystematic Research Collections in Anthropology: An Irreplaceable National Resource
1972
New Perspectives on the PueblosSAR Press PublicationNew Perspectives on the Pueblos

This volume, the result of an advanced seminar at the School of American Research, takes a fresh look at Pueblo Indian culture, with chapters on everything from language to religion, prehistory, ecology, and from literature to music.



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