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PRESENTING NEW PERSPECTIVES
2020 RESIDENT SCHOLARS
Join SAR online throughout the fall for dynamic presentations by our incoming fellows.

PROGRAMS BEGIN SEPTEMBER 23

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IN THE STUDIO WITH LEADING NATIVE ARTISTS

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BURSTS OF LIGHT:
Contemporary Glass Art at the IARC
An online exhibit celebrating diverse cultural heritages in hot and carved glass, and beadwork.
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EXPLORING HUMANITY. UNDERSTANDING OUR WORLD. FOR OVER 110 YEARS.
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“This is a place where ideas can flourish” — Eric S. Dobkin, SAR Honorary Director

JOIN SAR TODAY to explore a world of ideas about past and present peoples across the globe, including cultures in the Southwest.


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We steward one of the most important collections of Southwest Native American art and guide museums around the world on best practices in collaborating with source communities.
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Our Work

We support leading-edge research and study in anthropology and related disciplines in order to foster a better understanding of humankind and the critical problems we face.


Our Collection

We steward one of the most important collections of Southwest Native American art and guide museums around the world on best practices in collaborating with source communities.


Our Community

We offer symposia, salons, classes and field trips that give you a unique opportunity to meet and learn from our scholars and artists. Find out how you can get involved with our diverse, dynamic community.

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SAR Resident Scholar Colloquium Preview: Alanna Warner-Smith Examines Labor and Inequality in Nineteenth-Century New York City

SAR Resident Scholar Colloquium Preview: Alanna Warner-Smith Examines Labor and Inequality in Nineteenth-Century New York City

Join us on November 4 at 2 p.m. (MST) to hear Warner-Smith discuss “Working Hands, Indebted Bodies: The Bioarchaeology of Labor and Inequality in an Era of Progress.” She is PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Syracuse University and will be speaking as part of our fall Scholar Colloquia series. This online event is free and open to the public.

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SAR Press Top Reads: Politics and Power

SAR Press Top Reads: Politics and Power

Although almost any aspect of life can be understood as political in some way, SAR Press has chosen five books on traditionally political subjects—sovereignty, democracy, language revitalization, elections, and walls—for our latest top reads.

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Upcoming Events


Archaeologies of Empire and Imperial Formations in Conversation: What Do Ancient Empires Teach Us about the Modern World? @ Hosted online. Register below.
10:00 am
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Throughout history, much of the world’s population has lived under imperial rule. Although scholars do not always agree on when and where the roots of imperialism lie, most would agree[...]
SAR Artists Live on Instagram Anne Ray Intern Takeover with Emily Santhanam @ SAR's Instagram page
4:00 pm
Tune in on Wednesday, December 2nd for part two of the Anne Ray intern takeover of our SAR Artists Live series. Join us as we jump behind-the-scenes of our internship program and learn more about[...]
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Annual President's Circle Event: A Virtual Winter Party - An Immersive Journey to the Andean Highlands of Peru @ Hosted online - Registrants will be sent a Zoom link to participate
5:00 pm
Join us for an evening of sound, sights, and taste from the Andean Highlands, “Re-Sounding Ancient Chavín: A Virtual Archaeoacoustical Tour.” Take a virtual trip to the Andean highlands with SAR’s 2016-17 Weatherhead fellow and[...]
Online Salon: Recognition in Unexpected Places: The Yaqui Indians and the 89th Wenner-Gren International Symposium with Nicholas Barron @ Hosted online. Register below.
2:00 pm
In November of 1981, an assortment of academics gathered in Tucson, Arizona for the 89th Wenner-Gren International Symposium. Organized in collaboration with the newly federally recognized Pascua Yaqui Tribe and local anthropologists, the symposium promised a[...]
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Messages + Monuments: Perspectives on Collective Memories Support provided in part by the Continuous Pathways Foundation. The School for Advanced Research and the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture are[...]
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beyond Borders Symposium TEST FOR GARRET @ Hosted online | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
10:00 am
THIS CALENDAR EVENT IS A TEST PAGE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE 2020 Beyond Borders Symposium, please visit: https://sarweb.org/event/beyond-borders-symposium/    Beginning in the summer of 2020, the School of Advanced Research (SAR), in collaboration[...]

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