Participate in a members-only conversation with Chumash artist Leah Mata Fragua May 26, when she’ll discuss her art’s role in raising climate change awareness.
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In response to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, SAR has postponed, canceled, or shifted to online access for all in-person public events until further notice. We will be offering remote engagement opportunities for some programs in order to continue our commitment to providing engaging and thought-provoking perspectives from leading scholars and artists. For details on all upcoming public programs, please visit our calendar. »
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Face masks are now required in many public spaces around the country. “These are things we never thought would become a fashion necessity,” says Dorothy Grant (Haida), one of two recent SAR fellows who are uniquely positioned to help fulfill our new need for face coverings.
Almost every week brings an announcement related to the growth of open access in scholarly publishing: new studies, partnerships, and innovations. Over the past six months or so, I have begun my own experiment with open access at SAR Press and chosen one of our classic Advanced Seminar volumes to make openly available on the website: Elites, edited by George Marcus and published in 1983.
SAR Launches SAR Impacts: A New Video Series and Members-Only Conversations with Scholars and Artists
The School for Advanced Research is now highlighting the stories of its scholars and artists in a whole new way. SAR Impacts is a new video series that explores the work of one scholar or artist and showcases its impact and relevance to our world today. “The work of...
Trip participants hear from Amy Gusick, associate curator of anthropology, during a behind-the-scenes tour of the collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Photo by Kitty Leaken. “I love museums, and I love getting back behind the...
Former SAR Weatherhead fellow and director of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology Carla Sinopoli shares some of the ways she and her staff are supporting patrons during the pandemic and discusses the importance of museums at this time.
SAR Scholar-In-Residence, Nancy Owen Lewis, author of Chasing the Cure in New Mexico: Tuberculosis and the Quest for Health, shares a guest post exploring the impact of the 1918 flu in New Mexico and lessons to be learned within the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Host your next event on the beautiful SAR campus!
The SAR campus is located on 15 acres in a residential neighborhood of Santa Fe. The historic 1920s adobe buildings, designed by William Penhallow Henderson (1877-1943), are surrounded by mature trees, terraced gardens, and gravel walkways. Different venues of varying capacity are available. Selections include the historic Eric S. Dobkin Boardroom, the Boardroom Patio, the Reception Center Meeting Room, the Douglas Schwartz Seminar House Dining Room, Living Room, and Patio. Download flyer here