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SAR Indian Arts Research Center staff members reflect on their favorite pieces from the collections. Read about the basket selected by IARC registrar Jennifer Day.
The School for Advanced Research and the profession of anthropology mourn the passing on September 8 of Sally Engle Merry, who at the time of her death was the Silver Professor of Anthropology at New York University. Prior to her NYU appointment, she served on the faculty of Wellesley College for many years.
Alex Blanchette was SAR’s 2012–2013 Weatherhead resident scholar, co-organizer of the 2016 Advanced Seminar “How Nature Works,” and co-editor of How Nature Works: Rethinking Labor on a Troubled Planet, published by SAR Press in 2019. SAR recently spoke with him about his new book and the effects of COVID-19 on the meatpacking industry.
We are pleased to announce SAR’s 2020–2021 resident scholars. Fellows develop their work on our unique campus, which provides a combination of solitude, freedom from institutional responsibilities, and lively exchange of ideas.
The School for Advanced Research (SAR) joins the community in mourning the loss of longtime friend, supporter, SAR board member (1969–1989) and former board chair Daniel T. “Bud” Kelly, Jr., who passed away on August 18, 2020, at the age of ninety-nine. Bud was directly involved in the evolution of SAR during some of its most transformative years.
SAR Welcomes New 2020 Board Members: Perspectives from the Arts, Law, Academics, and Business Community
The School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is pleased to welcome five new members to the board of directors: Helen Brooks, Elizabeth Glassman, June Lorenzo, Rick Vaughan, and Scott Waugh.