Steven Feld Senior Scholar 2016–Present Steven Feld, Senior ScholarSteven Feld, Senior ScholarSteven Feld is a filmmaker, sound artist/performer, and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emeritus at the University of New Mexico. After studies in music, film, and photography, he received the Ph.D in Anthropological Linguistics at Indiana University in 1979. From 1976 he began a research […]
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1996. Edited by Steven Feld and Keith H. Basso
In this compelling new volume, eight respected ethnographers explore and lyrically evoke the ways in which people experience, express, imagine, and know the places in which they live. Case studies range from the Apaches of Arizona’s White Mountains to the residents of backwoods “hollers” in Appalachia and the Kaluli people of New Guinea’s rainforests.
Advanced Seminars for 1993 include: Place, Expression, and Experience,
The Historical Archaeology of Capitalism, Cyborg Anthropology. Chairs include: Keith Basso, Steven Feld, Mark Leone, Parker B. Potter, Gary Lee Downey, Joseph Dumit, Sharon Traweek.
Earlier this month, the American Anthropological Association hosted the 117th annual meeting in San Jose, California. For many, the gathering is a five-day whirlwind of presentations, panels, committee meetings, awards, and social gatherings. Among the 6,000 anthropologists and related professionals in attendance, there were hundreds of SAR alumni.
The immersive film Voices of the Rainforest spans a day in the life of the Kaluli people in their Bosavi rainforest home in Papua New Guinea, highlighting the sounds of the animals, insects and natural world that the Kaluli believe speak of their ancestors.
Estate gifts provide a critical source of financial support for the School for Advanced Research. Each year, such gifts account for nearly 35% of SAR’s operating budget. Previous gifts have created SAR’s campus, endowed a Native American fellowship, funded an annual prize for scholarly writing, augmented our Indian Arts research collection, and provided general support to the School.