For SAR’s 2018-2019 Mellon Fellow John Arroyo, the hotly contested gubernatorial race in Georgia is more than just a news story passing through his feed. Since July 2016, Arroyo, the MIT-trained urban planner, has been visiting Gwinnett County, Georgia, and researching Mexican immigrant experiences in the region. Arroyo’s timely ethnographic research illustrates the importance of new perspectives based on interdisciplinary research that bridges urban planning with migration studies, Latinx studies, and urban sociology.
William Calvo-Quirós, one of SAR’s 2018-2019 Mellon Fellows, was one of three Americans invited to join 230 global participants in the World Conference on Xenophobia, Racism, and Populist Nationalism in the Context of Global Migration.
SAR is pleased to welcome six new resident scholars to our campus for nine months of research, writing, and discussion. Exploring topics that range from folk-border saints to artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled speech analysis technologies, this year’s scholars...
Sociologist Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo summarizes the research underlying the book she is writing at SAR, examining the transformation and persistence of communities in South L.A., which has seen a tremendous influx of Latino/a immigration and is no longer predominantly African-American. She focuses on three neighborhoods, on generational differences, and particularly on changing uses of public spaces such as parks.
This post introduces a new series, “SAR Fellows: In Their Own Words,” conceived as a 21st century update on the old SAR publication, “Discovery.” Fellows are each asked to write a blog post presenting the research they are writing up during their residence here this year, and are invited to enrich that post with images, links, sound files, or other multimedia content appropriate to their individual projects.
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Join SAR’s director of scholar programs, Paul Ryer, for an in-depth exploration of the continued legacy of SAR’s renowned scholar programs. During this informal conversation, Paul will also talk about[...]
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Join the editor of The House of the Cylinder Jars (UNM Press 2020) Patricia Crown (SAR’s 2019 Weatherhead fellow), along with book contributors Hannah Mattson, Cyler Conrad, and Jacque Kocer,[...]
President’s Circle Virtual Happy Hour “An Insider’s Perspective on Native Americans in Politics and Law” with June Lorenzo As members of the President’s Circle, Founders’ Society, and Legacy Circle, you are cordially invited to attend[...]
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Join author Douglas Preston and biological anthropologist, Agustín Fuentes, for a conversation about the recent study of human remains found at Roopkund, a lake high in India’s Himalayan mountain range. The[...]
President’s Circle Virtual Happy Hour “Veterans for Peace” with Michael Messner As members of the President’s Circle, Founders’ Society, and Legacy Circle, you are cordially invited to attend a Virtual Happy Hour with President Michael[...]