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 Chelsi West Ohueri, Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, University of Texas, Austin, and SAR’s 2021 Weatherhead fellow. In a moment of intense worldwide racial reckoning, Ohueri’s research[...]
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Join author Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo for a virtual book talk on the recent publication: South Central Dreams: Finding Home and Building Community in South L.A. (co-authored with Manuel Pastor). NYU[...]
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Political Subjectivities in Times of Crisis: Nostalgic Narratives of Disorder and Disinterest among Working-Class Families in Brazil M. Benjamin Junge, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, SUNY New Paltz, and SAR’s[...]
Tewa Pathways from Tsankawi to Pojoaque October 7, 2021 Cost per person: $150 (Includes a $25 tax-deductible donation to SAR) To register for this trip click here. Study Leader: Joseph “Woody” Aguilar Tsankawi is one of[...]
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Join Alisse Waterston and Charlotte Hollands, an anthropologist-writer and an artist-anthropologist, for a presentation reflecting their extraordinary collaboration in the making of the graphic novel, Light in Dark Times: The[...]
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT “God knows how long we will remain here”: Cristero Longing and Activism in Los Angeles during the Cristero Rebellion and La Segunda, 1926–1936 Andy Aguilera, PhD candidate, Department of History, University of[...]
President’s Circle Virtual Happy Hour “Remembering the History of American Indian Boarding Schools” with Brenda J. Child As members of the President’s Circle and Legacy Circle, you are cordially invited to attend a Virtual Happy[...]
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT At the Altar, On the Table: Interpreting Religion and Everyday Life in a Seventeenth-Century New Mexico Mission Klinton Burgio-Ericson, postdoctoral fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, and SAR’s 2021[...]