Friday, April 25, 2014

2014 workshops for graduate students and faculty

The 2014 Anthropology Methods Mall is online with information about four, NSF-supported opportunities for methods training in cultural anthropology.

  1. SCRM (Short Courses on Research Methods. For those with the Ph.D.)
  2. SIRD (Summer Institute on Research Design. For graduate students)
  3. SIMA (Smithsonian Institution Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology. For graduate students)
  4. WRMA (Conference Workshops on Research Methods in Anthropology. For all anthropologists)

Short Courses on Research Methods

Now in its tenth year, the SCRM (Short Courses on Research Methods) program is for cultural anthropologists who already have the Ph.D. Two five-day courses are offered during summer 2014 at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina.

  • Cultural Domain Analysis (Instructors: H. Russell Bernard and Rosalyn Negrón) July 21- 25, 2014.
  • Statistics in Ethnographic Research (Instructors: Daniel Hruschka and David Nolin) July 28-August 1, 2014.

Apply now to the Short Courses on Research Methods. The deadline is March 1, 2014.

Summer Institute on Research Design

Now in its 19th year, the SIRD (Summer Institute on Research Design) is an intensive, three-week course for graduate students in cultural anthropology who are preparing their doctoral research proposals. The 2014 course runs from July 14-August 1, 2014 at the Duke University Marine Laboratory. Instructors: Jeffrey Johnson, Susan Weller, H. Russell Bernard, and Amber Wutich.

Apply now to the Summer Institute on Research Design. The deadline is March 1, 2014.

Smithsonian Institution Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology

Now in its sixth year, the SIMA (Smithsonian Institution Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology) is open to graduate students in cultural anthropology and related, interdisciplinary programs (Indigenous Studies, Folklore, etc.) who are interested in using museum collections as a data source and who are preparing for research careers. The course runs from June 23-July 18, 2014. Instructors: Candace Greene, Nancy Parezo, Joshua Bell, and Gwyneira Isaac, plus visiting lecturers.

Apply now to the Smithsonian Institution Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology. The deadline is March 1, 2014.

Workshops in Research Methods in Anthropology

The WRMA (Workshops in Research Methods in Anthropology) program offers one-day workshops in conjunction with national meetings of anthropologists. See the workshops being offered for 2013-2014.

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