Sunday, December 21, 2014

2015 workshops for graduate students and faculty

The 2015 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. SCRD (Short Course on Research Design. For social, behavioral and economic scientists with the Ph.D.)
  3. SIRD (Summer Institute on Research Design. For graduate students)
  4. EFS (Ethnographic Field School. For graduate students)
  5. SIMA (Smithsonian Institution Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology. For graduate students)
  6. WRMA (Conference Workshops on Research Methods in Anthropology. For all anthropologists)
  7. SCRD (Short Course on Research Design. For those with the Ph.D.)
  8. RMA-online (Research Methods in Anthropology-Online. Fee-based courses on research methods in anthropology. Open to undergraduates, graduates, and professionals. May be taken for or without university credit.)

Short Courses on Research Methods

Now in its eleventh year, the SCRM (Short Courses on Research Methods) program is for cultural anthropologists who already have the Ph.D. Three five-day courses are offered during summer 2015 at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina.

  • Text Analysis (Instructors: Amber Wutich and Elizabeth Krause) July 13-17, 2015.
  • Statistics in Ethnographic Research (Instructors: Daniel Hruschka and David Nolin) July 20-24, 2015.
  • Cultural Domain Analysis (Instructors: H. Russell Bernard and Rosalyn Negrón) July 27-31, 2015.

Apply now to the Short Courses on Research Methods. The deadline is March 1, 2015.

Short Course on Research Design

Beginning this year, the SCRD is an intensive, five-day course on research design and proposal writing. This course will be held July 20-24, 2015 at the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, North Carolina and is open to social scientists who have the Ph.D. Members of underserved groups are encouraged to apply for this course. Instructors: Jeffrey Johnson, Christopher McCarty, Kirk Johnson, and John Sonnett.

Apply now to the Short Course on Research Design. The deadline is March 1, 2015.

Apply now to the Summer Institute on Research Design. The deadline is March 1, 2015.

Summer Institute on Research Design

Now in its 20th 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 2015 course runs from July 13-August 1, 2015 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, 2015.

EFS

Now in its third year, the EFS exposes students to the complete chain of research, from posing theoretically compelling questions to identifying the most appropriate methods of data collection and conducting preliminary analysis in the field. The school is conducted in collaboration with community partners from the Health Equity Alliance of Tallahassee (HEAT). In 2015, the field school will take place June 28-August 1, in Tallahassee, FL. Directors: Clarence Gravlee and Sarah Szurek.

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 22-July 17, 2015. Director: Candace Greene, plus visiting lecturers.

Apply now to the Smithsonian Institution Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology. The deadline is March 1, 2015.

Workshops on 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 2014-2015.

Research Methods in Anthropology-Online

RMA-online (Research Methods in Anthropology-Online) offers fee-based courses on research methods in anthropology. These courses were developed with support from  and are partially underwritten by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The next set of courses will be offered during summer 2015 and are open to undergraduates, graduates, and professionals. May be taken for or without university credit.

Click HERE for full information about the courses in the RMA-Online program, and application forms.

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