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November 22, 2016

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November 21, 2016

aWhile a doctoral student at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Minghao Lin received a Dissertation Fieldwork Grant in 2012 to aid research on "The Origin and Early History of Oxen Plowing in China," supervised by Dr. Preston Miracle. In 2015 Dr. Lin received an Engaged Anthropology Grant to aid engaged activities on "The Early History of Cattle Traction in North China".

November 7, 2016

aWe’re pleased to announce the U.S. Premiere of Wenner-Gren Foundation’s Fejos Fellow Roger Canals’ film, A Goddess in Motion at the Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival.

Screenings are followed by Q&A with Kathryn S. Oths and Roger Canals.

DATE: November 19, 2016, 1:20 PM
LOCATION: Minneapolis Convention Center, Auditorium 2 (SVAA Film Festival at the AAAs)

November 7, 2016

aWe are pleased to present a trailer and abstract for Dr. Harjant Gill who received a Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship to aid filmmaking on Sent Away Boys.

Sent Away Boys will be making its U.S. premier this November at the Society for Visual Anthropology’s Film Festival at the AAA meetings in Minneapolis, MN.

Screening will be followed by Q & A with Harjant Gill.

 

DATE: November 16th, 2016, 10:30AM

LOCATION: Minneapolis Convention Center, Auditorium 2 (SVAA Film Festival at the AAAs)

November 2, 2016

aDouglas V. Armstrong is a Professor of Anthropology at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. In 2012 he received a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant to aid research on "Archaeological Investigation of Early Transformations on Barbadian Plantations". In 2014 Dr. Armstrong received an Engaged Anthropology Grant  to aid engaged activities on "Archaeology of the Shift to Sugar and Slavery in Barbados: Public Interpretation".