2011 methods mall now online

The 2011 Anthropology Methods Mall is online. This site has info about five, NSF-supported opportunities for methods training in cultural anthropology.

1. Now in its seventh 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 2011 at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina

2. Now in its 16th 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 2011 course runs from July 17–August 6 at the Duke University Marine Laboratory.

3. Now in its seventh year, the SFTM (Summer Field Training in Methods) program in Bolivia is open to graduate students in cultural anthropology. This course involves five weeks of fieldwork in the Bolivian Amazon from June 8-July 13.

4. Now in its third 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 27 – July 22, 2011.

5. The WRMA (Workshops in Research Methods in Anthropology) program offers one-day workshops in conjunction with national meetings of anthropologists.

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