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Smithsonian Science How Text Chat with Archaeologist Bill Fitzhugh about His Job Studying Culture and Climate Change in the Arctic

Thursday, October 12, 2017
11:00 am

Chat with Dr. Bill Fitzhugh about his job as the Director of the Arctic Studies Center at the National Museum of Natural History. 

Prepare your students by viewing the Smithsonian Science How video archive of Bill’s webcast, Culture and Climate Change in the Arctic...

Smithsonian Science How Text Chat with Archaeologist Bill Fitzhugh about His Job Studying Culture and Climate Change in the Arctic

Thursday, October 12, 2017
2:00 pm

Chat with Dr. Bill Fitzhugh about his job as the Director of the Arctic Studies Center at the National Museum of Natural History. 

Prepare your students by viewing the Smithsonian Science How video archive of Bill’s webcast, Culture and Climate Change in the...

Science on a Sphere

Friday, October 13, 2017
1:00 pm

Dive into dynamic visualizations on "Science on a Sphere" to explore the connections between the ocean, climate, and human activity.  Hear how communities are making a difference.

Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: The Feast and The Ax Fight

Friday, October 13, 2017
2:30 pm

The Feast (1970, 29 min., Vebezuela) and The Ax Fight (1975, 30 min., Venezuela) by Timothy Asch and Napoleon Chignon.

Shot in 1968 and 1971 respectively, in southern Venezuela, these two films are part of the Yanomamo series. The Feast chronicles the ceremonial, social, economic, and political nature of communal feasting, while The...

Science on a Sphere

Sunday, October 15, 2017
1:00 pm

Dive into dynamic visualizations on "Science on a Sphere" to explore the connections between the ocean, climate, and human activity.  Hear how communities are making a difference.

Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: Cochengo Miranda

Friday, October 20, 2017
2:30 pm

Cochengo Miranda (1974, 53 min., Argentina) by Jorge Prelorán.

The film is a portrait of Cochengo Miranda, who at the time had lived on the Pampas of Central Argentina for over 30 years.  The film explores this itinerant singer and ranch hand's past and family life, and in doing so explores the toil of transculturation.  Discussion to follow the film.

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