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Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology

Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology

 

The Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) is offered by the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum. The program seeks to promote broader and more effective use of museum collections in anthropological research.

This Repository and many of the materials it provides were developed with support from the National Science Foundation under award #BCS 1424029.

Contact: SIMA@si.edu

Recent Submissions

  • Jackson, Jason Baird (Indiana University and Smithsonian Institute in Museum Anthropology, 2017)
    What do curators do? What hands-on skills should a graduate student acquire in order to prepare for a career working in museums or similar cultural heritage archives? How do the theoretical debates within various humanities ...
  • Wood, W. Warner; Lurie, Nancy (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Smithsonian Institute in Museum Anthropology, 2017)
    This course is an elective for museum studies students that also meets an “advanced seminar” requirement for the Anthropology Masters and Ph.D. Graduate Programs. This course is an elective for museum studies students that ...
  • Stambach, Amy (University of Wisconsin-Madison and Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology, 2018)
    This is an undergraduate course for non-anthropology majors that fulfills a general education requirement. For many students, this is the only anthropology class they will take. The course rotates among three or four ...
  • Greene, Candace (George Washington University and Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology, 2018)
    This is a graduate seminar that meets once a week for two hours. In addition to grad students from Anthropology, there are usually students from Museum Studies and sometimes from Museum Education. Classwork with these ...