SFA’s monthly Culture & Society Learning Exchange presents: A Screening and Discussion of Food, Water and Traditional Knowledge in Arid Lands April 23, 2017 ... [Continue Reading]
SFA’s monthly Culture & Society Learning Exchange presents: ISLAM 101: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask April 30, 2017 ... [Continue Reading]
Join us June 1 - 4 to explore contemporary culture and heritage traditions in Tucson, Arizona! Culture and heritage lies within every nook and cranky of Tucson's ... [Continue Reading]
We are excited to share notes from the field. As folklorists we are always exploring, observing, asking questions, synthesizing, and delighting in culture and heritage. We’ll be sharing our observations and discoveries on occasion in SFA Field Notes.
Norine Dresser is a folklorist, author, and educator. She received a BA in anthropology and an MA in folklore and mythology, both from UCLA, and taught for 20 years at California State University, Los Angeles. She has written books and articles and for eight years wrote a column in the Los Angeles Times called “Multicultural […]
Douglas, Arizona is a town of nearly 17,000 on the U.S.-Mexico border. Like other border communities, it faces the challenges of limited resources, a dying mining industry, and stigmas associated with drug trafficking and related violence. The town’s mayor, Robert Uribe, 32, is the youngest and only Afro-Latino to ever serve in the role. Born […]