Archive for November, 2016

Italy Restoration Field School-2017

Session One (May 29 – June 23)
Building Restoration – Touching the Stones
Restoration of Traditional Masonry Buildings and Sketching and Analyzing Historic Buildings
(Program includes lectures and field projects*)

Archaeological Ceramics Restoration
Analysis and Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics in Italy
(Program includes lectures and workshop)

Book Bindings Restoration
The Craft of Making and Restoring Book Bindings
Introduction to the Conservation of Books and Bindings
(Program includes lectures and workshop)


Session Two (July 10 – August 4)

Paper Restoration
Restoration and Conservation of Paper in Books and Archival Documents
(Program includes lectures and workshop)

Traditional Painting Restoration
Traditional Materials, Methods of Painting and Art Restoration Issues
(Program includes lectures and workshop)

Preservation Theory and Practice in Italy
Restoration Theory, Ethics and Issues
(Program includes lectures and discussion)

*Field Projects:

Restoration of the façade of the Church of San Carlo (13th century)
Analysis of medieval buildings in San Gemini as part of an urban study of the city

Short Intersession Programs (June 24 – July 7)

Preservation Field Trip – Italy (June 25 – July 4)
A ten-day trip visiting Siena, Florence and Rome: places of cultural interest, the urban and historical development of each town, and specialized visits to places of interest to restorers.

Coexistence of Memory and Modernity – Athens (June 25 – July 6)
A twelve day visit of Athens: an exploration of the history of preservation and conservation issues facing the city led by some of the top Athenian experts in their field.

The History and Culture of Food in Italy (June 26 – July 7)
A two-week course giving an overview of the history and cultural traditions of food in Italy. The course will include lec­tures, field trips and an experimental cooking workshop.

To find out more about our program and review the syllabi, please visit our WEBSITE.

Our courses are open to students from various disciplines, both undergraduate and graduate. All lessons are taught in English.

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December First Thursday- CANCELED

We are cancelling the scheduled event for Dec. 1—-  Please come to the First Thur on January 12–to hear short presentations from our first and second year graduate students.

While we’re not going to have the talks, we are still planning a social time at Rogue Hall  at 5:30 pm (Dec. 1) and would love to see to see you there.  PSU campus,  1717 Southwest Park Ave., Portland, OR, 97201

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Five Buddhas Symposium- Dec. 3


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Qualitative research courses for Winter 2017

Here is a list of graduate-level courses in qualitative research next quarter:

  • Anth 412/ 412H/ 512: Research Methods in Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Comm 531 Qualitative Methods
  • Soc 538/638 Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
  • Soc 592 Qualitative Methods
  • SW/PSY 637, Qualitative Research Methods for Social Science Inquiry
  • WS 410/510 Feminism and Women’s Health

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Anthropology Students for Community Engagement Meeting


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Anthropology Student Association


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Advising-Anthropology Majors


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