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Workshop Registration Form

Click on the number tab for information on each workshop. Fill out the form to the right for online registration.

All tickets are on a first come first serve basis. We reserve the right to cancel in the event that there are not enough participants to hold the workshop, if this happens fees will be refunded. Refund for cancellation requires 48 hours advance notice before the workshop start time.

Meeting Registration is required to attend any workshop.

Click on the numbers below (#1 through #7) to view the workshop descriptions and make selections.


Workshop #1


iEMBER Collaboration Workshop: Interdisciplinary Team Creation for Research in Undergraduate Biology/STEM Educational Equity

Online only

Tuesday, March 22
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (MST)

CAMPBELL-MONTALVO, Rebecca (UConn), MARCETTE, Jana (MSU-Billings), IDLEBIRD, Candice (HSSU), MCDOWELL, Gary (Lightoller LLC), MOORE, Michael (UALR), and PUCCIA, Ellen (Beta Rsch Assoc Inc)

In biology and STEM, undergraduate major persistence varies across groups. Women, minoritized racial/ethnic groups, LGBTQIA+, and additional groups are historically excluded, often facing unwelcoming environments. iEMBER is hosting a collaboration workshop to provide an opportunity for SFAA attendees (anthropologists, biologists, education researchers, and any others) to form new, interdisciplinary teams to conduct research on school and social contexts of undergraduate biology/STEM education. The workshop facilitates the creation of research teams to support sustainable change in the structure of education. Participants are eligible to submit team proposals for modest financial collaboration support later. iEMBER reimburses SfAA and workshop registration fees.


Max 25 participants


Workshop #2

Pep up Your Powerpoint with Infographics!

Online Only

Tuesday, March 22
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm MST

CHIN, Elizabeth and JIANG, Nanyi (ArtCenter Coll of Design)

This beginner level workshop will introduce participants to freely available platforms for creating a range of infographics and other imagery for use in presentations and publications. There will be a chance to practice with a simple data set, or try with your own. Learn some easy ways to communicate with visuals.


Max 25 participants


Workshop #3

Cool Anthropology: How to Engage the Public with Academic Research

Wednesday, March 23
9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST

BAINES, Kristina (CUNY Guttman & Cool Anthropology) and COSTA, Victoria (Cool Anthropology)

This workshop takes a deep dive into pathways for engaging the public with academic research- from making early relationships, to securing funding, to employing appropriate technology, to defining an audience and then engaging that audience. Participants will develop ideas based on the modalities, including virtual reality, performance art, film, and comics, as well as social media, blogs, online magazines, and classroom activities. Focusing on collaborative efforts, we will push against the exclusivity of “knowledge production” to ask how engaging communities as both producers and consumers of academic research helps to promote anthropology better and do anthropology better. Fee includes a copy of Cool Anthropology.


Max 25 participants


Workshop #4

A Career Readiness Commission Workshop: Becoming a Practicing Anthropologist: for People Seeking Non-Academic Careers

Wednesday, March 23
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm MST

NOLAN, Riall (Purdue U)

This workshop shows anthropologists (undergraduate, Master’s and PhD students as well as recent PhDs) how to prepare themselves for practice, even within a traditional anthropology program. Six areas will be covered: 1) Practice careers; 2) Practice competencies; 3) Making graduate school count; 4) Career planning; 5) Job-hunting; and 6) Job success. The workshop is three hours long.


max 25 participants


Workshop #5

Career Readiness Commission Workshop: Enhancing Your Anthropology Program’s Ability to Meet Practitioners’ Needs

Thursday, March 24
1:30 - 4:30 pm MST

HUSSAIN, Nazia (nzhResearch), BRIODY, Elizabeth (Cultural Keys LLC), and NOLAN, Riall (Purdue U)

How can training be improved to prepare practitioners? This workshop takes three of the top training needs identified by practitioners and focuses on helping instructors enhance and extend their teaching in these areas. The areas are a) methods for practitioners; b) communicating with diverse audiences; and c) articulating the value of anthropology to potential employers. Attendees will rotate through each of three discussion groups, with reference to three domains of practice: medicine and health, user experience work, and government/non-profit work. Discussion groups will include both instructors and practitioners. The workshop is three hours long.


max 20 participants


Workshop #6

Effective Teaching in Medical Schools: Translating Anthropological Knowledge to Practice

Friday, March 25
9:00 - 11:00 am MST

MARTINEZ, Iveris (CSULB), WIEDMAN, Dennis (FIU), CROWDER, Jerome (U Houston), SCOTT, Mary Alice Scott (UNM), VEGA, Rosalynn (UTRGV), and MCMULLIN, Juliet (UCR)

This workshop is designed for anthropologists engaged in medicine and other health profession education who wish to develop frameworks and concrete learning strategies for more effective teaching by translating theoretical and ethnographic knowledge in clinical contexts. This workshop will also enhance knowledge and skills of anthropology graduate students who desire work in medical education to address some of the challenges presented in translating anthropological knowledge and being effective medical educators. Faculty content experts will use a combination of brief lectures and small group activities to enable participants to create teaching materials based on their own settings and learning outcomes.


max 40 participants


Workshop #7

Cultural Consensus Analysis (SAS workshop)

Online Only

Friday, March 25
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST

GATEWOOD, John B. (Lehigh U) and LOWE, John W. (Cultural Analysis)

This five-hour workshop is an introduction to cultural consensus analysis and how to use it to study the social organization of knowledge. Topics include: the original problem that consensus analysis addresses; the “formal” versus “informal” methods and the kinds of data collections appropriate for each; the need to counter-balance items when using the informal method; using consensus analysis to study sub-cultural variation; how different distributional patterns of knowledge affect the key indicators of consensus; and number of questions needed for reliable assessments of respondent-by-respondent similarity. Discussion of recent developments with CCA and issues in participants’ own research, as time allows.


max 25 participants

Onsite Workshops

To register for onsite workshops please print this form and take it to the SfAA registration desk.

Online Workshops

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