As students with a department focusing on applied anthropology, we spend a great deal
of time working outside of the class room. Here you will find videos and stories
documenting our experiences. We hope you enjoy exploring our projects as much as
we enjoyed working on them!
Anthropology of Tourism, Sustainability, and the Environment
This summer, Dr. Keri Brondo led a group of undergraduate and graduate students on
a two-week study abroad trip to Costa Rica for course on the Anthropology of Tourism.
Tourism has become a key development strategy for many countries, especially those
in the Global South, and currently accounts for the . . . More. . .
Garden in a Day: Volunteering for the Highland-Walker Memfix Event
On April 13, 2013, representatives from the University District put on an incredible
event. Highland-Walker Memfix brought local business owners and non-profits together
with students and faculty from the University of Memphis to re-imagine the busy intersection
between Highland Street and Walker Avenue. For one sunny April day, More...
Presenting Research at the 2013 SfAA Conference
The SfAA annual meeting provides a great venue for networking with fellow students
and other anthropologists. A variety of applied research is presented and it is a
great way to see what is going on nationally in your field or topic of interest.
This year we presented some of the research from our practicum on mental health in
the Memphis Latino community. More...