Islam 101: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask

SFA’s monthly Culture & Society Learning Exchange presents: ISLAM 101:  Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask April 30, 2017   2-3:30pm Southern Arizona Workspace 403 N 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ Religious traditions and beliefs are a component of cultural expression across the globe. Islam is the second-largest faith, practiced by 1.7 billion … Read more

Film and Discussion on Food, Water & Traditional Knowledge

SFA’s monthly Culture & Society Learning Exchange presents: A Screening and Discussion of Food, Water and Traditional Knowledge in Arid Lands April 23, 2017 2-3:30pm The Loft Cinema 3233 East Speedway Boulevard | Tucson, AZ This short film highlights multigenerational, community-based, and culturally embedded models of food and water sustainability in arid lands from practitioners … Read more

SFA hosts author Jeff Chang

Jeff Chang

Join the Southwest Folklife Alliance in our inaugural 2017 “Culture & Society Learning Exchange” series. A conversation with Jeff Chang Friday March 10, 2017 Time: 3:30pm- 6:00pm Admission: FREE UA Downtown, Roy Place Building 44 N. Stone Ave Suite #119 Tucson, AZ 85701 Spend an afternoon with Jeff Chang, one of the smartest voices speaking and writing … Read more

Fellowship to Study Nogales Produce Industry

One of the most exciting areas of research in folklore  is that which we call “occupational folklore.” The website of the New York Folklore Society defines “occupational folklore” in this manner. Occupational Folklore refers to the shared knowledge held by workers within a specific occupational group, as expressed through narrative arts, shared techniques and information, … Read more

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