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May 29, 2014

New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future, The 14th Biennial Symposium of the Textile Society of America

The symposium will explore change and innovation in textiles in the past while looking at... Read more.

May 15, 2013

Call for Papers—Textile Society of America’s 14th Biennial Symposium

New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future Los Angeles, California, September 10–14, 2014 TSA’s... Read more.

April 4, 2013

Textiles Close Up: Indonesia at the Yale University Art Gallery,
May 16, 2013

Join curator and TSA member Dr. Ruth Barnes for an exclusive day-visit to the Yale... Read more.

January 15, 2013

The Textile Society of America—Study Tour—Textiles of the Lowcountry—Charleston and Savannah—Collecting, Preserving, and Narrating

Join TSA on a unique study tour of the Lowcountry, a 200-mile stretch of coastal... Read more.

October 6, 2012

The Textile Society of America—Study Tour Mexico—The Oaxacan Highlands

Weaving, sericulture, natural dyeing, indigenous culture, colonial cities and small villages. February 23–March 2, 2013... Read more.

May 28, 2012

In Memoriam, Jilma Marshall

We are sad to learn of the death of Jilma Marshall, an avid member of the... Read more.

April 18, 2012

Textiles and Politics—Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for “Textiles and Politics,” the Textile Society of America’s 13th Biennial... Read more.

January 20, 2012

5th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference

5th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference, Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications, October 19–20, 2012,... Read more.

November 26, 2011

Former SWAA Board Chair On the Road

Bill Fairbanks, former SWAA Board Chair and Professor Emeritus at Cuesta College, continues his walk... Read more.

February 3, 2011

Second Edition: Life and Death Matters: Human Rights, Environment, and Social Justice

By Barbara Rose Johnston (Center for Political Ecology), Left Coast Press, 2011, ISBN 9781598743395, 487... Read more.

January 10, 2011

Visual Anthropology at Chico

CSU Chico Assistant Professor Brian Brazeal has obtained a grant from the National Science Foundation’s... Read more.

June 10, 2010

Publication: Believing in Belfast: Charismatic Christianity after the Troubles

By Liam D. Murphy (CSU Sacramento), Carolina Academic Press, 2010, ISBN 9781594607288 1594607281, 324 pages.... Read more.

May 6, 2010

SWAA Past President Erin Stiles Honored

University of Nevada, Reno professor and SWAA Past President Erin Stiles was honored with an... Read more.

March 25, 2010

Interesting Article: “Why I Attend Small Conferences”

Kevin Brown explains the advantages of going to smaller, regional conferences in a “Career Advice”... Read more.

December 22, 2009

Publication: An Islamic Court in Context: An Ethnographic Study of Judicial Reasoning

By Erin Stiles (University of Nevada, Reno), Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, ISBN 0230617409, 9780230617407, 256 pages.... Read more.

November 20, 2009

Final Report on Army HTS Program

The AAA's Commission on the Engagement of Anthropology with the US Security and Intelligence Communities... Read more.

March 10, 2009

Publication: American Counterinsurgency: Human Science and the Human Terrain

By Roberto J. González (San José State University), The University of Chicago Press, 2009, ISBN... Read more.