Monday, November 25, 2013

CMA Award Winners at the AAA 2013 Meetings

(photos to come soon!)

CMA 2013 Lifetime Achievement/Distinguished Service Award

Nancy Parezo : The first recipient of this new CMA award is Dr. Nancy Parezo, Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona and Curator of Ethnology at the Arizona State Museum. Dr. Parezo has a long and distinguished career of scholarship, museum work and mentorship. Parezo’s work has helped shape a new generation of museum anthropology scholarship.

CMA Student Travel Awards

Emma-Louise Knight (U Toronto). A recent MA and currently a research assistant at Toronto, Knight is presenting a paper entitled "Repatriation Revisited: Contemporary Meanings of the Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch Collection."

Catherine Nicols (ASU). A PhD candidate at ASU, Nichols is organizing a session entitled Museum
Methodologies & Collaborations: Papers in Honor of Nancy J. Parezo (Friday, November 22, 2013), and giving a paper entitled "Designating Duplicates: How Curators Chose Museum Objects to Give or Keep."

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