Re: Field Schools in Mexico

travis jackson (tjackson@UNM.EDU)
Wed, 22 Feb 1995 11:27:36 -0700

On Wed, 22 Feb 1995, Robert Johnson wrote:

How do you correlate the desire to study Mexican anthropology, which
includes the indigenous people's struggles in Chiapas, with violating
human rights? I can think of no better resource than to understand how
terrible the situation is there. The request was simply for suggestions
as to field work, not an attack on the people of Chiapas.

Travis J.

> How do you justify doing anthropological field schooling in Mexico
> with its growing human rights abuses? Does Chiapas mean anything
> to you?
> On Tue, 21 Feb 1995, B.P. Trono wrote:
> > Greetings
> >
> > I am hoping to participate in a field school in Mexico this summer. I am
> > a third year cultural anthro student with a keen interest in all aspects of
> > Mexican culture. Ideally I would like to become familiar with some aspect
> > of Mexican culture through a course in ethnography as well as continue
> > formal Spanish language training.
> >
> > If you are aware of a field school that fits this description please
> > forward any relevant information to Bruce Trono, u9140773@muss.cis.
> >
> >
> > Thank you.
> > Bruce
> >