Luis Carlos successfully hosted a visiting media scholar from Mexico the week of October 30th. Misael Josué Marín Sánchez (Coordinator of undergrad Degree in Cinematographic Studies, School of Performing Arts of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico) provided several workshops in Scottsdale, Tucson, Rio Rico, Nogales and Sonora, Mexico. The media workshops focused both on technical skills and storytelling techniques.
After Sherrie Stewart lost her sight, she learned to use a screen-reader so she could work on a computer. In this short video, Sherrie describes the experience of using an assistive device to access online course content. 1 minute 29 seconds. (click on video to play)
The event will take place over two days on Nov. 2 and 3 in the ENR2 Haury lecture hall, and we'll have panels of our alumni from our Literature, Law & Policy, Education, and Natural Resource Management areas who will talk about how they are using their AIS degrees as they work in Indian Country. We'll also include our alumni as we consider the next 35 years of American Indian Studies at the U of A.