Indigenous Visions: A Franz Boas Centennial

Conference commemorates the 100th anniversary of the publication of Franz Boas' "The Mind of Primitive Man," a treatise that drew upon Boas' studies of... (more)

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Conference commemorates the 100th anniversary of the publication of Franz Boas' "The Mind of Primitive Man," a treatise that drew upon Boas' studies of American Indians and immigrants to reject the idea that race determines ability and to present a new theory of culture for a global age. The symposium brings together scholars involved in a reevaluation of the "father of modern anthropology," who advanced the cause of native rights.

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