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Ethical Self-Cultivation Amongst Black Muslim Youth (WGF - Dissertation Fieldwork Grant) (2020)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Irteza Binte-Farid.

This resource is an application for the Dissertation Fieldwork Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. This dissertation explores the ethical self-cultivation of black Muslim youth in Philadelphia. Anthropologist Saba Mahmood describes ethical self-cultivation as a "specific sets of procedures, techniques, and exercises through which highly specific ethical-moral subjects come to be formed" (Mahmood, 2005, p.120). I consider this process as well as how it becomes racialized and gendered in the...


The Urban Archeology Corps: A partnership between Groundwork Anacostia and the National Park Service (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Teresa Moyer.

The National Park Service has partnered with Groundwork Anacostia, a community-based environmental non-profit organization, on a heritage education work experience to introduce local youth to archeology. This paper draws on the outcomes of the work experience as a case study in federal/local partnerships in archeology outside a traditional field school model.


"We’re Engaging Youth, but are we Meeting the Needs of the Park?": Reexamining the first Four Years of the Urban Archaeology Corps (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mary Furlong Minkoff. Kate Birmingham.

Four years ago the Urban Archaeology Corps was created through a partnership between the National Park Service Archaeology Program, National Capital Parks-East, and Groundwork Anacostia/DC. This summer youth employment program broke from NPS tradition, by employing youth to conduct archaeological excavations, historical research, and other cultural resources work, while emphasizing and valuing "youth voice" in the development of the program’s structure and the products the participants create....


When Archeology is the Vehicle, Not the Point (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Teresa S. Moyer.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Slow Archaeology + Fast Capitalism: Hard Lessons and Future Strategies from Urban Archaeology" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Beginning in 2012, the National Park Service has held Archeology Corps at parks across the country with youth-serving non-profit organizations. Not quite summer camp, nor field school, the Corps projects have used archeology as a vehicle to provide safe spaces for summer employment,...