Cultural Events of 2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
at the International Institute of Anthropology
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, is a world multicultural megacity-center. It is the best known for its
Genealogy library - one of the cultural miracles in the contemporary world. Every year Salt
Lake hosts numerous cultural events and there are fruitful interactions between multicultural
social groups and communities that fact in turn focuses the anthropological interest on this
city because of the unique way of production and reproduction of the human culture in this
megacity.

Cultural events of 2009 at the
International Institute of Anthropology

Category "Art"

The Living Art of Utah’s American Indian Tribes: We Shall Remain,
August 13-September 18, 2009. Rio Grande Depot (external link) (9-18-09)
External links: We shall remain by Erick Clark
http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/article-8982-we-shall-remain.html

Utah Artists Project, University of Utah
(external links)

Vagabond opera (Portland). Halloween show in The Grand Theater at the Salt Lake
Community College (10-30-09)
External link to youtube.com (
1,)

David Mack presents his Kabuku: The Alchemy in City Library, Salt Lake City. December 6,
2009. Lecture and Demonstration: 2:00-3:00 PM, Gallery Talk: 3:00-4:00 PM, and Reception
4:00-5:00 PM. The Gallery at Library Square, Main Library, Level 4.
Review by Jonathan Lisonbee (The Art Institute of Salt Lake City)


Category "Anthropology and Media"

Utah educational network: Anthropology at Utah educational station (March 20, 2009)
http://images.uen.org/tv/scifi/downloads/deadmen.mp3

Category "Art Critics"
Brian Staker, City Weekly
   
Link to the nominated review on "Drawn and Blown"
   Link to the nominated article  "Best of 2009 show"
Youtube.com

Category "Beauty"

•  Miss Utah 2009
Laura Chukanov, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (1986)
Video of the event at
http://www.missutahusa.com/lastyear/
Official website of Miss Utah 2009 at
http://www.missutahusa.com/miss/
Who competed with Laura at
http://www.geocities.com/missusamagict/utah09.html
More about Laura Chukanov at:
http://blog.iamchic.com/2009/04/beautiful-bulgarian-laura-chukanov.html
History of Miss Utah at the National and Universe competition
http://www.pageant-almanac.com/miss-usa/parade/utah.php


Category "Culinary Art"
The Art Institute of Salt Lake City (8-14-09)
Read article The Savory Palate at the Art Institute of SLC (City Weekly)
http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/article-8781-the-savory-palate-at-the-art-institute-of-slc.html


Category "Culture"
We shall remain (9-18-09)
http://www.kued.org/productions/weshallremain/upcomingEvents

Utah stories (10-29-09)
http://utahstories.com/legalize-marijuana.html

Category "Education"

Alan Murdock for his workshop on learning skills at the Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Utah.
It was especially designed for the teachers of the AI of SLC with a special focus on the
subculture of this teaching-learning community (9-30-09).
"After leaving the Workshop it came in my mind the thought: Quality advanced knowledge is
above everything at the Art Institute of SLC. The lectures of Alan made me want to learn even
more on the discussed topics and to share later with my students" (Anonymous)

History of Popular Culture, The Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Utah. Third Quarter of the
2009 academic year. Exceptional integrity and innovative learning skills, the class has
worked as a strings of a guitar performing the most piece of music.
Special thanks to these exceptional students who are the real future of the global society.
(Greetings with one video that we did not have time to watch in class
http://www.youtube.
com/watch?v=rk1bVUlDR7M&feature=related) (9-29-09)

Brian Lee Pollack, the Art Institute of Salt Lake City. The most original student
performance. Nominated by his classmate from the third quarter of the 2009 academic year,
Anthropology class. (9-26-09)

Dr Darren Adamson, Dr Faline Bateman Christensen and Dr Deborah Wheeler, Argosy
University, Salt Lake City. Exceptional teaching skills that make students easily learn and
love what they have been learned to the end of their life. These teachers make the study at
the Argosy University moments of unforgettable experience withing elite learning subculture.
They have in their teaching skills embedded humanity to guarantees a new 21st century
generation of specialists that will make it an invertible process. (9-01-09). Please see the
youtube video with Dr Darren Adamson about the alternative schools (right).

Research projects of Anthro Spring and Summer at the Art Institute of Salt Lake City,
Draper, Utah
 (6-21-09) (internal link)

Student Monthly Appreciation Day, May 20, 2009 at The Art Institute of Salt Lake City,
Draper, Utah
Photogallery

International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Draper, Utah
City Weekly:
http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/article-8781-the-savory-palate-at-the-art-institute-
of-slc.html

Category "Lectures and Presentations"

Peter Nielsen, a student, guest-lecturer at the Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Draper, Utah
(5009)

Kent D. McDonald & Faline B. Christensen (The Argosy University): Treating the trauma of
violence: A systematic approach
1house and 30 min presentation at the Annual Spring Conference 2009 of the Utah
Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (May 16, 2009).

Bernell L. Christensen (Candeo):
Behavior Addiction, Recovery, & Aftercare: Using Interactive E-Learning, E-therapy, Online
Tracking, and Coaching
1house and 30 min presentation at the Annual Spring Conference 2009 of the Utah
Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (May 16, 2009).


Category "Managers"

Debi Buchanan
Belvedere Downtown Salt Lake
Everybody  in Belvedere loves Debbie.

Laura, NPS store Salt Lake City, Utah

Category "Poster and Websites"

Jacob Fout, Jordan Perman, and Trey Phelps. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Draper,
Utah.
Jake Jordan & Trey's Utah favs. Anthropology @ AI-slc (
a blog)

Dahlia Barker, Ashley Williamson & Javier Giannoni. The Art Institute of Salt Lake city.
Design Throughout Time. AN ANTHROPOLIGICAL PROSPECTIVE (
external link to a blog)

Category "Politics and Society"

Obert C. and Grave A. Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah, the organizer of the
Third Annual World Leader Lecture.
Cesar Gaviria, a former President of  Colombia: "Leadership in an uncertain world", April 2,
2009. 11:00 A.M. Olpin Union Ballroom. University of Utah.
Photogallery

Category "Science and Humanity "

57th Annual Utah State History Conference Celebrating Utah’s American Indian Culture:
We Shall Remain
http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/annual_meeting/index.html

Utah Association of Marriage and Family Therapy: Annual Spring Conference 2009, May
16-17, Park City, Utah.

University of Utah: Household Archaeology in the Middle East and Beyond: Theory, Method
and Practice
External link:
http://www.mec.utah.edu/hap/?pageId=2159

See Household Archaeology undressed by Lolita Nikolova

Photogallery

University of Utah. Barbara L. and Normal C. Tanner Center for nonviolent human rights
advocacy: The Evolution of Human Aggression: Lessons for Today's Conflicts,
February 25-27, 2009
http;//www.iianthropology.org/anthviolenceconferenceuofufeb2009
Photogallery

Category "Video My Space & Youtube.com"

•  Robert Leibhard "Culture shock" (The Art Institute of Salt Lake City) at http://vids.myspace.
com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=63552315
Comments:
Sep 26, 2009 4:11 PM. Liebhardt, Best work yet brotha. The Best support video i have ever
seen. I am in Iraq now by the way. . . . . dont think I had talked to you since I moved area.
Sep 26, 2009 1:20 PM. Okay now that I am wiping tears from my eyes, that was one of the
most profound videos in support of the troops I have ever watched. . .
Last updated: 3-19-10.
Laura Chukanov, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (1986) - Miss Utah
2009
Laura Chukanov is also among the Bulgarians of 2008-2009 in
the USA (
Link in Bulgarian)
Interview at
Novinite.com
About Laura Chukanov at eurochicago.com
Anthro research projects. The Art Institute of
Salt Lake City, Draper, Utah.
Dahlia Barker, Ashley Williamson & Javier Giannoni.
Design Throughout Time. AN ANTHROPOLIGICAL
PROSPECTIVE (
external link to a blog)
Guest: Carol Edison, Folk Arts Program Manager, with Utah
State History
Airs: Friday Aug 28th
Taped: Wednesday August 19th, 2009
Dr Darren Adamson about the alternative schools
Vagabond Opera (youtube.com)