Unusual 1968 experiment at UCI detailed in new book
- February 17, 2014
- Robert Kett, anthropology graduate student, is featured in the OC Register February 17, 2014
From the OC Register:
Two UC Irvine graduate students have written a book that delves into the university’s past to uncover an experiential learning program that took place in the heart of Irvine Ranch. The book, “Learning by Doing at the Farm,” is set to be published by Soberscove Press in March. Anthropology graduate student Robert Kett and visual arts graduate student Anna Kryczka joined together to research a 1968 experiment that took place on an undeveloped plot of land on the outskirts of campus known as the Social Sci-At the farm, UC Irvine anthropologists invited indigenous people from their fieldwork locations to stay at the university for a year and teach students about their crafts and culture. What resulted was an unusual social science experiment in an unlikely outdoor laboratory.
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