Elizabeth Anne Olson

Grant Type

Conference Grant

Institutional Affiliation

Southern Utah U.

Grant number

Gr. CONF-828

Approve Date

October 2, 2019

Project Title

Olson, Elizabeth (Southern Utah University) 43rd Annual Society of Ethnobiology Conference: Water and Ethnobiology, Virtual meeting, May 2021

The annual Society of Ethnobiology Conference brings together people from an extraordinarily rich variety of backgrounds, disciplines, and geographic locations, all seeking to understand the myriad interactions of human cultures with plants and animals, past and present, worldwide. It attracts academics, students, museum staff, government and non-governmental agency personnel, interested laypeople, and Native/indigenous community members. Relevant fields include everything from Anthropology to Zoology: animal husbandry, agriculture, archaeology, botany, chemistry, cuisine, ecology, education, ethnology, evolution, forestry, linguistics, mycology, nutrition, pharmacology, taxonomy, and much more. Participants come from around the globe’the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Britain, Europe, China, Indian, Australia, Southeast Asia’to enjoy the exciting and energizing conference. Sponsored by the non-profit Society of Ethnobiology, the conference is held in the spring, in a different location each year. Meetings are usually hosted by university campuses or museums in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.