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Questions and Answers on Publishing Journal Articles: A Series Organized by Ilana Gershon

Jason Baird Jackson , September 14th, 2021


If you are an academic author or aspire to be one, I hope that you will check out the series organized by Ilana Gershon and published on the…


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Daniel C. Swan, Museum Leader

Jason Baird Jackson , July 1st, 2020


Below find the ninth in a series of posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University of…


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Thank You, Dan, For All The Keys

Jason Baird Jackson , June 26th, 2020


Below find the eighth in a series of guest posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University…


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Pílla toksali ishaaissacha’chika hánglolihmat chokma amahoobatok…

Jason Baird Jackson , June 24th, 2020


The normal headnote follows here instead as a footnote.* Dan – Pílla toksali ishaaissacha’chika hánglolihmat chokma amahoobatok. Chokmat ishtoksaháli bíyyi’kattooka ithánali. Chimittibaatoksali’, chih…


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Attention Drivers: Extremely Rough Road Ahead

Jason Baird Jackson , June 22nd, 2020


Below find the sixth in a series of guest posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University…


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Thanks, Dad.

Jason Baird Jackson , June 21st, 2020


Below find the fifth in a series of guest posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University…


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My Apprenticeship with Dan

Jason Baird Jackson , June 19th, 2020


Below find the fourth of a series of guest posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University…


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You Got Kitty Bombed!

Jason Baird Jackson , June 16th, 2020


Below find the third of a series of guest posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University…


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Lessons of Accountability

Jason Baird Jackson , June 11th, 2020


Below find the second of a series of guest posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University…


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Cracking the Vault: A Celebration of Daniel Swan

Jason Baird Jackson , June 10th, 2020


Below find the first of a series of guest posts offered in celebration on the occasion of our colleague and friend Daniel C. Swan’s retirement from the University…


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Two Short Courses in Tartu

Jason Baird Jackson , October 24th, 2018


#fulbrightspecialist #fulbright #exchangeourworld In an earlier post, I expressed my appreciation for the opportunity to visit the University of Tartu as a Fulbright Specialist. Among my tasks w…


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The University of Tartu, Appreciated

Jason Baird Jackson , October 17th, 2018


I recently spent an extended time in Tartu, Estonia. I had the wonderful opportunity to be a Fulbright Specialist visiting the Departments of: (1) Estonian and Comparative Folklore,…


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Material Culture Seminar, Spring 2019

What is the Museum Anthropology Review Business (Labor) Model?

Jason Baird Jackson , June 17th, 2018


Alternate title: How to give away $99,000 worth of articles. Although it has become normalized in open access/scholarly publication reform discussions to speak in this way, it often…


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What is the current status of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies at HAU?

Jason Baird Jackson , June 13th, 2018


What is the current status of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies at HAU? Why can’t the policies be published? Those are my questions. This is my context. Alex Golub…


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New Zealand-born and internationally raised

lorenagibson , February 14th, 2018


I am delighted to welcome writer Cileme Venkateswar to anthropod. This is the third post in my series on doing fieldwork with kids, and in it Cileme (who…


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Doing fieldwork with kids: Part II

lorenagibson , January 16th, 2018


Thanks to some amazing role models in the School of People, Environment and Planning at Massey University, where I studied, I have always known that it is possible…


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Early Career Jobs for IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Ph.D.s in 2014

Jason Baird Jackson , June 3rd, 2017


In order to answer a question that was posed during the recent Future of American Folkloristics conference, I took a few moments recently to crunch some placement data…


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Reflections on The Mind is a Collection

Jason Baird Jackson , September 23rd, 2016


On September 22, 2016 Indiana University’s Center for Eighteenth Century Studies held the 2016 Kenshur Prize celebration at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. The museum was an…


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Improving Access to Scholarship: Material Vernaculars as Milestone and Experiment

Jason Baird Jackson , August 25th, 2016


First the take away, then the story. While produced in very nice and reasonably priced hardback, paperback, and ebook editions, works in the new Material Vernaculars series are…


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An Interview with Curator and American Music Specialist Levon Williams

Jason Baird Jackson , August 12th, 2016


Levon Williams will return to Indiana University in the fall of 2016 to pursue a MA degree in Non-Profit Management in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs….


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An Interview with Dr. Lori Hall-Araujo, Curator and Assistant Professor at Stephens College

Jason Baird Jackson , July 5th, 2016


In fall 2016, Lori Hall-Araujo will begin a position as Assistant Professor and Curator in the School of Design and the Costume Museum at Stephens College in Columbia,…


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Is #Slow Academia Conservative?

Heather Mendick , June 30th, 2016


In this post, Heather Mendick argues that some calls for slowing down scholarship mask a conservative politics. Last July I blogged about how, despite my love for online communication,…


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When Worlds Collide: A tale of parenting and an optimistic undergraduate

lorenagibson , June 28th, 2016


I am pleased to welcome guest blogger Jess Thompson to anthropod. In this post Jess shares her experiences of being a parent and university student, adding to our…


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