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A Peak at Two “Miao Albums” with a Group of SIMA Colleagues

Jason Baird Jackson , July 19th, 2017


Working with the graduate students participating in the Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology is a pleasure. The students who are attending in order to gain skills for their…


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Looking Ahead: University Anthropology Museums Matter

Jason Baird Jackson , July 15th, 2017


With notices going out from the Program Committee this week, the American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting (November 29-December 3, 2017) is coming into focus. Notes that I am…


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Translation and Materiality: The Travels of European Porcelain (2017 Bauman Lecture)

Jason Baird Jackson , March 6th, 2017


News of the upcoming Richard Bauman Lecture in the Department of Anthropology at Indiana University is now circulating on campus. Here are the details about this year’s talk…


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Awkward Objects of Genocide

Diana Marsh , February 17th, 2017


The Holocaust and Vernacular Arts in and beyond Polish Ethnographic Museums “Krematorium” (“Crematorium”), Władysław Chajec (1904-1986), 1965, Kamienica Górna, Poland. Inventory No. 31395, Collection …


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CFP: Museum Anthropology Futures

Jason Baird Jackson , January 24th, 2017


On behalf of the Council for Museum Anthropology, I am happy to pass along the call for proposals for the Museum Anthropology Futures conference in Montreal this May….


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An Interview with Jessica Richardson Smith, Museum Anthropologist and Research Services Librarian at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Jason Baird Jackson , November 14th, 2016


Jessica Richardson Smith is the Research Services Librarian at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. She pursued three majors—Anthropology, Latin and Greek, and Geology for her Indiana University…


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The Free-to-Readers Edition of Material Vernaculars: Objects, Images, and Their Social Worlds

Jason Baird Jackson , October 1st, 2016


As I discussed in a previous post, works in the Material Vernaculars series are being made available in a free-to-readers PDF edition via IUScholarWorks. The eponymous edited collection Material…


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Material Vernaculars: Objects, Images, and Their Social Worlds (is out now)

Jason Baird Jackson , September 30th, 2016


I am happy to share this note to report that the edited collection Material Vernaculars: Objects, Images, and Their Social Worlds has now been published. I am the…


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Get Oriented to Themester 2016: Beauty

Jason Baird Jackson , August 31st, 2016


Reviewing the Mathers Museum of World Cultures events and exhibitions pages is probably the only way to get a full sense of all that we are doing for…


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Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Education, and AIDS in South Africa

Jason Baird Jackson , August 30th, 2016


Get all the details by checking out the new press release announcing the Mathers Museum of World Cultures’ programs and activities in support of the exhibition Siyazama: Traditional…


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Material Vernaculars: Institutional Role, Review, Authors, and Genres

Jason Baird Jackson , August 28th, 2016


The new Material Vernaculars series is co-published by the Mathers Museum of World Cultures with a huge amount of heavy lifting from our partner, the Indiana University Press….


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Material Vernaculars Series Launches with Jon Kay’s Folk Art and Aging

Jason Baird Jackson , August 24th, 2016


This fall I will be talking a lot about the new book series that the Indiana University Press and the Mathers Museum of World Cultures are jointly publishing….


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Curating Gathering Voices

Diana Marsh , May 20th, 2016


An Exhibition at the American Philosophical Society On April 15th the American Philosophical Society (APS) opened the third in a series of exhibitions on Thomas Jefferson—a member and…


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Active Collections: A Brown Bag Talk with Rainey Tisdale

Jason Baird Jackson , November 12th, 2015


Filed under: History, Material Culture, Mathers Museum, Museum Anthropology


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Active Collections: A Brown Bag Talk with Rainey Tisdale

Jason Baird Jackson , November 12th, 2015


Filed under: History, Material Culture, Mathers Museum, Museum Anthropology


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