Tag: OA Books

Wedding Clothes and the Osage Community Recognized with Book Prizes

Jason Baird Jackson , November 6th, 2020


The annual business meeting of the Council for Museum Anthropology (CMA) was held today and one of its key moments was the bestowal of the annual CMA Book…


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Reviews for Material Vernaculars Titles

Jason Baird Jackson , December 21st, 2018


The Material Vernaculars book series, published by the Indiana University Press in partnership with the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, is maturing. Four titles have now appeared and…


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Framing Sukkot: Tradition and Transformation in Jewish Vernacular Architecture

Jason Baird Jackson , October 3rd, 2017


Just in time for the holiday that is at its center, I am happy to trumpet the publication of Framing Sukkot: Tradition and Transformation in Jewish Vernacular Architecture…


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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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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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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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Open Access Book: Indiana Folk Arts

Jason Baird Jackson , June 28th, 2016


This year is a big year for the Mathers Museum of World Cultures in a number of respects. Two of these weave together. Its the state bicentennial for…


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Scholarly Communication Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Davis

Jason Baird Jackson , March 22nd, 2014


Circulated on behalf of a colleague… A new UC Davis initiative on “Innovating the Communication in Scholarship” (http://icis.ucdavis.edu/) is hiring a 2 year postdoctoral fellow, sta…


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