Tag: open folklore

Guest Post: On Changes in the American Folklore Society Annual Meeting Program

Jason Baird Jackson , May 30th, 2021

I am very happy to share this guest post by Tim Lloyd. The American Folklore Society’s annual meeting is the high point of the professional year for the…

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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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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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Thank You @iupress for a Great Material Vernaculars Reception at #afsam16

Jason Baird Jackson , October 22nd, 2016

A quick note to convey appreciation for the great staff of the Indiana University Press, especially the work of the press staff who attended the 2016 American Folklore…

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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: 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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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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On The Journal of Folklore Research in 2013

Jason Baird Jackson , December 31st, 2013

2013 was a very busy year for me. It was a great year, but it was overly full at work and so-called work-life balance thus was not much…

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Good News Roundup

Jason Baird Jackson , October 22nd, 2013

There is way too much stuff going on in my life and work these days. Most of it is really good stuff, but it is hard to keep…

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