Tag: Scholars to Know

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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Make Time to Watch “The Flight of the Condor: A Letter, a Song and the Story of Intangible Cultural Heritage”

Jason Baird Jackson , November 30th, 2018


Don’t miss the recent documentary film “The Flight of the Condor: A Letter, a Song, and the Story of Intangible Cultural Heritage”. by Áslaug Einarsdóttir and Valdimar Tr….


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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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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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An Interview with Dorothy J. Berry, Metadata Specialist and Project Manager for Umbra, an Initiative of the Givens Collection of African American Literature, University of Minnesota Libraries

Jason Baird Jackson , July 18th, 2016


While a graduate student at Indiana University, Dorothy J. Berry concurrently earned an MA degree in ethnomusicology from the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology and a MLS degree…


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An Interview with Hannah Davis, Regional Folklife Survey and Program Development Consultant for the New York Folklore Society and the New York State Council on the Arts

Jason Baird Jackson , July 17th, 2016


Hannah Davis earned her MA in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University and a BA in Folklore and Ethnomusicology from Indiana University. While at Indiana, she served for…


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An Interview with Alexander Betts, Curator at the Ohio History Connection

Jason Baird Jackson , July 15th, 2016


Alex Betts is a Curator at the Ohio History Connection based at the OHC’s headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. He earned a MA with distinction in Museum and Artefact…


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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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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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