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Margaret Blackman

PhD,The Ohio State University

"Anthropology is unparalleled in its capacity to take you to new places, to open the world and allow you see it and yourself in new ways."



E-mail: mblackma@brockport.edu

Area of Specialization

Oral history, Life history, Ethnohistory, Humanistic Anthropology, art and aesthetics, Native North America—Arctic and Northwest Coast



Research Projects

“Faces of the Nunamiut” a study of maskmaking in the Nunamiut Eskimo village of Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska, the relationship of this art for the market to traditional knowledge of the land and its resources.


Selected Publications


2005(Co- editor with Molly Lee) Making It:  Creating Artifacts  in the Anthropological Setting. Special Section Alaska Journal of Anthropology 2(1-2).
2005“Focus on the Fridge,” Gastronomica:  The Journal of Food and Culture 5(4): 32-37.
2004Upside Down:  Seasons among the Nunamiut.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press.
200299721:  The Place of Many Caribou Droppings.  Folklore Forum 33 (1-2):35-44
1999Death Comes to the Anthropologist:  Reflections on the Haida Morturary Potlatch.  In, Perspectives on Dying.and Death  Edited by Kathleen Hunter, pp. 93-98.  Madison, WI:  Coursewise Publishing. 
1997In Their Own Images:  The Anaktuvuk Pass Skin Mask.  American Indian Art Magazine 22(4):58-67.
1992During My Time:  Florence Edenshaw Davidson, A Haida Woman.  Seattle:  University of Washington Press.  Revised and enlarged edition.
1989Sadie Brower Neakok, An Iñupiaq Woman.  Seattle:  University of Washington Press.

Last Updated 3/30/12

News

Dr. Zinni's book project, “A Palimpsest of Place: Technologies of Memory, Landscape, and Folklife in Western New York,” has been selected by the University of Illinois Press for the 2015 Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World workshop, a collaborative publishing initiative of the University of Illinois Press, the University Press of Mississippi, and the University of Wisconsin Press, in conjunction with the American Folklore Society and with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Dr. Zinni was honored in 2015 faculty/staff recognition program by Office of Special Disabilities (OSD) for assisting and contributing to our students with disabilities.

Dr. Ramsay published an article: Ramsay, J.H. and Eger, A. 2015. Analysis of Archaeobotanical Material from the Tupras Field project of the Kinet Höyük Excavations. Journal of Islamic Archaeology 2 (1): 35-50.

Dr. Feldman was recently on the Coy Barefoot Show (2 radio 30 minute shows) in May and June 2015:
The Coy Barefoot Show, 107.5 FM (Charlottesville, VA), 2015 (two 30 minute shows on “Same Sex Marriage” and “Baltimore, the Police, and African Americans”).

Dr. Feldman chaired a session and gave a presentation at the Society for Applied Anthropology meeting in March: “Panic and Stigma: Similarities and Differences of the HIV/AIDS and Ebola Crises,” paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), Pittsburgh, March 2015

Dr. Keating publishes an article on Cambodia in "The Indigenous World 2015," published by the International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs. (IWGIA). Copenhagen.

Dr. Keating participates in the 14th UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City, April 20–21.

Dr. Keating presents a paper at the Association for Asian Studies Conference in Chicago, March 25–29.

Dr. Esara Carroll presents her research on refugee resettlement at the Society
for Applied Anthropology, March 2015.

Dr. Esara Carroll talks about International Women's Day on WXXI's Morning
Edition radio program, March 2015.

Dr. Ramsay publishes two articles in Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, February 2015 and March 2015.

Events

Welcome back!  We are looking forward to an exciting fall semester!

 

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