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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. Ramsay publishes an article in Mediterranean Archaeology, September 2014.

Dr. Esara publishes in Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, July 2014

Dr. Ramsay receives the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Events

 

Welcome new anthropology students! 

Check out the Diversity conference on October 2, 2014

 

 

 

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