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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. Keating publishes an article in the Dec. 2013 issue of Asia Pacific Viewpoint, an international journal.

Dr. Ramsay publishes an article in the Dec. 2013 issue of Journal of Arid Environments, an international journal.

Dr. Keating presents a paper at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. on Nov. 21.

Dr. Ramsay presents with former student, Amanda Foley (graduate student at Ohio State) at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Balitmore, MD. on Nov 21.

Dr. Keating was recently interviewed by the Democrat and Chronicle about the art exhibit opening Oct. 24 that he is curating.  The show is titled, "“Mush Hole Remembered: R.G. Miller”.

Events

 

Guest Lecture:

Why a UN World Conference on
Indigenous Peoples Now?
By
Kenneth Deer (Kahnawake Mohawk)
Thursday April 10, 2014 – 5-6:15 PM
College at Brockport, SUNY, Edwards Hall RM 106

 

 

 

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