Mouse Nest

Mouse Nest

At long last, I am an actual, bonafide, legit, published poetess! I am over the moon. My poem, Mouse Nest, is an example of ethnographic poetry. As Cahnmann and Maynard (2010) write,  Poetry is one important place where ethnographers can explore tensions thatemerge between the…

Send your work to the nice people at Jeunesse!

Send your work to the nice people at Jeunesse!

It is often difficult to find just the right place to publish critical, interdisciplinary work in childhood studies. However, I am lucky enough to be one of the editors at Jeunesse, where we publish a wide variety of pieces from the humanities, social sciences and…

Call for proposals for new AEQ Editorial Team

Call for proposals for new AEQ Editorial Team

Anthropology and Education Quarterly Call for a new editor or editorial team The Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) calls for proposals to provide editorial stewardship for its journal, Anthropology and Education Quarterly (AEQ) for a three-year term to begin on January 1, 2020 and…

SHANE RIDES AGAIN!

SHANE RIDES AGAIN!

  Hi Folks!  I promised you all not one but two separate NEW books this fall and I did NOT disappoint. The second edition of the one and only original SHANE is out! You can find out all the information here on the publisher website.…

Trauma, Memory, and Political Upheaval

Trauma, Memory, and Political Upheaval

I am so pleased to have work appearing in Christine Kray, Tamar Carroll and Hinda Mandell’s (Eds) powerful volume, Nasty Women and Bad Hombres: Gender and Race in the 2016 US Presidential Election.┬áThis book, quite frankly, names names and pronounces swift and clean judgement on…

Mermaids!

Mermaids!

Last year I had the pleasure of attending a Mermaid and Merculture themed conference in Copenhagen (!) with the Island Studies group. Not only was the conference itself fantastic, several of the papers came together as a beautiful theme issue of the journal Shima, in…

Come to the NAPTIME Book Launch on October 10th at Amherst Books

Come to the NAPTIME Book Launch on October 10th at Amherst Books

Naptime at the OK Corral is a smash, and I am looking forward to celebrating on 10th October from 5-7 pm at Amherst Books. Please join me! There will be copies of this book, as well as my other titles, for sale and signing at…

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the bookstore…

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the bookstore…

When I said I was busier than ever over the last year, I was not kidding. While Naptime at the OK Corral was released a few weeks ago (and was the #1 new release in social science on Amazon…and promptly sold out not once but…

Author Q&A for The New Book

Author Q&A for The New Book

I am so excited to see the brand new book, Naptime at the OK Corral, out in print at long last. It looks amazing! When I opened the box of my author copies I was thrilled to see the beautiful job Routledge had done putting…

Naptime at the OK Corral

Naptime at the OK Corral

That’s right, folks, after a bazillion hours at the drafting table and doing participant observation in doll corner, Shane is BACK in Naptime at the OK Corral: Shane’s Beginner’s Guide to Childhood Ethnography The beloved heroine of students and faculty alike returns in this third…