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Brief History of Herpetology in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, with a List of Type Specimens of Recent Amphibians and Reptiles

Javier Rodriguez-Robles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238183
eISBN:
9780520930001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238183.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ), located on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, is a leading center of herpetological research in the United States. This book offers a brief ... More


Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Philipp Schorch and Conal McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the future of curatorial practice? How can the relationships between Indigenous people in the Pacific, collections in Euro-American institutions, and curatorial knowledge in museums globally ... More


Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Eileen Lacey (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book combines a series of research papers with more informal recollections of James L. Patton, who served as Curator of Mammals in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and as Professor of ... More


Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Olivia Cadaval, Sojin Kim, and Diana Baird N'Diaye (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Since its origins in 1967, The Smithsonian Folklife Festival has gained national and international recognition as a model for the research and public presentation of living cultural heritage and the ... More


Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity

George W. Houston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617800
eISBN:
9781469617824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617800.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Libraries of the ancient world have long held a space in the public imagination. The library at Alexandria, even during antiquity, was nearly legendary. Until now there has been relatively little ... More


BBC Pebble Mill: issues around collaborative community online archives – a case study of the Pebble Mill Project

Vanessa Jackson

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter considers the Pebble Mill project. The project is a multi-media online resource, with social media interaction on Facebook, where members of an online community build an ‘idiosyncratic ... More


Introduction

Gilberto Artioli

in Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The introductory chapter is a personal review of the basic concepts of archaeometry and conservation science, as seen by the different players in the field: artists, archaeologists, curators, and ... More


Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Peter Bosma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174596
eISBN:
9780231850827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores artistic choices in cinema exhibition, focusing on film theatres, film festivals and film archives and situating film-curating issues within an international context. It describes ... More


“Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees,” or Connoisseurship in Screendance

Douglas Rosenberg

in Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199772612
eISBN:
9780199949670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772612.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter reconsiders connoisseurship and its possible relationship to screendance. The chapter focuses on spectatorship, the audience and the role of connoisseurship, the phenomena in which ... More


Introduction

Peter Bosma

in Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174596
eISBN:
9780231850827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of film programming, as well as the terminology to be employed throughout the rest of this book. The central activity in the domain of film exhibition is known as ... More


Merging Print and Digital Literacies in the African American Literature Classroom

Tisha M. Brooks

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Tisha Brooks writes about a digital anthology assignment in her 200-level African American literature survey in which students act as “knowledge curators.” Brooks’s assignments use literary and ... More


What not to collect? Post-connoisseurial dystopia and the profusion of things

Sharon Macdonald and Jennie Morgan

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

A key – some might even say _the _key – curatorial role is to decide what to collect. What, that is, should be preserved for the future? In this essay, we present ethnographic research with curators ... More


The figure of the kaitiaki: learning from Māori curatorship past and present

Conal McCarthy, Arapata Hakiwai, and Philipp Schorch

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This volume argues that curatorship may be ‘recalled’ and remade through collaborative relationships with communities leading to experiments in curatorial theory and practice. What can museums of ... More


Collecting, curating and exhibiting cross-cultural material histories in a post-settler society

Bronwyn Labrum

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter considers social history in a post-colonial contest. It specifically examines how the history of the majority culture in a post-settler society has and might be curated. Using Aotearoa ... More


Frances Barrett – A Politics to Come

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Curator is a performance by Frances Barrett in response to a question posed by Liquid Architecture, an arts organisation for artists working with sound, “What does a feminist methodology sound ... More


The Museum of Primitive Art, 1940–1982

Jennifer C. Lena

in Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691158914
eISBN:
9780691189840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158914.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the creation of the Museum of Primitive Art (MPA). The history of Michael C. Rockefeller's primitive art collection provides an ideal case study of the process of artistic ... More


Grave Goods and the Ritual Expression of Identity

Bonnie Effros

in Merovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232440
eISBN:
9780520928183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232440.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Some of the analytical deficiencies of mortuary studies were generated from the intrinsically interdisciplinary nature of evidence. Scholars have not always been aware of the limitations of the ... More


African Art Reframed: Reflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

Bennetta Jules-Rosette and J. R. Osborn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043277
eISBN:
9780252052156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043277.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book approaches the reframing of African art through dialogues with collectors, curators, and artists on three continents. It explores museum exhibitions, storerooms, artists’ studios, and ... More


Genes, Rats, and Sinking Boats: A Biographical Perspective on James L. Patton

Javier A. Rodríguez-Robles and Harry W. Greene

in Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of James L. Patton, who served as Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California in Berkeley and as Curator of Mammals in the Museum of ... More


1974: Volvo and the Mise-en-Scène

Liam Gillick

in Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Endless work. The rise of interface technologies. Contraction, limitation and exit. Resistance through subcultural assertion. The consolidation of the contemporary as a describable practice. The ... More


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