Recent publications

2022 “Prolegomena for craft and war, ca 1914,” in Chandan Bose and Mira Mohsini, editors, Craft Ethnographies (forthcoming, Routledge).

2022 “The Industry of Occupational Subjects: Craft as a Therapeutic Modality,” in Patricia Reeve, Micky Lee and Frank Cooper, editors, Embodied And Socially Constructed? (forthcoming, Sussex University Boston and publishers).

2021 “Healing WW1 soldiers: craft, masculine ableism, and white privilege,” Special issue: Material Cultures of Sickness, Health, and Healing, Material Culture, The Journal of the International Society for Landscape, Place, & Material Culture (forthcoming, fall 2021)

2021 “From salvaging to merchandising—Vietnamese craft on display in America, 1956-1958,” in Harriet Atkinson and Verity Clarkson (eds.) Exhibitions and Transnational Exchange: Art and Design, Borders and Boundaries from 1945 (Bloomsbury Academic Press) forthcoming.

2020  “Belonging through Photography:  Refugee Artisans in South Vietnam,” in Mor Presiado and Frank Jacob (eds.), War and Art: The Portrayal of Destruction and Mass Violence, War (Hi)Stories, Volume 8 (Paderborn, Germany: Brill/Schöning): 311-334.

2020  “Politics of American Diplomacy/Politics of Craft: An Assessment of ‘Art and Archaeology of Vietnam, Asian Crossroad of Cultures’,” Session 6: Politics of Identity: Tradition and Origin,” in Proceedings, 34th Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art (Beijing, China: Wu Zuoren International Foundation of Fine Arts): 595-600.

2019  The Politics of Vietnamese Craft: American Diplomacy and Domestication (Bloomsbury Press).

2019  “Narrative failures, Vietnamese craft at the Smithsonian,” Anthropos 114 no. 2 (2019): 547-56.

2018  “American Design Diplomacy in South Vietnam, 1956: Gender as a Diplomatic Relation,” special issue of REG|AC Revistas de Estudios Globales & Arte Contemporáneo [Journal of Global Studies and Contemporary Art] on “Cold War networks and circulations: Cross-cultural Dialogues and Practices throughout the Global South (1957-1991)” 5 no. 1 (2017-2018): 93-116.

2018  “Allaying Terror: Domesticating Vietnamese Refugee Artisans as Subjects of American Diplomacy,” Pictures and Conflicts since 1945, special issue of Humanities 7 no. 3 (2018) https://doi.org/10.3390/h7030077

2018  “Mobilizing Craft: Diplomacy in the International Turn of American Art History,” Modos: Historia da Arte: Modos de Ver, Exhibir e Compreender Sao Paolo, Brazil 2 no. 1, 67-82.


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