Jason Jackson

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¬†Indiana University’s Mathers Museum of World Cultures is one of three U.S. institutions selected to collaborate with Chinese museums as part of a three-year program organized by the American Folklore Society and the China Folklore Society and funded by the Asia Program of the Henry Luce Foundation. Beginning this year through 2016, the museum will […]

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Jason Jackson, associate professor of folklore at Indiana University Bloomington, has been named the new director of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. He is the Mathers’ third director. With the appointment, Jackson comes full circle, having worked at the museum during his first year of graduate school at IU, studying cultural anthropology and folklore. […]