Baskets for sale on market day in Lihu town at the stall of Li Guozhong. The smaller open mouth baskets tied together are a pail of “shuttle baskets” for use at a loom. December 16, 2017. Photograph by Jon Kay.
I am a Professor of Folklore, and of Anthropology, at Indiana University, where I also direct the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. This site provides information on my museum, teaching, and research work, while also conveying some news and information relating to students and colleagues with whom I work and the projects on which we collaborate.