Publications

Click on the titles below for links to abstracts and/or full-text of publications by Danille Elise Christensen.

Manuscripts in process:

Monograph: Freedom from Want: Home Canning in the American Imagination. Under contract with the University of North Carolina Press.

“‘With Flower and Leaf Her Moral Proof’: Utah’s Gardens.” For Utah Foodways, ed. Carol Edison, Eric Eliason, and Lynne S. McNeill, University of Utah Press.

Peer-reviewed publications:

Materializing the Everyday: ‘Safe’ Scrapbooks, Aesthetic Mess, and the Rhetorics of Workmanship.” 2017. Journal of Folklore Research 54 (3): 233-84. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/672358

“(Not) Going Public: Mediating Reception and Managing Visibility in Contemporary Scrapbook Performance.” 2016. In Material Vernaculars: Objects, Images, and their Social Worlds, edited by Jason Baird Jackson, 40-104. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Open access version at https://scholarworks.iu.edu/dspace/handle/2022/20925

 “Provident Living”: Ethnography, Material Culture, and the Performance of Mormonism in Everyday Life. 2016. Mormon Studies Review 3: 37–52. http://publications.mi.byu.edu/periodical/msr-v3-2016/

“Simply Necessity? Agency and Aesthetics in Southern Home Canning.” 2015. Special food issue. Southern Cultures 21 (1): 15-42.

Current Studies of Food and Foodways.” 2014. Museum Anthropology Review 8(1).

“‘Pure Hoosier’: Fieldwork, Food Guides, and Cultural Distinction.” 2012.  Journal of Folklore Research 49 (1): 97-106. An earlier version was published online in Journal of Folklore Research Reviews (Review of Cafe Indiana and Cafe Indiana Cookbook, 2012).

“‘Look at Us Now!’: Scrapbooking, Regimes of Value, and the Risks of (Auto)Ethnography.” 2011. Journal of American Folklore, 124 (493): 175-210.

“‘Locating’ the Nation: Football Game Day and American Dreams in Central Ohio.” 2006. Journal of American Folklore 119 (474): 444–88. [published as Danille Christensen Lindquist]

Book Reviews:

Review of The Scrapbook in American Life, ed. Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, and Patricia P. Buckler. Journal of Folklore Research Reviews. 2007.

Review of To the Latest Posterity: Pennsylvania-German Family Registers in the Fraktur Tradition, by Corinne and Russell Earnest. Journal of Folklore Research Reviews. 2006.

Review of A World of Others’ Words: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Intertextuality, by Richard Bauman. Journal of Folklore Research Reviews. 2005.

Review of Rooted in America: Foodlore of Popular Fruits and Vegetables, ed. D. S. Wilson and A. K. Gillespie. Journal of Folklore Research Reviews. 2002.

 

Media notices:

“Eating Local Spurs Revival in Arts of Food Preservation,” by Robbie Harris, WVTF radio, December 14, 2016, 3:27. http://wvtf.org/post/eating-local-spurs-revival-arts-food-preservation – stream/0

“‘A New History of Canned Food,’ Interview with Danille Christensen,” Podcasts from the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, July 26, 2016, 22:24. http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/podcasts/christensen.html

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Public writing:

“‘With a Blather and Leather’: Packaging Preserves,” SourceThink, https://sourcethink.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/packaging-preserves/, May 16, 2016.

“Dried Veg & Culinary Campaigns,” SourceThink, https://wordpress.com/post/sourcethink.wordpress.com/16, March 11, 2016.

Canning, Keywords, and Collectivities: Tracing Ideology in Concrete Utterances.” Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society, New Orleans, LA, October 24-27, 2013.

“Fostering Critical Engagement through Experiential Learning.” 2010. In Lay and Expert Knowledge in a Complex Society: The AFS Teagle Foundation Project, 12–13. Ohio State University Knowledge Bank, Lay and Expert Knowledge in a Complex Society. The AFS Teagle Foundation Project, Part I (October 2011). Available at https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/handle/1811/50018.

“Guiding Critical Thinking: Teaching Tips based on Perry’s Model.” 2010. Ohio State University Knowledge Bank, Lay and Expert Knowledge in a Complex Society. The AFS Teagle Foundation Project, Part I (October 2011). Available at https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/handle/1811/50018.

 “Constructing Value: Women, Scrapbooking, and the Framing of Daily Experience.” 2009. PhD diss., Indiana University, Bloomington. 332 pp.

IU American Studies Program Newsletter (layout and nearly all content, including lecture summaries, author interviews, and other features), September 2007‑May 2010.

“Some Assembly Required: Collage, Creativity, and the Self in Everyday Life.” Folklore Forum 31:1 (2000):55–77. [published as Danille Christensen Lindquist]