Reading Time: 2 minutes The roadtrip-inspired observations continue. Here’s why I like Brené Brown’s distinction between experiences of guilt and shame.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is all productivity motivated by shame, or fear of shame? I’m not sure, but I’m intrigued to learn more about this phenomenon.
Reading Time: 6 minutes With all the fuss about porn addiction and hypersexuality, my colleague Lucie Fielding and I are bringing our folkloric and literary knowledge to the table at AASECT 2017.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Folking Around podcast has a theme song, y’all. A THEME SONG. Composed for us with lyrics specific to the discipline of folklore!!!
Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m trying to be more vulnerable in my writing and in person, but it’s difficult and unpleasant and I’m tired of it. I’m still doing it, though.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Harm reduction is a crucial concept in public policy, public health, sex education, and many other fields. Learn it; love it.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Heard of the hanky code? It’s one way a vulnerable community protects itself when displaying identity and sending messages. Read on to learn more.
Reading Time: 2 minutes When we talk about folklore as the social glue that holds communities together, it brings emotional labor into sharp focus as an academic topic that has relevance both within and beyond the ivory tower.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many of us are vulnerable & we know it. In order to coexist, we’re asking you to help us fight the real ills here: poverty, hunger, & more.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As a narrative scholar, I’m all about collecting the experience narratives of medical providers as well as those receiving medical care. This is especially the case with abortion.