J. D. Y. (John) Peel

J. D. Y. (John) Peel died on November 2, 2015. Born in Dumfries, Scotland on November 13, 1941, he took his first degree in Classics at Balliol College Oxford, before studying Sociology at the London School of Economics. In 1966 John completed a doctoral thesis published as Aladura: a Religious Movement among the Yoruba (1968), […]

Curation of Migration

Moving Matters Traveling Workshop (MMTW) reunites artists, academics and performers that share the experience of serial migration. The flexible format of the workshop exhibits work or specific performances from a general theme that is chosen each year. I have not participated in a workshop and would not consider myself a serial migrant. The curation methods […]

Exploring Embodied Methodologies in Undergraduate Research

My undergraduate honors thesis work emerged out of autoethnographic reflections on my personal relationships with food, body, and reproduction. The broad purpose of my research was to obtain a preliminary understanding of how women who have or have had an eating disorder experience pregnancy and birth. A further goal of this research was to explore […]