Introduction to Search Engine Optimization

Introduction to Search Engine Optimization

SEO is search engine optimization and can feel like a complicated and technical field. But who uses those search engines? People do. So we are really optimizing for people and making our website as helpful and accessible as possible. How search engines operate In...
Digital Archiving with CHAP

Digital Archiving with CHAP

Folklorist Lynne Williamson approached us last year to consult on best practices for building her video archive. She had a common scenario in the folklore world—a mobile folklorist capturing lots of digital materials, working on more than one computer, without time or...
Training Pakistani Teachers

Training Pakistani Teachers

We had the honor of working with the National Youth Organization of Pakistan (NYOP), in collaboration with Urdu Studies at NYU, to train teachers in folklore and ethnography for an upcoming summer school. They will take what we taught them and pass it on to their...
A Ghanaian Kitchen: Pounding Fufu

A Ghanaian Kitchen: Pounding Fufu

Fufu, a staple of Ghanaian cuisine, is made by pounding together cassava and yams. The final consistency is something like playdough, and is balled up with your right hand and eaten with stew. There is no liquid added, which amazed me — it is just the pounding that...