CURRICULUM VITAE --- RICHARD M. CHALFEN


Center on Media and Child Health                                             
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School                               
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA  02115 USA, (617) 355-5420  --- Richard.Chalfen@childrens.harvard.edu     

HOME: The Mariner, Unit 204, 300 Commercial Street, Boston, MA  02109 (617) 227-1534 -- www.richardchalfen.com

EDUCATION:

1974     Ph.D. in Communications, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1967     M.A. in Communications, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1964     B.A. in Anthropology, The College, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

HONORS:

2009    Lifetime Achievement Award.  The Society of Visual Anthropology, an affiliate of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, PA.

2005    Distinguished Alumnus Award, Buckingham Browne and Nichols School, Cambridge, MA.

POSITIONS:

2007 (fall)    Visiting Fellow -- ESRC-SSRC Collaborative Transatlantic Fellowship ‘Advancing Visual Methodology in Social Science –
                    a Visiting Fellowship on Real Life Methods at the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods, Leeds and Manchester Universities,                         UK

2006, 2008    Faculty, International Summer School in Visual Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Bologna – Bertinoro, Italy

2004-     Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2003-    Senior Scientist, Center on Media and Child Health, Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, Boston MA.

2001-02    Associate Scientific Staff, Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

2001, 05-06   William Valentine Cole Chair, Visiting Professor of Sociology/ Anthropology, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts

1997-99    Adjunct Professor, Union Institute Graduate College, Cincinnati, Ohio

1993-95, 99 Professor of Anthropology, Temple University Japan, Minami-Osawa, Tokyo

1993-95     Visiting Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, University of Bologna, Bologna and Viterbo, summer school

1989-04     Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1981-89     Associate Professor of Anthropology, Temple University

1978-81     Chairman, Department of Anthropology, Temple University

1974-81     Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Temple University

1972-74     Adjunct Faculty & Instructor of Anthropology, Temple University

1969-73     Research Associate, Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, associated with the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry

1967-69     Instructor in Communications, Department of Literature and Language, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1968-69     Bio-Documentary Film Consultant, Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1968-69     Instructor in Photo-Serigraphy, Cheltenham Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

1967-68     Film Research Consultant, Community Mental Health Center, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

PUBLICATIONS:   BOOKS

1986   Tanulmanyok Az Amator Foto Visualis Anthropologiajarol. Budapest: Institute for Culture

1987   Snapshot Versions of Life.  Bowling Green, OH: The Popular Press/ The University of Wisconsin Press 
            (http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/1096.htm)

1991   Turning Leaves: The Photograph Collections of Two Japanese American Families.  Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press

1996   Sorrida, Prego! La Costruzione visuale della vita quitidiana. Translation of Snapshot Versions of Life by Andrea Pitasi and Carlotte Faciolli. 
            Milan, Italy: FrancoAngeli Press.

1997   Through Navajo Eyes--An Exploration in Film Communication and Anthropology. (revised 2nd edition) Albuquerque, NM: University of New                 Mexico Press (with John Adair and Sol Worth).

2010   Visual Research Methods and Issues of Voice.  Special Issue of Visual Studies 25(3) (co-edited with Wendy Luttrell).


2012   PHOTOGAFFES -- Family Snapshots and Social Dilemmas. Indianapolis, IN: Dog Ear Publishing. 224 pgs,, 55 illustrations.                                       (http://photogaffeschalfen.com/)

PUBLICATIONS:  JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

1.    1971      Reaction to Socio-Documentary Film Research in a Mental Health Clinic (with Jay Haley).  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry  41(1):91-100.

2.    1972a    How Groups in Our Society Act When Taught to Use Movie Cameras (with Sol Worth), Chapter 15 in Through Navajo Eyes -- An                             Exploration in Film Communication and Anthropology.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 228-251.

3.    1972b    A Sociovidistic Approach to Film Communication: Theory, Methods and Suggested Fieldwork.  Proceedings of the Oberlin Film                                 Conference, Oberlin, Ohio, pp. 36-60.

4.    1973      Cinema Naiveté: A Sociovidistic Approach to the Home Mode of Visual Communication.  PIEF Newsletter 4(3):7-11.

5.    1974a     Review of Akeret's Photoanalysis.  Studies in the Anthropology of Visual Communication 1(1):57-60.

6.    1974b     The Teaching of Visual Anthropology at Temple (with Jay Ruby).  SAVC Newsletter 5(3):5-7.

7.    1975a      Introduction to the Study of Non-Professional Photography as Visual Communication, Folklore Forum 13:19-25.

8.    1975b      Review: Ricky and Rocky (film).  American Anthropologist 77(2):466-69.

9.    1975c      Cinema Naivete: A Study of Home Moviemaking as Visual Communication, Studies in the Anthropology of Visual Communication                               2(2): 87-103.  Also as: Cinéma Naiveté: A Csaladi filmezés mint vizualis kommunikacio.  Tanulmanyok Az Amator Foto Visualis                                 Anthropologiajarol (1986), Budapest: Institute for Culture.

10.    1976      Studies in the Home Mode of Visual Communication.  Working Papers in Culture and Communication 1(2):39-61.

11.    1977a     Human Images: Teaching the Communication of Ethnography. Anthropology and Education Quarterly  8(1):8-11.

12.    1977b    Perspectives on Children's Filmmaking: The Minnewaska Symposium. Film Library Quarterly 10(1-2):60-65.  Appeared as Working                             Paper No. 23.  Bericht von einem Symposium uber von Kindern gedrehte Filme, for the 1977 International Conference on Youth                                 and Film, Ludwigshaften, Germany.

13.    1978a     Which Way Media Anthropology?  Journal of Communication 28(3):208 -214.

14.    1978b     Review: Growing Up at Paradise (film).  American Anthropologist 80(3):765-766.

15.    1978c     Review: City Families--London and Chicago. Studies in the Anthropology of Visual Communication 5(1):63-65.

16.    1979a    Obituary: Sol Worth 1922-1977.  American Anthropologist 81(1): 91-3.

17.    1979b    The Contributions of Sol Worth to Visual Anthropology.  Temple University Working Papers in Culture and Communication 2(2):2-20.

18.    1979c    Photography's Role in Tourism: Some Unexplored Relationships.  Annals of Tourism Research  6(4):435-447.

19.    1979d    Review: Our Kind of People--American Groups and Rituals.  American Anthropologist  81(2):476-477.

20.    1979e    Review: When Two or More are Gathered Together.  American Anthropologist  81(2):476-477.

21.    1979f     Review: A Wedding in the Family (film).  American Anthropologist 81(1):210.

22.    1980a    Tourist Photography. Afterimage 8(1&2):26-29. Also as: Fényképezo Turistak.  Tanulmanyok A: Amator Foto Vizualis                                                   Anthropologiajarol  (1986), Budapest: Institute for Culture.

23.    1980b    Review: A Paradigm for Looking--Cross Cultural Research with Visual Media.  Journal of Communication 30(1):237, 239.

24.    1980c    Review: Home Movie--An American Folk Art (film).  Journal of American Folklore  93(368):245-246.

25.    1981a    Redundant Imagery: Some Observations on the Use of Snapshots in American Culture.  Journal of American Culture 4(1):106-113.                              Also as: Bobeszédu Képek: Megfigyelések Az Amerikai Kultura Fényképhasznalatarol.  Tanulmanyok Az Amator Foto Vizualis                                Anthropologiajorol (1986), Budapest: Institute for Culture.

26.    1981b     A Sociovidistic Approach to Children's Filmmaking: The Philadelphia Project.  Studies in Visual Communication  7(1):2-33.

27.    1982    Home Movies as Cultural Documents.  Film/Culture: Explorations of Cinema in Its Social Context. Sari Thomas (ed.), Metuchen, N.J.:                         Scarecrow Press, pp. 126-138.  Also as: A Csaldi Film mint Kulturalis Documentum.  Tanulmanyok Az Amatar Foto Vizualis                                        Anthropologiajarol (1986), Budapest: Institute for Culture.

28.    1983     Exploiting the Vernacular: Studies in Snapshot Photography.  Studies in Visual Communication 9(3):70-84.  Also as Benszulott Tajak:                         Tanulmanyok Az Amator Fényképrol.  Tanulmanyok Az Amator Foto Vizualis Anthropologiajarol (1986), Budapest: Institute for                                    Culture.

29.    1984a    Tribute to Richard Cross, 1950-1983.  SAVICOM Newsletter 11(2): 9-11.

30.    1984b    Review: The New Photography.  Studies in Visual Communication 10(3):89-91.

31.    1984c    The Sociovidistic Wisdom of Abby and Ann: Toward an Etiquette of Home Mode Photography.  Journal of American Culture                                          7(1-2):22-31.  Also as: Abby és Ann Szociovidisztikua Bolesessége: A Csaladi Fényképezés Etikettjének Kérdésehez.                                              Tanulmanyok Az Amator Foto Vizualis Anthropologiajarol (1986), Budapest: Institute for Culture.

32.    1985    An Alternative to an Alternative--Comment on Uzzell.  Annals of Tourism Research 11(3):103-106.

33.    1986a    Home Movies in a World of Reports: An Anthropological Appreciation. Journal of the University Film and Video Association 38                                     (3-4):102-110.

34.    1986b    Media Myopia and Genre-Centrism: The Case of Home Movies.  Journal of the University Film and Video Association  38 (3-4):                                 58-62.

35.    1988a    Home Video Versions of Life--Anything New?  Society for Visual Anthropology Newsletter  4(1):1-5.

36.    1988b    Creating DIVA: A Video Journal--A Call for Response.  Commission on Visual Anthropology Newsletter, May, pp. 44-48.

37.    1988c    Japanese American Family Photography: A Brief Report of Research on Home Mode Communication in Cross-Cultural Contexts.                            Visual Sociology Review  3(2):12-16.

38.    1988d    Navajo Filmmaking Revisited: Problematic Interactions.  Native North American Interaction Patterns, Regna Darnell and Michael                                 Foster (eds.), Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canadian Ethnology Service, Mercury Series Paper 112, pp. 168-185.

39.    1988e    Selective Index of Visual Anthropology Newsletters--1970-1983 (with Anja Dalderup).  Society for Visual Anthropology Newsletter                              4(2):34-40.

40.    1989a    Photography: As Amateur Medium.  The International Encyclopedia of     Communications, New York: Oxford University Press,                                 3:281-5.

41.    1989b    Review: Beyond Words--Images from America's Concentration Camps.  Visual Anthropology 1(4):478-81.

42.    1989c    Review: Family Gathering (film).  American Anthropologist 91(2):525-27.

43.    1989d    Review: Bordertowns.  American Anthropologist  91(4):1085-86.

44.    1989e     Native Participation in Visual Studies: From Pine Springs to Philadelphia.  Eyes Across the Water, Robert M. Boonzajer Flaes (ed.),                             Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis, pp. 71-79.

45.    1990    Review: Consider Anything, Only Don't Cry and A Song of Air (films). Visual Anthropology  4(1):92-95.

46.    1992a    Picturing Culture Through Indigenous Imagery: A Telling Story.  Film As Ethnography, Peter Crawford and David Turton (eds.),                                     Manchester: University of Manchester Press, pp. 222-241.

47.    1992b    Review of 1992 Manchester Conference.  Anthropology Newsletter, (December) 33(9):15.

48.    1993a    Reviewing DIVA: A Video Journal for Visual Anthropology.  The 1992 Yearbook for Visual Anthropology (Paolo Chiozzi, ed.), pp.                                 101-15.

49.    1993b    Visual Sociology Conference in Bologna.  Anthropology Newsletter (September) 34(6): 45-6.

50.    1993c    Fotografia e Turismo.  Sociologia Urbana e Rurale, F. Angeli Publisher, Milan, 15(41): 27-41 (translation of: Photography's Role in                             Tourism: Some Unexplored Relationships, Annals of Tourism Research  6(4): 435-447 (1979).

51.    1994    Review: Anthropology and Photography.  Man 29(2): 484-5.

52.    1995a    Japanese American Family Photography.  Sensei 1(2): 25-29 (revision of 1988c).

53.    1995b    Preface. Sorrida, Prego! La Costruzione visuale della vita quitidiana. (Italian translation of Snapshot Versions of Life) Milan:                                         FrancoAngeli.

54.    1995c    L'Album dei Ricordi Studio de Anthropologia Visual dei Giapponesi d'America.  Sociologia Urbana e Rurale, 17(46): 27-41 (translation                         of 1988c "Japanese American Family Photography: A Brief Report of Research on Home Mode Communication in Cross-Cultural                             Contexts").

55.    1996a    Photography.  The Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology, edited by David Levinson and Melvin Ember, New York: Henry Holt and                             Co., pp. 926-31.
   
56.    1996b    Foreword.  'Appropriating Images': The Semiotics of Visual Anthropology by Keyan Tomaselli, Hoejbjetg, Denmark: Intervention                                 Press.

57.    1996c    Review of Lesotho Herders Video Project by Chuck Scott in Visual Anthropology 9(1): 85-.87.

58.    1997a    Family Photography: One Album is Worth a 1000 Lies. Sociology -- Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life 2/e by David M.                                 Newuman,   Thousand Oaks, CA.: Pine Forge Press, pp. 269-78.

59.    1997b    Il caso di “Doubutsu no Haka no Shashin”: le fotografie nei cimiteri giapponesi per animali domestici. Proceedings, ("I sentieri della                             sociologia visuale"), International Visual Sociology Association Meetings, Bologna, Italy, pp. 273-284.

60.    1998a    Interpreting Family Photography as Pictorial Communication. Image- based Research: A Sourcebook for Qualitative Researchers,                             Jon Prosser, ed. London: Falmer Press Ltd., pp. 214-234.

61.    1998b    Presenting Images. IVSA (International Visual Sociology) Newsletter (with John Grady) Spring, pp. 5-6.

62.    1998c    Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA): An Innovative Methodology for Understanding the Adolescence Illness Experience                         (with M. Rich and S. Lamola) in Journal of Adolescent Health 22:128.

63.    1998d    Film Review of Hello Photo by Nina Davenport (1994) AEMS News and Reviews 1(1): 8, 11 and as:
                         http://www.aems.uiuc.edu/~cem/CEM/reviews/chalfen.html

64.    1998e    Family Photograph Appreciation: Dynamics of Medium, Interpretation and Memory. Communication and Cognition 31(2-3): 161-78.

65.    1998f    Review of Rethinking Visual Anthropology edited by M. Banks and H. Morphy for ¬Visual Sociology 13(1): 71-2.

66.    1999a    Is Krippendorf’s Tribe Bad for Teaching Anthropology?  As usual, it all depends.  Teaching Anthropology Newsletter 33 (Fall): 2-3.

67.    1999b    Film Review of Hello Photo by Nina Davenport (1994).  Education About Asia (Winter), 74.

68.    1999c    Why Krippendorf’s Tribe is Good for Teaching Anthropology.  Visual Anthropology Review 14:103-5 (with Sam Pack).

69.    1999d    Showing and Telling Asthma: Children Teaching Physicians with Visual Narratives.  Visual Sociology 14: 51-71 (with Michael Rich).

70.    1999e    Film Review of Makiko’s New World by David Plath (1999), American Anthropologist 101(3): 639-40.  Also as: http://approd.com/mpg.html
71.    1999f    John Adair 1913-1987: Work Across the Anthropological Spectrum. Journal of Anthropological Research 55: 429-445 (with Clifford R. Barnett, James Faris, Katherine Halpern, Susan McGreevy, Willow Powers).

72.    2000a    Illness as a Social Construct: Understanding What Asthma Means to the Patient to Better Treat the Disease.  Journal on Quality Improvement 26(5): 244-53 (with Michael Rich and Stacy Taylor).

73.    2000b    Film Review of The Last Vaudevillian: On the Road with Travelogue Filmmaker John Holod by Jeffrey Ruoff (1998). Visual Anthropology Review 15 (1): 99-100.

74.    2000c    Old Japan, New Media.  CD-ROM Review of Memories of Japan 1859-1875 -- Japanese Photography in Dutch Collections.  In the AEMS Review (Asian Educational Media Service), 3(2): 6-7.

75.    2000d    Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA): A Patient-Centered Methodology for Understanding the Adolescence Illness Experience. Journal of Adolescent Health 27: 155-165 (with M. Rich, S. Lamola and J. Gordon).

76.    2001a    Review of Delivering Views – Distant Cultures in Early Postcards (Christraud M. Geary and Virginia-Lee Webb (eds.)) Visual Anthropology 41(1): 113-5.

77.    2001b    Go Web Young Man! Liberating the Snapshot.  The Globe and Mail, Supplement, March 24, p. E4.

78.    2001c    Print Club Photography in Japan: Framing Social Relationships. 
    Visual Sociology (with Mai Murui), 16(1): 55-73.

79.    2001d    Hollywood Films in Class: The Case of Mr. Baseball.  In the AEMS Review (Asian Educational Media Service), 4(4): 1-3.

80.    2001e    Review of Researching the Visual (Emmison and Smith).  Visual Sociology 16(1): 101-03.

81.    2001f    Print Club in Giappone: frame che rappresentano frame. In In Altre Parole – Idee per una sociologia della comunicazione visuale, ed. Patrizia Faccioli, Milan, Italy: FrancoAngeli, pp. 219-52 (with Mai Murui).

82.    2001g    Photography: Amateur and Home Photography.  In the Encyclopedia of American Studies, (Grolier) 3:314-316.

83.    2002a    Review of Visual Methods in Social Research by Marcus Banks in Visual Studies 17(1): 77-8.

84.    2002b    Commentary: Hearing What is Shown and Seeing What is Said.  Narrative Inquiry 12(2): 397-404. 

85.    2002c    Snapshots ‘R’ Us: The Evidentiary Problematic of Home Media.  In Visual Studies 17(2): 141-49.

86.    2002d    Visual Illness Narratives of Asthma: Explanatory Models and Health-Related Behavior. (with Jennifer Patashnick and Michael Rich)  The American Journal of Health Behavior 26(6): 442-453.

87.    2003a    Studying Japan with Hollywood Films: Showing Mr. Baseball in Class. Education about Asia 8(1): 33-36.

88.    2003b    Hollywood Makes Anthropology – The Case of Krippendorf’s Tribe.
    Visual Anthropology 16(4):375-391.  

89.    2003c   Celebrating Life After Death: The Appearance of Snapshots in Japanese Pet Gravesites. Visual Studies. 18(2): 143-155.

90.    2004a    Electronic Demonstration Portfolios for Visual Anthropology Majors. 
    Journal of Educational Media, 29(1): 37-48.

91.    2004b    Print Club Photography in Japan: Framing Social Relationships (revised) (with Mai Murui).  Photographs, Objects,  Histories ,Chapter 11.  Elizabeth Edwards and Janice Hart (eds.).  London: Routledge. Pp. 166-185.

92.    2004c    Hearing What is Shown and Seeing What is Said.  Considering Counter-Narratives: Narrating, resisting, making sense.  M. Bamberg and M. Andrews (eds.).  Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publ. Co., pp. 143-150.

93.    2004d     Applying Visual Research: Patients Teaching Physicians about Asthma through Visual Illness Narratives. (with Michael Rich).  Visual Anthropology Review (VAR), 20(1): 17-30.

94.    2005a    Looking at Japanese Society: Hashiguchi George as Visual Sociologist.  Visual Studies 20(2): 140-158.

95.    2005b     Le meta-immagini dei giornali nella cultura visiva contemporanea (Newspaper Meta-Pictures in Contemporary Visual Culture).  DESK 7(3): 17-19.   

96.    2006a    Review: Seeing  is Believing – Handicams, Human Rights and the News (film) by Katerina Cizek and Peter Wintonick.  Visual Studies 20(3): 101-02.

97.    2006b    Review: The Value of Visual Exploration: Understanding Cultural Activities with Young People by Roz Hall.  Visual Studies 21(1): 205-6.

98.    2006c    Snapshots ‘R’ Us: The Evidentiary Problematic of Home Media. In Visual Research Methods (ed. Peter Hamilton), London: Sage Publications, Vol. 2, pp. 277-294 (reprint of 85).

99.    2007a    Photographs Answering Questions -- A Summer School in Visual Sociology (with Patrizia Faccioli, John Grady, Doug Harper, Pino Losacco and Charles Suchar), for Visual Studies 22(1): 85-94.

100.    2007b    If Tiles Could Talk…The Visual Life of a Senior Ceramic Tiles Project. Visual Studies.  Special Issue on The Visible Curriculum, 22(1): 31-41.

101.    2007c    “Can You See Me Now?”  Emergent Problems in Camera-Phone Use in the U.S. and Japan.  Proceedings of the  Annual International Visual Sociology (IVSA) Meetings, Urbino, Italy, June  see: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/2375998/2007-%EF%BF%BDSociovidisitics-Revisited-A-Meta-Analysis-of-Camera-Phone and/or http://www.visualsociology.org/proceedings%5F2006/#rchalfen)

102.    2007d    The Worth/Adair Navajo Experiment – Unanticipated Results and Reactions.”  Memories of the Origins of Visual Anthropology edited by Beate Engelbrecht (Peter Lang Publishers, Frankfurt/M. et al, New York, Bern and Brussels), pp. 165-75.

103.    2007e    Combining the Applied, the Visual and the Medical: Patients Teaching Physicians with Visual Narratives (with Michael Rich). Visual Interventions, Sarah Pink (ed).  Oxford & New York: Berghan Books.  Pp. 57-73.

104.    2007f    Review: Snapshot Chronicles–Inventing the American Family Album by Barbara Levine and Stephanie Snyder.  Visual Studies 22(3).

105.    2007g    A Summer Workshop in Japanese Visual Culture.   Visual Studies 22(3): 301-313 (with Lindsey Powell)

106.    2007h    Review: Beauty Up: Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics by Laura Miller for Museum Anthropology Review 
(see: http://museumanthropology.wordpress.com/2007/08/15/mar-2007-2-5/)

107.    2007i    Variations of Bio-Documentary Representation: Kids Make Pictures.  Selected Proceedings, Annual Meetings of the International                             Visual Sociology Meetings, New York, August 12.  (See: http://www.visualsociology.org/proceedings/)

108.    2008a   Shinrei Shashin: Photographs of Ghosts in Japanese Snapshots.  Photography & Culture 1(1): 51-72.

109.    2008b   Amateur Photography and Movies.  The International Encyclopedia of Communication, Wolfgang Donsbach, Editor. Volume 1:                                 166-68.  Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing.

110.    2008c    Visual Anthropologists Take on Japanese Visual Culture. Temple University Faculty Herald 38(5): 2. 4. 6-7 (with Lindsey Powell)
                        (see: http://www.temple.edu/herald/japanesevisualculture.htm)

111.    2008d    ViewPoint: The Problem with Visual Analysis. MethodsNews. Issue 16, pg. 1.

112.    2008e    Review: Other People’s Pictures (DVD).  Visual Studies, 23(3): 180-3.

113.    2009a    Review: On Another Playground: Japanese Popular Culture in America (DVD). Visual Anthropology Review (VAR), 25:1.

114.    2009b    Perspectives on Sexting (Blogged Essay), parts 1-3.  April 15-17. http://cmch.typepad.com/

115.    2009c    Going to the Movies: An Autobiographical Case of Applied Visual Anthropology.  What Anthropologists Do edited by Veronica                                     Strang. Oxford, New York: Berg, pp 155-156.

116.   2009d    Introducing the Cell Phone License (Blogged Essay). September 1. http://cmch.typepad.com/cmch/ and                                         http://richardchalfen.blogspot.com/2009/08/introducing-cell-phone-license.html


117.   2009e    Review:  Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories edited by Ishizuka and Zimmermann. The Winterthur                                 Portfolio 43(2/3): 265-7.

118.   2009f     Showing and Telling Asthma: Children Teaching Physicians with Visual Narratives.   Life Story Research
edited by Barbara Harrison,                         London: Sage Publications.  Republication of 1999d: Visual Sociology 14: 51-71 (with Michael Rich).


119.    2009g    "It's only a picture": Sexting, “Smutty” Snapshots, and Felony Charges.  Visual Studies 24(3): 258-268.


120.    2010a    
Чалфен Р. Семейные фотографии как коммуникация посредством изображений / Пер. с англ. А.В. Печуриной //                                             Социологический журнал --  Semeynaya fotografiya kak komunikatsiya, osnovannaya na illyustraciyah. (Revision of  “Interpreting                          Family Photography as Pictorial Communication”) translated by Anna Pechurina for: Sociological Journal, The Institute of Sociology,                          Russian Academy of Sciences 2: 98-117.


121.    2010b    Review of The Oxford Project by Stephen G. Bloom (Author), Peter Feldstein (Photographer). Visual Studies 25(1): 105-6.


122.    2010c    
Childhood, Cell Phones and Health. High-Tech Tots: Childhood in a Digital World edited by Ilene R. Berson and Michael J. Berson.                            Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Pp. 211-230.

 

123.    2010d    Sharing Information about the Pain: Patient-Doctor Collaboration in Therapy and Research.  Collaborative Information Behavior:                             User Engagement and Communication edited by Jonathan Foster. New York, NY: Information Science Reference, pp. 180-196 (with                          Michael Rich)

124.    2010e    Sexting as Adolescent Social Communication: A Call for Attention.  The Journal of Children and Media, 4(3): 332-36.

125.    2010f     Lifting Up Voices of Participatory Visual Research (with Wendy Luttrell). Special Issue of Visual Studies (W. Luttrell and R. Chalfen                           (eds)). 25(3): 197-200.


126.    2010g    VIA’s Visual Voices: Awareness of a Dedicated Audience for Voices in Patient Video Narratives (with Michael Rich). Special Issue of                           Visual Studies (W. Luttrell and R. Chalfen (eds)).
25(3): 201-209.

127.    2011a    Review of Doing Family Photography–The Domestic, The public and the Politics of Sentiment by Gillian Rose. Visual Studies. 26(2):                         180-181.

128.    2011b    Looking Two Ways: Mapping the Social Scientific Study of Visual Culture.  SAGE Handbook of Visual Research Methods edited
                        by Eric Margolis and Luc Pauwels, pp. 24-47.


129.    2011c    Differentiating Practices of Participatory Visual Media Production.  SAGE Handbook of Visual Research Methods edited by Eric                                 Margolis and Luc Pauwels, pp. 186-200.

130.    2011d    Review of Visual Cultures edited by James Elkins.  Visual Studies, 26(3): 272-273.

 131.    2011e    Studying Research Capabilities of Youth Media: analyzing children’s audio-visual expressions about health (with Michael Rich).                                  International  Perspectives on Youth Media: Cultures of Production & Education edited by JoEllen Fisherkeller. Peter Lang                                          Publishers. Pp. 103-118.

 132.    2011f    “Astma w obrazach i wypowiedziach: narracje wizualne jako środek, dzięki któremu dzieci zaznajamiają lekarzy ze swoją chorobą”                         ("Showing and telling asthma: Children teaching physicians with visual narrative" (in "Visual Sociology" 14(1)) in Metodologia badań                          wizualnych. Wybór tekstów ("Visual Research in Social Science. The Reader") edited by Maciej Frąckowiak and Krzysztof                                         Olechnicki.  Publisher: Oficyna Naukowa.  Summer.

133.   2012a    Reviews of Bicycles: Vintage People on Photo Postcards, Readers: Vintage People on Photo Postcards, Weddings: Vintage People                         on Photo Postcards, Women & Hats: Vintage People on Photo Postcards by Tom Phillips. Visual Studies, 7(3)

134.    2012b    Photo Essay -- Navajo Film Themselves, Pine Springs, AZ., 1966: Personal Reflections on Fieldwork.  The Complete Sol Worth                                 edited by Larry Gross and Jay Ruby, the Annenberg School Press.


Publications in Press

2013   Sexting at a Young Age – A Revealing Overview. Working with Images: Practices of Visualisation, Representation & Pattern Recognition,  edited by Michael Bell.

2013   The Significance of Memory in Japanese Family Photography.  Double Exposure: Memory and Photography edited by Olga Shevchenko. Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Press. 

201-   Studying Home Media as Visual Culture.  Visual Sociology--Teaching with Visual Media. Film, Photography and New Media. (6th Edition).  Diana Papademas (ed.). American Sociological Association.


WEB PUBLICATIONS


2009    The Problematic Location and Logic of Meta-Pictures in Everyday Photojournalism (http://richardchalfen.blogspot.com/)

2011    To See What It’s Like To Live Like You: The Popularity of Making Kids Make Pictures.  Paper prepared for Advanced Seminar: Emergent Seeing and Knowing: Mapping Practices of Participatory Visual Methods.  Radcliffe Institute, Cambridge, MA.  (https://sites.google.com/a/temple.edu/richard-chalfen-ph-d/participant-visual-media-research)

Publications in Preparation

201-   Snapping and Wrapping: Japanese Home Media.  Book-length (13 chapters) monograph, 80 illustrations

201-   Because I Survived, I’m Gonna be Denied the Best Care. Perceptions of Transitions by Young Adults with Cystic Fibrosis. Journal of Adolescent Health (with                  Alexis Light, Laura Sherman, Julie Polvinen, Michael Rich).

20--   Photo Diaries As Web Artifact.  New Media Section, Visual Studies.

----       Healthy Cells: Relationships of Mobile Phones and Everyday Health. For the Center for Media and Child Health, Children’s Hospital Boston

----      “Where Did Your Asthma Come From? ”Relating a Patient’s Life Experience to Non-Compliance.”  (with Michael Rich and Jennifer Patashnick)

----       The VIA Gaze: A Primer on Interpreting Visual Illness Narratives As Information    About Medical Knowledge – for Center on Media and Child Health.

----       Bio-Documentary Revelations: A Critical Review of Pictorial Narratives as Applied Visual Communication – for Center on Media and Child Health.

-----     The Sociovidisitics of Home Media Revisited… A Meta-Analysis of Camera Phone Interaction Studies.


Web-Published Documents
/Visual Essays

1999    TRADITIONAL VIEWS
Home Page Photo Essay.

2002    “VERNACULAR VISUAL CULTURE IN JAPAN”
by Kendra Sterns in East Harwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, July, 2002.   Home Page Paper, Summer.

2003    ONE HOUR PHOTO --  A Self-Interview
Home Page Paper, Summer.

2004    HAND-WASHING  --  A VISUAL ESSAY
Home Page Visual Essay, Fall

2004    PARTIAL VIEWS: The Cultural Politics of Looking (Or: “Noren Looking Rights”)
Home Page Visual Essay, June.

REPORTS:

1979     A Study of Polavision and Home Moviemaking.  Commissioned and prepared for the Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Mass.

1984     Development of Video Exchange.  Prepared for Mellon Foundation and the Center for Development of the Liberal Arts.

1985     Handbook for Video Exchange Procedures.  Prepared for the Mellon Foundation and the Center for Development of the Liberal Arts, Temple University.

1992     Impact of Electronics on the Youth Market.  Commissioned and prepared for the Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York.

INVITED LECTURES AND COLLOQUIA:     

                  
Papers have been presented at:
    The Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, the American Culture Association, the Eastern Sociological Society, the Midwest American Culture Association, the International Visual Sociology Association.

Invited lectures have been given at:   
     Teachers College, Columbia University; Anthropology and Communications Departments, Ohio State University; Visual Scholars Program, University of Iowa; Anthropology Colloquium, College of Santa Fe, New Mexico; Anthropology Clubs, West Chester State College, Pennsylvania and Burlington County College, New Jersey; International Center for Photography, New York; Japanese American Culture and Community Center, Los Angeles, California; Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Berkeley, California; Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania; Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania; Department of Sociology, University of Bologna; Department of Sociology, University of Padowa; Department of Photography, Maryland Institute of Art; Department of Sociology, Boston University; Harvard Graduate School of Education; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL.; Konan University, Kobe, Japan; Maryland Art Institute, Baltimore, MD., Kobe College for Women, Kobe, Japan, Microsoft Research India, Bangalore

Invited papers have been read during:
    The Conference on Visual Anthropology, Philadelphia; the Conference on Film as Ethnography, Manchester, U.K.; the Conference on Visual Sociology and Visual Anthropology, Amsterdam; Conference on Culture and Communication, Philadelphia; the Conference on Native American Interaction Patterns, University of Alberta; the Conference on American Indian Images on Film, University of New Mexico; Symposium on Child-Made Films, New Paltz, N.Y., Oberlin Film Conference, Oberlin, Ohio, the Japanese Popular Culture Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, CA.; Center for Literary and Cultural Studies (with Michael Rich), Harvard University; Japanese Red Cross College for Nursing, among others.

GRANTS RECEIVED AND FIELDWORK:


2002        Recipient, CLA Research Incentive Fund, Temple University – “Digital Living.”

2002        Principal Investigator, Summer Research Fellowship, Temple University -- “Hashiguchi George as Visual Social Scientist.”

2001        Recipient, Experiential Learning Task Force -- Temple University: “Incorporating Experiential Learning into Visual Anthropology.”

2000        Recipient, Faculty Grant-in-Aid of Research, Temple University -- “Hashiguchi George as Visual Social Scientist.”

1999        Co-Investigator, Eastman Kodak Company -- "Strategies of Storytelling through American Family Photograph Collections" ($22,000), with Sam Pack.

1998        Grant-in-Aid of Research, Temple University -- “Print Club as Japanese Popular Culture.”
   
1996        Principal Investigator, Summer Research Fellowship, Temple University -- "Japanese Family Photography as Visual Communication."

1996         Recipient, Faculty Grant-in-Aid of Research, Temple University -- "Japanese Family Photography as Visual Communication."

1993, 94    Principal Investigator, Center for East Asian Studies, Temple University "Japanese Family Photography as Visual Communication" ($4,300).

1992         Principal Investigator, Eastman Kodak Company -- "The Impact of Electronics on Youth Segments" ($36,000).

1989         Principal Investigator, Summer Research Fellowship, Temple University -- "A Critical Examination of Film Reviews Published in the American Anthropologist, 1965-85."

1988         Recipient, Faculty Grant-in-Aid of Research, Temple University -- "Completion of Monograph on Japanese American Photography."

1985         Recipient, Mellon Grant, Center for Development of the Liberal Arts, Temple University -- "Video Exchange Handbook."

1984a     Recipient, Faculty Grant-in-Aid of Research, Temple University -- "Tourist Development Interviews."

1984b     Recipient, Course Development Grant, Media Learning Center, Temple University -- "Anthropological Problems in Visual Production."

1983       Principal Investigator, Summer Research Fellowship, Temple University--"The Development of a Tourist Community: An Ethnohistorical Reconstruction."

1981a     Recipient, National Science Foundation Science Faculty Professional Development Grant, SPI-8165005 -- "Social Science Film Production"  ($29,600).

1981b     Principal Investigator, Research Incentive Fund, Temple University--"Pilot Study for an Ethnography of Navajo Film Communication" ($1,278).

1979a     Recipient, Course Development Grant, Temple University--"Sociovidistics."

1979b     Principal Investigator, Polaroid Corporation. "A Study of Polavision and Home Moviemaking" ($7,200).

1978a     Principal Investigator, Summer Research Fellowship, Temple University -- "Completion of a Research Documentary entitled: Context Film: The Navajo Film Themselves."

1978b     Recipient, Faculty Grant-in-Aid of Research, Temple University - "Completion of Research Film" ($1,550).

1978c     Co-Principal Investigator, Research Incentive Fund Grant, Temple University -- "Pilot Study of an Ethnography of Visual Communication" (with Jay Ruby).

1975       Principal Investigator, Summer Research Fellowship, Temple University -- "Towards Ethnographies of Visual Communication."

1970-73      Principal Investigator, National Institute of Mental Health grant no. S-R01-MH17521-01,02,03 ($55,583.00). "Exploring Social Perception  with Film" administrated by the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic.

1966-67   Research Assistant, National Science Foundation grant nos. GS 1038 and GS 1759. "The Use of Film in Cross-Cultural Communication."

VISUAL PRODUCTION:

Filmmaking:

    1973     Produced and edited First Footage: Four Female Groups (40 min) and First Footage: Two Male Groups (21 min) -- two 16mm black and                  white films that illustrate comparative findings of socio-documentary film research with Philadelphia teenagers.

    1967-72     Organized and directed groups of Philadelphia teenagers in their production of 16mm black and white sound films: What We Do On                           Saturdays On Our Spare Time, The Robbery, Don't Make A Good Girl    Go Bad, WPFG-MI, God and The Life of Man.

    1966     Wrote, directed and photographed a 16mm black and white sound film entitled For Ages 10 to Adult (with Ben Achtenberg).

Photoserigraphy:

    1967,68       One man show, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Fall.

    1968     Group show, Cheltenham Art Centre, Spring.

Photography:

    1966     Group Show, West Philadelphia Free Library.

    1965     One man show, Dennis Playhouse, Dennis, Mass.

    1998    “Traditional Views.”  One man show, Richard Cross Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia, Penna. and as:
                 http://astro.temple.edu/~rchalfen/visprod.html

    2000    “Traditional Views.”  Group show, Harvard Project Zero, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

World Wide Web Authoring:

    1998    Web Home Page: http://astro.temple.edu/~rchalfen


MEDIA PARTICIPATION:


Magazines, newspapers:

    “A Different Take on Home Movies: Capturing Family Traumas on Film” by Jeffrey Zaslow, The Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2003.

    “Mr. Professor” by Mai Murui, RyugakUSA, Vol. 43, April, 1998 (in Japanese).

    "Memories -- Visual Anthropology: 'the upside of life"' by Robert Brothers' Temple Times, December 18, 1986.

    "Smile, Yankee, and wave your hamburger" by Dick Pothier, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 1, 1981.

    "Snapshots Provide Study of Culture" by Debra Voisin, Albuquerque Journal (North), March 6, 1982.

    "Home Movies: Biased Glimpses of Life" by Lewis Beale, Temple University Alumni Review 29(1):19-22, Summer, 1978.

    "Home Movies Show More Than You See" by Paul Jablow, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 12, 1976.

    "Story of American Culture Found in Family Pictures" by Robert Salgado, The Sunday Bulletin (Philadelphia), May 12, 1974.

Radio Interviews:

    “Print Club Popularity in Japan.” InterFm, with Kyle Cleveland, Tokyo, Japan, January 19, 2002

    “Deep Thoughts on Home Pictures” on “This Morning Show” with Dick Gordon, CBC-Toronto, January 7, 2000.

    "Kodak Culture as Popular Culture" on Charlie Hardy's Popular Culture Show     (funded by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council), WUHY, June 3, 1981.

    "The First Philadelphia Home Movie Festival" on Fresh Air, UUHY, December 16, 1975.

Video Interviews:

    "Anthropology and Home Media: The U.S. and Japan" at the National Institute of Media Education, Chiba, Japan, April 11, 1995.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY:

• Co-Director, Radcliffe Advanced Seminar: Emergent Seeing and Knowing:  Mapping Practices of Participatory Visual Methods. November, 2008
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Photography & Culture 2007-
Member, Board of Directors, Visual Studies Program, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 2006-
Book Review Editor, Visual Studies, 2005-
• Editorial Board, Visual Communication Quarterly 2004-06
• Associate Editor, Visual Studies, 2001-05
• Founder, Editor of Sensei: Temple University Japan Faculty Publication, 1994-5.
President, Society for Visual Anthropology, 1989-91 (President-Elect, 1988-89).
Member, Board of Directors, American Anthropological Association, 1989-91.
Member, Commission on Visual Anthropology, IUAES, 1986 present.
Contributing Editor for the Society for Visual Anthropology (monthly column), Anthropology Newsletter, August, 1988-90.
Jury Member, Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Video Festival, American  Anthropology Association, 1988-89, 1991-92.
Member, Board of Directors, Society for Visual Anthropology, March, 1986-92.
Staff Anthropologist, The Japanese American Family Album Project, National Endowment for the Humanities, Museum Exhibitions Project, 1985-87.
Jury Member, Fiction Films, American Film Festival, 1985.
Panelist, Media Grants, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1984, 1985.
• Staff Anthropologist, The Japanese American Family Album Project, The Japanese American Culture and Community Center, Los Angeles, 1982-83.
Advisory Board, Society for the Anthropology of Visual Communication, 1982-86.
Research Associate, Anthropology Film Center, 1981-83.
Director and Coordinator, Master of Arts Program in Visual Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Temple University, 1980-91.
Editor, Working Papers in Culture and Communication, 1976-82.
Book Review Editor, Studies in the Anthropology of Visual Communication, January 1977-October 1979.
Consulting Editor, Studies in Visual Communication, September 1979-1985.
Director, The First Philadelphia Home Movie Festival, Temple University, March 11, 1976.
• Co-Director, Conference on Culture and Mass Communication, Temple University, Philadelphia, March 22-24, 1979.
Director, Conference on Culture and Communication, Temple University, Philadelphia, March 13-15, 1975.
Secretary-Treasurer, Society for the Anthropology of Visual Communication, 1972-74.
Assistant Editor, Program in Ethnographic Film Newsletter, 1973-74.
Assistant Director, Conference on Visual Anthropology, Temple University, Philadelphia, March 1974

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS:
    American Anthropological Association
    Society for Visual Anthropology
    International Visual Sociology Association
    Japan Society of Boston
                                                                                                          
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