Recent INVITED Public Presentations

“Water”. Future for the Earth: Sustainable Visions in Art and Science. November 2017. Facilitated through Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Venice, Italy.

“Digital Cosmologies.” ORA: #TranscribingSpaces. Curated by Jack Gray. Ora Gallery, NYC, NY. October 2016. Facilitated through the Asia Pacific America Institute, NYU.

“Woolen Blankets and Street Writing”. TILTMixer. Indiana Humanities Public Event. October 2016.

“Curatorial Tactics for Exhibiting Process: Intersections of Art & Anthropology.” VI Congresso da APA | 6th Congress of APA. June 2016.

“Exhibiting Knowledge.” Arctic Horizons Workshop: Uninhibited Synergies: Connecting Humanities, Engineering, and Social Sciences in Arctic Research and Public Engagement. Juneau, Alaska, USA. March 31 – April 2, 2016.

“Tlingit Button Robes: Meaning Making and Material Traditions”. Session: “Tradition, Trade, and Transformation". Pasold Sponsored: Dressing Global Bodies conference, University of Alberta, Canada. July 2016.

“Curatorial Tactics for Exhibiting Process: Intersections of Art & Anthropology”. VI Congresso da APA | 6th Congress of Association of Portuguese Anthropologists, Coimbra, Portugal. 3 June 2016.

Discussant for “Tashi’s Turbine” Film. Society for Visual Anthropology Film & Media Festival, 115th American Anthropological Association Meetings, Denver, CO. 20 November 2015.

“Tlingit Button Robes: Materials that Move”. Native American Art Studies Association (NAASA), Santa Fe, New Mexico. 3 October 2015.

 “At.óowu—Tlingit Treasure or Taxonomic Thing: Thinking through current protocols for inter-­‐cultural collaboration, curator, and consultations in Alaska”. Curatopia: Museums and the Future of Curatorship, LMU, Munich, Germany. Funded by the Goethe Institute. 3 July 2015.

“Slow Ethnography”. Humanities Institute and Blanton Museum of Art. University of Texas, Austin. 8 September 2014.

Online Presentations

McDonald, F.P. “Art and Anthropology” Interview with WebsEdgeEducation TV. American Anthropological Association Meetings, Chicago, IL. October 2013. Available here: (LINK)