Jon Kay

Jon Kay

Clinical Associate Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Director, Traditional Arts Indiana

Education

  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2014

Research interests

  • public folklore
  • Indiana folklife
  • folk arts and aging
  • material culture
  • museums
  • occupational folklife
  • digital humanities

Courses recently taught

  • Indiana Folklore
  • Lab in Public Folklore & Ethnomusicology
  • Public Practice in Folklore & Ethnomusicology

Awards & Distinctions

  • 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Folk & Traditional Arts grant
  • 2013 Indiana Governor's Arts Award

Books

The Expressive Lives of Elders
The Expressive Lives of Elders

Folklore, Art, and Aging

Jon Kay
2018

Folk Art and Aging
Folk Art and Aging

Life-Story Objects and Their Makers

Jon Kay
2016

Publication highlights