Anna Fariello

Associate Professor, Western Carolina University

For the past ten years, Associate Professor Anna Fariello built digital collections for Western Carolina University. These curated collections focused on the region’s material culture, highlighting material traditions in a digital humanities format. A former Smithsonian Fellow and former Fulbright Scholar, Fariello is author of numerous book chapters, articles, and conference presentations, and curator of over 40 exhibitions. Among her publications, she is author of three books on Cherokee crafts, author of the interpretive travel guide, Blue Ridge Roadways (2006), and co-author of the textbook, Objects & Meaning (2003). Recipient of the 2010 Brown Hudson Award from the North Carolina Folklore Society, she was recently honored with a 2013 Guardians of Culture award from the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.


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