Author Archives: Joanna Steinhardt

“Psychedelic Naturalism: psilocybin and the evolution of amateur applied mycology,” presented at Psychedelic Science 2017 in Oakland, California

In this paper, drawing on two years of field work, I describe the do-it-yourself (DIY) mycology — also known as DIY mycology — that emerged in the last decade in North America, concentrated in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California.

“Psychedelic Naturalism: psilocybin and the evolution of amateur applied mycology,” presented at Psychedelic Science 2017 in Oakland, California

In this paper, drawing on two years of field work, I describe the do-it-yourself (DIY) mycology — also known as DIY mycology — that emerged in the last decade in North America, concentrated in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California.

INTERVIEW: MUSHROOMS, ECOLOGICAL MOVEMENTS, AND THE ANTHROPOCENE – EPISTEMIC UNRULINESS 14

Listen to me talk to James Padilioni Jr. on the Almost Already Podcast! James is a PhD candidate at the College of William & Mary, writing his dissertation on San Martín de Porres. I met him at a conference and had

INTERVIEW: MUSHROOMS, ECOLOGICAL MOVEMENTS, AND THE ANTHROPOCENE – EPISTEMIC UNRULINESS 14

Listen to me talk to James Padilioni Jr. on the Almost Already Podcast! James is a PhD candidate at the College of William & Mary, writing his dissertation on San Martín de Porres. I met him at a conference and had

“You can do this with mushrooms?!,” Wonder and the Natural World, University of Indiana, Bloomington, 2016

I presented this paper, “You can do this with mushrooms?!”: Wonder and DIY mycology, at a conference called Wonder and the Natural World, June 20 – 23, 2016, at the University of Indiana, Bloomington. It’s topic are expressions of wonder and amazement among

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“You can do this with mushrooms?!,” Wonder and the Natural World, University of Indiana, Bloomington, 2016

I presented this paper, “You can do this with mushrooms?!”: Wonder and DIY mycology, at a conference called Wonder and the Natural World, June 20 – 23, 2016, at the University of Indiana, Bloomington. It’s topic are expressions of wonder and amazement among

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And now for something completely different

In Ocotober 2014, after much deliberation, I changed my topic from urban agriculture to amateur mycology — specifically, a politicized form concerned with citizen science and myco-remediation that has been referred to as “radical mycology.” The idea of a “radical” mycology comes from a

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And now for something completely different

In Ocotober 2014, after much deliberation, I changed my topic from urban agriculture to amateur mycology — specifically, a politicized form concerned with citizen science and myco-remediation that has been referred to as “radical mycology.” The idea of a “radical” mycology comes from a

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Hands in the Earth: ecology, spirituality and secularity among urban agriculturalists in the East Bay, 2013-14

I did preliminary field work from July to August 2013 at three different urban farms in the East Bay, beginning with Urban Adamah in West Berkeley and including, tentatively, City Slickers in West Oakland and the Gill Tract Community Farm in Albany. This

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Hands in the Earth: ecology, spirituality and secularity among urban agriculturalists in the East Bay, 2013-14

I did preliminary field work from July to August 2013 at three different urban farms in the East Bay, beginning with Urban Adamah in West Berkeley and including, tentatively, City Slickers in West Oakland and the Gill Tract Community Farm in Albany. This

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American Neo-Hasidism in Israel :: Nova Religio (2010)

In 2010, I published an article entitled “American Neo-Hasids in the Land of Israel” in the journal Nova Religio summarizing the research I did among Neo-Hasidic Americans in Israel. I conducted field work at two yeshivot, one in Jerusalem and another in a settlement outside the

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American Neo-Hasidism in Israel :: Nova Religio (2010)

In 2010, I published an article entitled “American Neo-Hasids in the Land of Israel” in the journal Nova Religio summarizing the research I did among Neo-Hasidic Americans in Israel. I conducted field work at two yeshivot, one in Jerusalem and another in a settlement outside the

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