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Expedition member outside tent, Field Museum exhibition, Ethiopia, 1927. (Wikimedia Commons)

Writing Fieldwork was jointly organized by:
Elaine Ayers
Edna Bonhomme
Cynthia Houng
Emily Kern
Adrian Young
The organizers are all doctoral candidates in the Program in History of Science, Princeton University.

We wish to extend our thanks to our generous sponsors: the Program in History of Science; the Graduate School; IHUM (Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities); the Humanities Council; the Center for Collaborative History; and the Department of English. We also wish to thank the History Department’s Judith Hanson, Kristy Novak, and Jaclyn Wasneski for their assistance, expertise, and good humor at every stage of the conference process.