Sharon Graf

Sharon Graf is a professor of anthropology at University of Illinois Springfield where she teaches courses including “Pacific Island Arts and Identity” and “Sea-Based Ways of Knowing.” She is a Public Voices fellow and a member of the University of Illinois’ Alumni Op-ed Project, and her sailboat Larabeck is currently in New Zealand.

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Why Landlubbers Should Include the Ocean in Holiday Giving Plans

I enjoyed 28 consecutive days on the ocean sailing from Panama to Nuka Hiva, French Polynesia. …

Why Fiddling is the Perfect Hobby During Quarantine

During these days of pandemic uncertainty, many Americans have taken up all sorts of new…