Raymond DeMallie, anthropologist and co-director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute, passed away on April 25, 2021 at the age of 74. He was an anthropologist whose field study was primarily language-centered, as he recorded texts of historical traditions, … Continue reading Remembering Raymond J. DeMallie
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss: Private Equity, Wealth, and Inequality (Nebraska, 2019) by Daniel Scott Souleles. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss
Martha Louise Hipp, PhD, is a retired psychologist and formerly served as psychologist for the Fremont County District 14 federally funded schools. She is a former president of the Colorado Psychological Association. Her book Sovereign Schools: How Shoshones and Arapahos Created … Continue reading From the Desk of Martha L. Hipp: Learning to Spell “Sovereignty”
Laurel Zwissler is an assistant professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department at Central Michigan University. Her new book Religious, Feminist, Activist: Cosmologies of Interconnection (Nebraska, 2018) investigates the political and religious identities of women who understand their social-justice activism as religiously motivated. … Continue reading From the Desk of Laurel Zwissler: The Relationship between Religion and Politics
The University of Nebraska Press will be attending the AAA meeting this week in Washington, DC. Stop by booth 115 to browse news books and catch up with Senior Editor Matt Bokovoy and Publicity Manager Rosemary Sekora. Tweet about our … Continue reading American Anthropological Association Meeting Preview
The following books are now available in paperback editions. Delphine Red Shirt examines narrative traditions and linguistic cadence in the Lakota language to reveal the underlying processes of a distinct Lakota oral tradition. George Sword’s Warrior Narratives is the winner … Continue reading Now in paperback!
An excerpt from Cora Du Bois: Anthropologist, Diplomat, Agent (May 2015) by Susan C. Seymour. CHAPTER 3 Becoming an Anthropologist [Miss Du Bois’s] PhD examination was unquestionably one of the most brilliant I have ever attended. -A.L. Kroeber “Open vistas” would be a suitable metaphor … Continue reading EXCERPT: Cora Du Bois
Today, February 19, is National Anthropology Day. The study of humankind is a fascinating and constantly changing area. Below are our most recently published titles in anthropology. Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israel Edited and with an … Continue reading Reading List: National Anthropology Day