Jessica Fae Nelson

Selected Publications

2016  "Lakota Men’s and Women’s speech: Gender, metapragmatic discourse, and language revitalization." In Gender, Language and the Periphery. Julie Abbou and Fabienne Baider (eds). Amsterdam, NL: John Benjamins. 257-284.

2008  “Urban Indigenous Identity in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.” In Anthropology:  The Exploration of Human Diversity.  12th edition.  Conrad P. Kottak, ed.  P.  585.  New York:  McGraw-Hill. (invited)

Areas of Study

Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistics

Research Interests

language shift/revitalization; language and social meaning; indigeneity, race and racism; gender; Lakota; Pataxó Hãhãhãe; audiovisual and videogame technologies; the Brazilian Northeast

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Contact Information


MA in Anthropology, University of Arizona 2011

BA in Cultural Anthropology, University of Michigan 2006