J. David Sapir
J. David Sapir, son of Edward Sapir, is a linguist, anthropologist and photographer. He is Emeritus professor of Anthropology at the University of Virginia. He is known for his research on Jola languages. He has been editor of the journal Visual Anthropology Review
- 2011. A Grammar of Diola-Fogny: A Language Spoken in the Basse-Casamance Region of Senegal. Cambridge University Press
- 1994 - On Fixing Ethnographic Shadows American Ethnologist 21 (4):867-885.
- 1981 The Social Use of Metaphor: Essays on the Anthropology of Rhetoric. 1977. (with J. C. Crocker, eds.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
- 1981 - Kujaama, Symbolic Separation among the Diola-Fogny. American Anthropologist 72 (6):1330-48.
- 1981 - Hyenas, Lepers and Blacksmiths in Kujamaat Social Thought. American Ethnologist 8 (3):526-43.
- 1981 - Fecal Animals, an Example of Complementary Totemism. Man 12:1-21.
- 1965 - The Music of the Diola-Fogny of the Casamance, Sénégal New York: Folkways Records.
- Introducing Edward Sapir. J. David Sapir. Language in Society , Vol. 14, No. 3 (Sep., 1985), pp. 289-297
- Department of Anthropology
- Bridging Gaps: J. David Sapir blends anthropology and photography into a mind-opening Internet experience. By Porscha Chavon Burke