J. David Sapir

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J. David Sapir, son of Edward Sapir,[1] 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.[2][3] He has been editor of the journal Visual Anthropology Review[4]

Selected Publications[edit]

  • 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.


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