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Publications for Dr. Joan Gross

Publications and Presentations

Books

Teaching Oregon Native Languages. (Editor and co-author) Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2007.

Speaking in Other Voices: An Ethnography of Walloon Puppet Theaters. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Press, 2001, 337 pp.

Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

  • Dumpster Diving. Entry in Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage. Carl Zimring, ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2012.
  • Constructing a Community Food Economy. Food and Foodways, 2011, 19:3.
  • The Double Binds of Getting Food among the Poor in Rural Oregon. (with Nancy
    Rosenberger). Food, Culture, and Society, 2009, 12:4.
  • Capitalism and its Discontents: Back-to-the-Lander and Freegan Foodways in
    Rural Oregon. Food and Foodways, 2009, 17:57-79.
  • Defendiendo la (Agri)Cultura: Reterritorializing Culture in the Puerto Rican Décima. Oral Tradition, 23.2
    (2008):1-16.
  • Teaching about Globalization and Food in Ecuador, (with David McMurray). Food and Society, 10:3,
    Fall 2007.
  • A History of Difference, Power and Discrimination at Oregon State University, (with Janet Nishihara). In Teaching for Change: The Difference, Power and Discrimination Model. Jun Xing, Judith Li, Larry Roper and Susan Shaw, eds. Boulder: Lexington Books 2007, pp. 5-16.
  • Phat in Don Kulick and Anne Meneley (eds.) Fat: the Anthropology of an Obsession. New York: Penguin/Tarcher 2005.
  • Puerto Rican and Algerian Musical Discourses in the Diaspora, (co-authored with David McMurray). In Alec Hargreaves (ed.) Minoritiés ethniques anglophones et francophones: études culturelles comparatives. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2003.
  • The Massacre of the Innocents: Politics and Art in Belgium, 1886-1910 Comparative Literature and Culture. vol. 5.3, September 2003.
  • Arab Noise and Ramadan Nights: Rai, Rap, and Franco-Maghrebi Identity, Reprinted in Gender in a Transnational World: Introduction to Women's Studies. Inderpal Grewal and Caren Kaplan, eds. McGraw-Hill, 2002.
  • Halloween aux Etats-Unis d'Amérique: une vue personnelle. Halloween Passage, eds. Annick Marchant and Marie-Claude Thurion. Musée de la Vie wallonne, 2001, pp. 29-38.
  • Regional accents of global music: The Occitan Rap of Les Fabulous Trobadors. (co-authored with Vera Mark, Penn State U.) French Cultural Studies 12(34) February, 2001, pp. 77-94.
  • Arab Noise and Ramadan Nights: Rai, Rap, and Franco-Maghrebi Identity, Reprinted in The Anthropology of Globalization: A Reader. Jonathan Xavier Inda and Renato Rosaldo, eds. Blackwell, 2001.
  • Belgian Language Politics in Performance. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Symposium about Language and Society, 1999, pp.104-114.
  • Rai, Rap and Ramadan Nights: Franco-Maghrebi Cultural Identities. Reprinted in Political Islam, Joel Beinin and Joe Stork, eds. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.
  • La política del uso del idioma non oficial: el valón en Bélgica, el tamazight en Marruecos. (Translated from The Politics of Unofficial Language Use: Walloon in Belgium, Tamazight in Morocco. ) El Vigía de Tierra 2/3, 1996-97, pp. 181-204.
  • Arab Noise and Ramadan Nights: Rai, Rap and Franco-Maghrebi Identity. (Equally co-authored with David McMurray and Ted Swedenburg) (updated Diaspora article) In Displacement, Diaspora and the Geographies of Identity. Smadar Lavie and Ted Swedenburg, eds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996.
  • Belgium. In European Anthropologies: A Guide to the Profession, Vol. 1 Ethnography, Ethnology, and Social/Cultural Anthropology. Susan Rogers, Thomas Wilson and Gary McDonogh, eds. American Anthropological Association/Society for the Anthropology of Europe, 1996.
  • Popular Culture as Contested Terrain: The Case of Tchantchès. Anthropological Quarterly 67(2) April/July 1994, pp. 62-70.
  • Arab Noise and Ramadan Nights: Rai, Rap, and Franco-Maghrebi Identity. (Equally co-authored with David McMurray and Ted Swedenburg) Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies 3(1) 1994, pp. 3-39.
  • The Politics of Unofficial Language Use: Walloon in Belgium, Tamazight in Morocco. Critique of Anthropology 13(2) 1993, pp. 177-208.
  • Berber Origins and the Politics of Ethnicity in Colonial North African Discourse. PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 16(2) June 1993, pp. 39-57.
  • Multilingualism in Morocco. In Contemporary Cultural Anthropology Michael Howard Glenview, IL: HarperCollins 1993.
  • Rai, Rap and Ramadan Nights: Franco-Maghrebi Cultural Identities. (Equally co-authored with David McMurray and Ted Swedenburg) Middle East Report September/October, 1992, pp. 11-17.
  • Walloons. In The Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Volume 4, Europe. Linda A. Bennett, ed. Boston: G.K. Hall and Co. (Macmillan) for the Human Relations Area Files, 1992, pp. 276-278.
  • The Form and Function of Humor in the Liège Puppet Theater. In Humor and Comedy in Puppetry. D. Sherzer and J. Sherzer, eds. Bowling Green, Ohio: Popular Press, 1987, pp.106-126.
  • Transformations of a Popular Culture Form in Northern France and Belgium. Anthropological Quarterly 60(2) April, 1987, pp. 71-76.
  • Creative Use of Language in a Liège Puppet Theater. Semiotica 47(1-4) 1983, pp. 281-315.

Recent Presentations

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  • Constructing a Community Food Economy. 107th Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC, Nov. 20, 2008.
  • Teaching About Oregon Native Languages. Linguistic Society of the Southwest, Corvallis, OR, October 18, 2008.
  • Capitalism and Its Discontents: Investigating Foodways in Rural Oregon.
  • Agriculture, Food and Human Values and Association for the Study of Food and Society, New Orleans, LA, June 7, 2008.
  • Rejecting Capitalism or Accepting its Waste: Social Food Movements among the
    Poor. 106th Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC, Nov. 28, 2007.
  • Rejecting Capitalism or Accepting its Waste: Social Food Movements among the Poor. 106th Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC, Nov. 28, 2007.
  • Eating Habits of college students in Quito, Ecuador and Corvallis, Oregon: Course Assignments as research data. Agriculture, Food and Human Values and Association for the Study of Food and Society, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 1, 2007.
  • Teaching Oregon Native Languages. Poster. American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C. December 2005.
  • Visualizing the Past in Present Day Food Systems: An Ethnographic Inquiry into "Back to the Land" Farmers and Freegans. Agriculture, Food and Human Values and Association for the Study of Food and Society, Portland, OR, June 9-12, 2005.
  • The Power of Language. Faculty for Peace and Justice, OSU. February 7, 2005.
  • Food Insecurity in Rural Benton County: An Ethnographic Study. Ideas Matter Lecture Series, OSU.
    January 20, 2005.
  • Teaching Indigenous Languages in Oregon. Cultural Diversity and Language Education, National Foreign Language Resource Center. Manoa, HI, September 18, 2004.
  • Native Americans and Education at Oregon State University. Speaking to the Seventh Generation Conference on Language Revitalization, Corvallis, OR. May 16, 2003.
  • Forum: Indigenous Language Teaching in Oregon and the Uses of Collaboration, Society for Applied Anthropology. Portland, OR. March 21, 2003.
  • Phat. 101st Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2002.
  • The Massacre of the Innocents: Politics and Art in Belgium, 1886-1915, OSU Center for the Humanities, November 19, 2001.
  • Minority Languages in the Global Age. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Mérida, Mexico. March 31, 2001.
  • Women in Islam. UNIFEM and OSU Women's Center, November 5, 2001.
  • Global Critique on American Feminism, panelist. OSU Women's Center. January 22, 2001.
  • International Education and the Linguistic Marketplace in France. 99th Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Francisco, CA, Nov. 17, 2000.
  • Globalization, International Education and Work Conditions. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. March 22, 2000.

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