1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

In Memoriam

House

Selected Publications:

  • 1936 - The development of sociology. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press.
  • 1936 - Some methods of studying race and culture. (Reprinted from Social Forces, Vol. 15, no. 1, Oct. 1936.)
  • 1935 - Pareto in the development of modern sociology. Journal of Social Philosophy, v. 1, no. 1.
  • 1929 - The range of social theory; a survey of the development, literature, tendencies and fundamental problems of the social sciences. New York, Holt.

Title: Papers of Floyd Nelson House [manuscript], 1919-1974.

Winter

Although the occasional anthropologist made his way through the University of Virginia (Eric Wolf wrote his masterpiece Sons of the Shaking Earth while here) the first serious anthropologist to plant himself in the Lawn of Thomas Jefferson’s University was Edward H. Winter. Born in 1923, Winter graduated from Harvard in 1944.  He was a LT(J.g) in the Navy from 1944-1946, serving in the Pacific.

Perdue, Jr.

I came to the academic study of folklore by a somewhat peculiar route. My mother was a traditional ballad singer and I grew up singing her songs, learning others, having my head filled and my behavior guided by traditional stories, proverbs, riddles, superstitions, and other forms of folklore. Years later after service in the Army Security Agency during the Korean War, and marriage to Nan, I attended the University of California, Berkeley, and majored in geology.

Deetz

Tributes for Jim can be found on the page for the Plymouth Colony Site

Crocker

In His Own Words

Hymes

The Reed Magazine: "Ways we speak," an appreciation from Dell's alma mater (Reed College, 1950)

Martin-Perdue

My concerns with issues affecting women, social class and power differences, history and the politics of culture, are themselves reflections of my own personal history and experiences. As the first woman in my family to graduate from college, I am obliged to a score of aunts and female relatives on both sides for their dreams and insistent encouragement. However, the primary source of my ethnographic and historical imagination was my paternal grandmother (1857-1953), who grew up on the northern Texas frontier amidst conflicts with both Comanches and the Confederacy in the Civil War.

Hymes

My earliest interest in anthropology was focussed on linguistics, but three years in Puerto Rico added a fascination with how anthropologists study the ways different people work out ways of being human, raising children, living in families, celebrating seasonal rituals. Graduate work in anthropology at Indiana and later at UCLA made it possible to keep all these interests active.

Wagner

Since the completion of my field research in New Ireland I have been interested in the objective basis of subjective phenomena like thought, imagery, representation, and symbolism. It is the difference between the objectivity of the event or encounter and the way it gets to be represented later in thought, reflection, and writing that turns real or pragmatic happening into an empirical copy of itself, into an "experience" of self and other.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - In Memoriam