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Publications of Diane M. Nelson    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. D.M. Nelson, Who Counts? The Mathematics of Death and Life after Genocide (2015), Duke University Press
  2. Nelson, DM, Reckoning: The Ends of War in Guatemala (February, 2009), Duke University Press  [abs] [author's comments]
  3. Nelson, DM, Under the sign of the Virgen de Tránsito (January, 2009), pp. 1-28, Duke University Press  [abs]
  4. Nelson, DM, A Finger in the Wound: Body Politics in Quincenntenial Guatemala (1999), University of California Press  [abs]

Papers Published

  1. Nelson, D, "The Truth of Testimonial: The Controversy over I. Rigoberta Menchú (February, 2014)
  2. Nelson, DM; McAllister, C, War By Other Means Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala (2013), Duke UP
  3. Nelson, D, "Los Maya-hackers", Proceedings From the First Maya Studies Conference (1997), Guatemala City: Cholsamah Publishing
  4. Nelson, D, Letter from the Field: From Inside the Guatemalan Coup, Stanford Anthropology Newsletter (November, 1994)
  5. Nelson, D, "The Reconstruction of Mayan Identity" (December, 1991)

Published Articles

  1. Nelson, DM, Low intensities, Current Anthropology, vol. 60 no. S19 (February, 2019), pp. S122-S133 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Nelson, DM, Vitamin, Somatosphere: Science, Medicine and Anthropology (October, 2013) [commonplaces]
  3. Nelson, DM, ’Yes to Life = No to Mining:’ Counting as Biotechnology in Life(Ltd) Guatemala, The Scholar and the Feminist Online (October, 2013) [available here]
  4. Nelson, DM, Banal, Familiar and Enrapturing: Financial Enchantment after Guatemala’s Genocide, Women’S Studies Quarterly, vol. 40 no. 3-4 (December, 2012)
  5. Nelson, DM; Members of Occupy Chapel Hill,, Her Earliest Leaf’s a Flower, Cultural Anthropology Hotspots (On Line). Occupy, Anthropology, and the 2011 Global Uprisings. (2012) [641]
  6. Nelson, DM, Pirates, Robbers, and Mayan Shamans: The Terrible and Fine Allure of the Spirits of Capital, Science Fiction Studies, vol. 39 no. 118 (2012), pp. 437-458, SF-TH, Inc. [doi]  [abs]
  7. Nelson, DM, “The Power of Sweetness” Commentary, Current Anthropology, vol. 51 no. 5 (October, 2010)
  8. Nelson, DM, Reckoning the after/math of war in Guatemala, Anthropological Theory, vol. 10 no. 1-2 (March, 2010), pp. 87-95, SAGE Publications, ISSN 1463-4996 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  9. Guyer, JI; Khan, N; Obarrio, J; Bledsoe, C; Chu, J; Bachir Diagne, S; Hart, K; Kockelman, P; Lave, J; McLoughlin, C; Maurer, B; Neiburg, F; Nelson, D; Stafford, C; Verran, H, Anthropological Theory: Introduction, Anthropological Theory, vol. 10 no. 1-2 (March, 2010), pp. 36-61, SAGE Publications [doi]
  10. Nelson, DM, Horologists Unite! Take Back the Night (of the Soul) Review, Science Fiction Studies (2010)
  11. Nelson, DM, “Mayan Ponzi: A Contagion of Hope, a Made-off With Your Money,”, E Misférica, on Line Journal of Nyu Hemispheric Institute (2009) [nelson]
  12. Nelson, D, "Tengo dos caras:" El estado, duplicidad y las trans/acciones de la identificaión" ["I have Two Faces:" The State, Duplicity, and the Trans/Actions of Identification], Proceedings From the Biannual Maya Studies Conference (2005), Guatemala City: Universidad Rafaél Landivar PRess
  13. Nelson, DM, "I Want...to Look Like You: Mestizaje and Raciology in the Global Exchange of Glances", edited by Diaz-Barriga, M, Key Issues in Latin American Anthropology: Social Movements, Mestizaje, Globalisation, and the Politics of Ethnography (2005)
  14. Nelson, DM, A social science fiction of fevers, delirium and discovery: The Calcutta Chromosome, the colonial laboratory, and the postcolonial new human, Science Fiction Studies, vol. 30 no. 2 (December, 2003), pp. 246-266  [abs]
  15. Nelson, DM, ’Relating to Terror: Gender, Anthropology, Law and Some September Elevenths", Gender, Law, and Public Policy. Special Issue (2002), pp. 24-24
  16. Nelson, DM, Phantom Limbs and Invisible Hands: Bodies, Prosthetics, and Late Capitalist Identities, Cultural Anthropology (August, 2001)
  17. Nelson, DM, Stumped identities: Body image, bodies politic, and the Mujer Maya as prosthetic, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 16 no. 3 (January, 2001), pp. 314-353, WILEY [repository], [doi]
  18. Nelson, DM, Indian giver or Nobel savage: Duping, assumptions of identity, and other double entendres in Rigoberta Menchú Tum's Stoll/en past, American Ethnologist, vol. 28 no. 2 (January, 2001), pp. 303-331, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  19. Nelson, DM, Review of Love in a Time of Hate: Liberation Psychology in Latin America by Nancy Hollander, American Ethnologist (February, 2000), pp. 179-181
  20. Nelson, DM, Review of Violent Memories: Mayan War Widows in Guatemala, by Judith Zur and Fear as a Way of Life, by Linda Green, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol. 6 no. 4 (2000), pp. 757-758, Great Britain
  21. Nelson, D, "Rigoberta Menchú: Is Truth Stranger than Testimonial?", Guatemala Scholars Network News (1999)
  22. Nelson, DM, Perpetual Creation and Decomposition: Bodies, Gender, and Desire in the Assumption/s of a Guatemalan Discourse of Mestizaje, Journal of Latin American Anthropology (1999), pp. 74-111
  23. Nelson, DM, "Leftovers," review of Food of the Gods: Eating and the Eaten in Fantasy and Science Fiction, Science Fiction Studies (Fall, 1998)
  24. Nelson, DM, The Horror:’ The Subject of Desire in Post-Colonial Theory.” Review of Imperial Leather by Anne McClintock, Colonial Desire by Robert Young, and Race and the Education of Desire by Ann Stoler, American Anthropologist (June, 1997)
  25. Nelson, DM, Crucifixion stories, the 1869 Caste War of Chiapas, and negative consciousness: A disruptive subaltern study, American Ethnologist, vol. 24 no. 2 (January, 1997), pp. 331-354, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  26. Nelson, DM, Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism by Elizabeth Grosz, American Anthropologist (December, 1996)
  27. Nelson, DM, Maya hackers and the cyberspatialized nation-state: Modernity, ethnostalgia, and a lizard queen in Guatemala, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 10 no. 3 (August, 1996), pp. 287-308, WILEY [repository], [doi]
  28. Nelson, D, "Gringas, Baby Snatching, and "Partial" Anthropology in Guatemala", Anthropology Newsletter: Recent Developments, vol. 36 no. 5 (May, 1995)
  29. Nelson, DM, Skin of the Soul: Women Writing Horror by Lisa Tuttle, Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review Annual L99l. (1995)

Articles & Book Chapters

  1. D.M. Nelson, “Life During Wartime: Guatemala, Vitality, Conspiracy, Milieu,”, in The Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics, edited by Jonathan Xavier Inda (2005), Blackwell Press

Book Chapters

  1. Nelson, DM, 100% OMNILIFE: Health, Economy, and the End/s of War, in War By Other Means Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala (2013), Duke UP
  2. Nelson, DM; McAllister, C, Aftermath: Harvests of Violence and Histories of the Future, in War By Other Means Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala (2013), Duke UP
  3. Nelson, DM, Mayan Pyramids, in The Guatemala Reader, edited by Grandin, L; Oglesby, (2011), Duke University Press
  4. Nelson, DM, Los efectos especiales del horror, in Re-pensando la violencia, edited by García, JL; Bastos, S (2010), University of Cordoba, Spain
  5. Nelson, DM, Los Efectos Especialdes de los "Mecanismos del Horror", in Guatemala, Violencias Desbordadas, edited by Garcia, Julian Lopez, ; Bastos, Santiago, ; Camus, Manuela, (2010), pp. 153-183, Universidad de Cordoba [repository]
  6. Nelson, DM, The Cultural Agency of Wounded Bodies Politic: Ethnicity and Gender as Prosthetic Support in Post-War Guatemala, in Cultural Agency in the Americas, edited by Sommer, D (2005), pp. 28-28, Duke University Press
  7. Nelson, DM, Life During Wartime: Guatemala, Vitality, Conspiracy, Milieu, in The Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics, edited by Inda, JX (2005), pp. 34 pages, Blackwell Press

Book Reviews

  1. Nancy Hollander, Love in a Time of Hate: Liberation Psychology in Latin America, American Ethnologist (February, 2000)
  2. Judith Zur, Violent Memories: Mayan War Widows in Guatemala, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (forthcoming), Great Britain
  3. Linda Green, Fear as a Way of Life, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (forthcoming), Great Britain

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