Parker Shipton, 2008–2009 | National Humanities Center

Parker Shipton (NHC Fellow, 2008–09)

Project Title

Sequence and Circumstance: Order and Violation in East Africa

Boston University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2008–09

Parker Shipton completed Credit between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa (Yale University Press, forthcoming) and continued writing a book, Sacred Sequence: Order, Violation, and Imagination in East Africa. He revised "Recruiting Nature: Snakes, Serpents, and Redignification Movements in Africa and America" for an edited collection, Indigenous Environments: African and North American Environmental Knowledge and Practices Compared, and coauthored "Understanding Kenya's Post-Election Violence" for Beliefs and Values. He also coedited part of the Center's On the Human website.