Steven Lee Rubenstein, 2008–2009 | National Humanities Center

Steven Lee Rubenstein (NHC Fellow, 2008–09)

Project Title

Shuar Women as Agents of Political Discourse and Practice

University of Liverpool

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2008–09

Steven Lee Rubenstein began work on a book, Women Warriors, about Shuar (Ecuadorian Amazon) women and politics. He wrote "Comment: Interrogating the Neo-Pluralist Orthodoxy in American Anthropology" for Dialectical Anthropology, finished "Visionary Recognition, Dialogic Recognition, and the Space of Death among the Amazonian Shuar," and completed research for an article on White desire for Shuar shrunken heads.