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William A. Douglass
Coordinator Emeritus of Basque Studies
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Research Papers, Publications (cont'd., 1993 - )

“The Famille Souche and its Interpreters.” Continuity and Change 8(1): 87-102 (1993).

“The Basques of North Queensland, Australia.” In Homenaje a Francisco de Abrisketa/Frantzisko Abrisketa'ri Omenaldia edited by Román Basurto Larrañaga, 443-466. Bolibar, Bizkaia: Sociedad Bolivariana del País Vasco, 1993.

The Catalan Factor in Australian Immigration History. The Ken Garrad Working Papers in Hispanic Studies, No. 5. Melbourne: The Department of Romance Languages, Monash University, 1993.

“In the Mirror. Reflections on the Origins of the Basque Studies Program.” Revista Internacional de los Estudios Vascos 38(1): 185-98 (1993).

“Through the Looking Glass or Becoming the Datum.” Revista Internacional de Estudios Vascos 38(2): 49-61 (1993).

“Ama Lur.” In “Ama Lur” y el País Vasco de los Años 60, edited by Gurutz Jáuregui, Felix Maraña and Juan Miguel Gutiérrez, 186-187. San Sebastián: Euskadiko Filmategia/Filmoteca Vasca, 1993.

“A World Eclipsed. Economic Changes Cause an Identity Crisis for Basque Americans.” The World and I 8(12): 256-65 (1993).

“Introducción.” In Orígen de la Comunidad Vasca en Mexico edited by Koldo San Sebastián, 9-14. Getxo-Gernika: Harriluze, 1993.

“D’autres basques, nations basques; peuple mythique, aventure universelle.” Autrement (1994) 75: 170-84.

“‘Trionfo’in Ingham. The Italian Community in North Queensland." Studi Emigrazione 31(113): 43-63 (1994).

“Years and Careers.” In Others Knowing Others edited by Don D. Fowler and Donald L. Hardesty, 167-194. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.

“Una propuesta en busca de sentido.” Antropología (1994) 8: 151-63.

(with Stanford M. Lyman and Joseba Zulaika) Migración, etnicidad y etnonacionalismo. Bilbao: Universidad del País Vasco, 1994.

“Muros o Puentes?” Historia y Fuente Oral (1994) 12:43-50.

“Euskal-Amerikar Nortasuna.” Jakin (1995) 90: 11-29.

From Italy to Ingham. Italians in North Queensland. St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1995.

“Basque Sheepherding.” In Amerikanuak! Basques in the High Desert, edited by Jack Cooper and Thomas McClanahan, 8-11. Bend, Oregon: The High Desert Museum; Boise, Idaho: Idaho Humanities Foundation, 1995.

“Beyond Amerikanuak.” In Amerikanuak! Basques in the High Desert, edited by Jack Cooper and Thomas McClanahan, 26-28. Bend, Oregon: The High Desert Museum; Boise, Idaho: Idaho Humanities Foundation, 1995.

“L’Aggregato domestico congiunto in Italia meridionale nel XVIII secolo.” In La famiglia in Italia dall’antichità al XX secolo edited by David I. Kertzer and Richard P. Saller, 319-338. Firenze, Italy: Casa Editrice Le Lettere, 1995.

“Foreword.” In Improvisational Poetry from the Basque Country by Gorka Aulestia, xi-xii. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1995.

“Basque Americans.” In American Folklore. An Encyclopedia, edited by Jan Harold Brunvand, 74-77. New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996.

(with Joseba Zulaika) Terror and Taboo. The Follies, Fables and Faces of Terrorism. New York and London: Routledge, 1996.

“Basque-American Identity: Past Perspectives and Future Prospects.” In Change in the American West, Exploring the Human Dimension, edited by Stephen Tchudi, 183-199. Reno: Nevada Humanities Committee and University of Nevada Press, 1996.

Azúcar amargo. Vida y fortuna de los cortadores de caña italianos y vascos en la Australia tropical. Lejona: University of the Basque Country Press, 1996.

(with Jack Douglass) Tap Dancing on Ice, The Life and Times of a Nevada Gaming Pioneer. Reno: University of Nevada Oral History Program, 1996.

(with Joseba Zulaika) “Talk to a McVeigh?” The HFG Review 1(1): 9-11 (1996).

“Studying the Basque Presence in North America.” In Los vascos en las regiones de México Siglos XVI-XX edited by Amaya Garritz, 103-110. Mexico: Universidad Autónoma de México, 1996.

“El factor català a la història de la immigració australiana.” Revista d’Etnologia de Catalunya 11(November 1997): 88-101.

“The End of the Line.” Neon (Carson City: Nevada State Council of the Arts) (Spring 1997): np. . [A short story].

“To Study History.” Touchstone 21(2): 7 (1997).

“Musings of a Native Son.” In Of Sagebrush and Slot Machines. This Curious Place Called Nevada edited by Scott E. Casper and Richard O. Davies, 45-56. Needham Heights, MA: Simon and Schuster Custom Publishing, 1997.

“Factores que intervienen en la formación de la diáspora emigrante vasca al Nuevo Mundo.” In Los otros vascos. La migraciones vascas en le S. XX, edited by F. Xavier Medina, 27-49. Madrid: editorial fundamentos, 1997.

“Emigrantes vascos: contrastes en los modelos de adaptación en Argentina y en el oeste americano.” In Los otros vascos. Las migraciones vascas en el s. XX edited by F. Xavier Medina, 51-76. Madrid: Editorial Fundamentos, 1997.

“1997 Los vascos de North Queensland, Australia.” In F. Xavier Medina (ed.), Los otros vascos. Las migraciones vascas en el s. XX. (Madrid: Editorial Fundamentos). Pp. 189-219.

(with Joseba Zulaika) “On Terrorism Discourse: Reply to Greenwood.” Current Anthropology 39(2): 265-66 (1998).

“A Western Perspective on an Eastern Interpretation of Where North Meets South: Pyrenean Borderland Cultures.” In Border Identities. Nation and State at International Frontiers, edited by Thomas Wilson and Hastings Donnan, 62-95. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

“Restless Continent: Migration and the Configuration of Europe.” In Europe and the Anthropological Imagination edited by Susan Parman, 94-106. Prentice Hall, 1998.

“Basques.” In The New Encyclopedia of the American West edited by Howard R. Lamar, 84-85. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

“Musings of a Native Son.” In Of Sagebrush and Slot Machines. This Curious Place Called Nevada edited by Scott E. Caspar and Richard O. Davies, 45-56. New York: Simon and Schuster.

“Basques.” In American Immigrant Cultures. Builders of a Nation. Vol.1, edited by David Levinson and Melvin Ember, 68-75. New York: Macmillan, 1998.

“William F. Harrah.” In The Maverick Spirit. Building the New Nevada edited by Richard O. Davies, 58-73. Reno and Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, 1998.

“L’idée d’indépendance dans la diaspora basque.” In La question basque edited by Denis Laborde, 205-217. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1998.

“The Mining Camp as Community.” In Social Approaches to an Industrial Past. The Archaeology and Anthropology of Mining edited by A. Bernard Knapp, Vincent C. Pigott and Eugenia W. Herbert, 97-108. New York and London: Routledge, 1998.

“El vasco antitético: Iparragirre en América.” In Iparraguirre. Erro-urratsak/Raíz y viento, Vol. 2, edited by Gontzal Mendibil, 161-172. Madrid: Keinu, 1999.

(with Joseba Zulaika) “Rostros de terror: la crisis del testigo.” In Enemigos, no hay enimigo by Joseba Zulaika, 165-193. Donostia/San Sebastián: Erein, 1999.

“Santi’s Story.” In Portraits of Basques in the New World edited by Richard W. Etulain and Jeronima Echeverria, 141-152. Reno and Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, 1999.

“Robert Erburu and Becoming a Postmodern Basque.” In Portraits of Basques in the New World edited by Richard W. Etulain and Jeronima Echeverria, 230-256. Reno and Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, 1999.

Editor and introduction (with Carmelo Urza, Linda White and Joseba Zulaika), Basque Cultural Studies. Basque Studies Program Occasional Papers Series, No. 5. Reno: Basque Studies Program, 1999.

Editor and introduction (with Carmelo Urza, Linda White and Joseba Zulaika), Basque Politics and Nationalism on the Eve of the Millennium. Basque Studies Program Occasional Papers Series, No. 6. Reno: Basque Studies Program, 2000.

Editor and introduction (with Carmelo Urza, Linda White and Joseba Zulaika), The Basque Diaspora/La Diaspora Vasca. Basque Studies Program Occasional Papers Series, No. 7. Reno: Basque Studies Program, 2000.

“Creating the New Basque Diaspora.” In Basque Politics and Nationalism on the Eve of the New Millennium edited by William A. Douglass, Carmelo Urza, Linda White and Joseba Zulaika, 208-228. Basque Studies Program Occasional Papers Series, No. 6. Reno: Basque Studies Program, 2000.

“Interstitial Culture, Virtual Ethnicity, and Hyphenated Basque Identity in the New Millennium” in the Nevada Historical Quarterly (Summer 2000). 

"End of the Trail," Neon (Summer 2000).

Interview in Argia, October 2000.

Translations
Jauregui-Bereciartu, Gurutz. The Decline of the Nation-State. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1994. Translation of Contra el Estado-nación. En torno al hecho y la cuestión nacional. Madrid: Siglo Veintiuno Editores, 1986.

Book, Film and Article Reviews
Review of “The European Peasantry: The Final Phase,” by S.H. Franklin, American Anthropologist 72(3): 641-43 (1970).

Review of “Family and Community in Ireland,” by Conrad Arensberg and Solon T. Kimball, Ethnohistory 18(4) (1971).

Review of “Members of Two Worlds: A Development Study of Three Villages in Western Sicily,” by Johan Galtung, American Anthropologist 77(2): 431-432 (1975).

Review of “Commentary on Social Borders: Definitions of Diversity,” by Jennie-Keith Ross, Current Anthropology 16(1):64 (1975).

Review of “Mediterranean Family Structures,” by J.G. Peristiany (ed.), Man, Spring 1979.

Review of “Today’s Immigrants, Their Stories: A Look at the Newest Americans,” by Thomas Kessner and Betty Boyd Caroli, New Mexico Historical Review 58(2): 195-196 (1983).

Review of “Family Life in Central Italy, 1880-1910: Sharecropping, Wage Labor and Coresidence,” by David I. Kertzer, Journal of Interdisciplinary History 16(3): 529-531 (1986).

Review of The Basques of Santazi (film review), Anthropology Today 3(5): 17-18 (1987).

Review of “Migrants in Europe: The Role of Family, Labor, and Politics,” by Hans Christian Buechler and Judith-Maria Buechler (eds.), American Ethnologist 16(4): 809-810 (1989).

Review of “Making of the Basque Nation,” by Marianne Heiberg, American Ethnologist 18(3): 610-611 (1991).

Review of Los españoles vistos por los antropólogos, edited by Maria Cátedra (Madrid: Jucar Universidad, 1991), Society for the Anthropology of Europe, Bulletin 6(2): 8-9 (1992).

Review of “Reconceptualizing the Peasantry, Anthropology in Global Perspective,” by Michael Kearney. Social Anthropology 6(2): 273-274 (1998).

Review of “De Navarra a Buenos Aires, 1580-1810,” by Susana R. Frías y César A. García Belsunce, Colonial Latin American Historical Review 7(2): 224-226 (1998).

Papers Delivered at Professional Meetings and Invited Lectures

1970 “Peasant Emigrants, Actors or Reactors?” Annual Meeting of American Ethnological Society, Ottawa.

1970 “Basque Nationalism.” American Anthropological Association, San Diego.

1974 “South Italian Familism: A Critique.” American Anthropological Association, Mexico City.

1976 “Inventing an Ethnic Identity: The First Basque Festival.” American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C.

1979 “The Mining Camp: A Unique Social Phenomenon.” Annual meeting of Southwestern Anthropological Association, Santa Barbara, Calif. Also chaired a session, Issues in American Society and History, at this meeting.

1981 “Sheep Ranchers and Sugar Growers: Property Transmission in the Basque Immigrant Family of the American West and Australia.” Symposium on Households: Changing Form and Function sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Mt. Kisco, New York.

1983 “Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analyses of Extended Family Households in an Eighteenth-Century South Italian Hill Town.” Conference on Strutture e rapporti familiari in epoca moderna: esperienze italiane e riferimenti europei sponsored by Universita degli Studi de Trieste, Societa Italiana di Demografia Storia and Comitato Italiano per lo Studio dei Problemi della Popolazione, Trieste, Italy.

1984 “Western European Ethnic Nationalism: An Alternate Hypothesis.” American Sociological Association, San Antonio, Texas.

1986 “Anthropological Methodology in the European Context.” European Congress of Rural Sociology, Braga, Portugal.

1987 “Basque Ethnic Nationalism.” Brown University.

1987 “Anthropological Methodology in the European Context.” Cornell University.

1987 “A Critique of Recent Trends in the Analysis of Nationalism.” Second World Basque Congress. Vitoria, Spain.

1987 “Factors in the Formation of the New World Basque Emigrant Diaspora.” Second World Basque Congress. Bilbao, Spain.

1988 “Basque Settlement: A Perspective from Social Anthropology.” Plenary Session on Exploration and Settlement. Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archeology. Reno, Nevada.

1988 (with Joseba Zulaika) “ETA Violence and the Basque Political Process.” Twelfth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Zagreb, Yugoslavia.

1989 “The Joint-Family Household in Eighteenth-Century South Italian Society.” Conference on Italian Family History. Bellagio, Italy.

1989 “Inquisitions and Disquisitions.” American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C.

1989 “Years and Careers.” Another Look: Reflections on the Study of Other Cultures. (Symposia in honor of Warren D’Azevedo). Reno, Nevada.

1990 “Images and Adages: Anglo-Australian Perceptions of Italians in Queensland.” Symposium on Internment of Italians in Australia. University of Western Australia, Perth. Repeated under the auspices of the Frederick May Foundation, University of Sydney.

1990 “Basque Identity: Past Perspectives and Future Prospects.” Jaialdi Symposium on Basque Language and Culture: Past Perspectives and Future Prospects. Boise, Idaho.

1991 “The Catalan Factor in Australian Immigration History.” Conference on Travel and Discovery, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia).

1991 “Trionfo in Ingham.” Conference on Travel and Discovery, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia).

1992 “The Swarthy Alternative: Italian Sugar Canecutters in North America’s Deep South and Australia’s Far North.” Session on International Migration and Plantation Labor, Social Science History Association (Chicago).

1992 “In the Mirror: Reflections on the Origins of the Basque Studies Program.” (University of Nevada, Reno).

1992 “Through the Looking Glass, or Becoming the Datum.” (University of Nevada, Reno).

1993 “A Western Perspective on an Eastern Interpretation of Where North Meets South: Pyrenean Borderland Cultures.” American Anthropological Association (Washington, D.C.).

1993 “Basque Identity: Past Perspectives and Future Prospects.” Basque Culture Day, San Francisco Basque Culture Center.

1994 “Restless Continent: Migration and the Configuration of Europe” in the History of Anthropology invited session of the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association (Atlanta, Georgia).

1994 Co-organizer (with Susan Parman) of the invited session Europe in the History of Anthropology at the 1994 annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association (Atlanta, Georgia).

1995 Lecture entitled “Basque-American Identity: Past Perspectives and Future Prospects.” Basque Culture Day, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1995 “The Current Status of Basque Studies in North America.” Second Basques in Mexico Conference (Reno, Nevada).

1995 Keynote address “Nora Goaz” at the First Congress of Basque Collectivities in the World sponsored by the Basque Government in November of 1995. (Vitoria-Gasteiz).

1996 “Sobre el nombre de Arizona.” Third Basques in Mexico Conference (Zacatecas, Mexico).

1996 In November I gave five hours of lectures (in Spanish) on the Basque Emigrant Diaspora cosponsored by Eusko Ikaskuntza (Society of Basque Studies) and the University of the Basque Country. The lectures were given to 30 postgraduate students and were televised on public television to the general public.

1996 In November I gave an address on the life and work of Jon Bilbao at the inauguration of the Jon Bilbao Foundation at the Vitoria campus of the University of the Basque Country.

1996 (with Joseba Zulaika) “Creating Basques: Anthropological Narrativity and European Cultural Exotica” in the invited session Southern Europe and the Ethnography of Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association (held in San Francisco).

1997 “Becoming Basque-American: From Immigration to Virtual Ethnicity” in February in Twin Falls, Idaho inauguration of the “Amerikanuak: Basques in the High Desert” exhibit at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science, College of Southern Idaho.

1997 “Vascos en Norteamerica.” Given at the University of Chile (Santiago), the National Library (Buenos Aires), the University of Montevideo and the Basque Center Eusko Etxea of Durazno (Uruguay).

1997 “To Study History.” Nevada History panel of the Great Basin Book Festival, Reno, Nevada (sponsored by the Nevada Humanities Committee).

1997 In October lectured on Basques in the American West at the Shasta County Historical Society (Redding, California).

1998 In March lectured on Basque emigration worldwide for Eusko Ikaskuntza in Bilbao, Spain.

1998 In March taught a one-credit doctoral seminar (ten hours) on “Identity” for the Department of Sociology of the University of the Basque Country (Lejona).

1998 In April debated Douglas Silliman, regional officer for the Middle East in the U.S. State Department’s Counterterrorism Office at the 36th annual International Affairs Symposium of Lewis and Clark College entitled “The Power of Fear: Reassessing International Terrorism.”

1998 In June appointed as one of ten new honorary members of Euskaltzaindia (the Basque Language Academy). There are only twenty honorary members in all.

1998 “Creating the New Basque Diaspora.” Basques in the Contemporary World: Migration, Identity and Globalization (Reno, Nevada).

1998 In August lectured on Basques of the American West at the Nevada State Museum (Carson City).

1998 In August lectured on the Nevada casino industry to the GOD (Good Old Days) club of Reno, Nevada.

1998 In October I lectured on “Becoming Basque-American: From Immigration to Virtual Ethnicity” at the Basque Cultural Day celebration of the South San Francisco Basque Center.

1998 In November lectured on terrorism at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas).

1999 In March lectured on Basque diaspora for Eusko Ikaskuntza in Vitoria/Gasteiz.

1999 In October gave the keynote address at the Second Congress of Basque Collectivities in the World (Vitoria-Gasteiz).

1999 In October gave the Ninth Distinguished JAR Lecture at the University of New Mexico (Albuquerque) entitled “In Search of Juan de Oñate; Confessions of a Cryptoessentialist.”

2000 “Contesting Control of the Discourse: Basque Nationalism and the Spanish State.” Annual international conference organized by the UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies (CERS), May 4-5, Los Angeles on the subject of “Ethnic Conflict: Separation and Organized Violence in an Integrating Europe.”

2000  Guest lecturer at Universidad Iberoamericana of Mexico City for Basque culture course on "Basques in North America," in October (six lectures).

Other Professional Activities
1. External Committees, Boards and Consultancies
Member, State of Nevada Historical Preservation Review Committee, 1971-77.

Member, Social Problems Research Review Committee, National Institutes of Mental Health, 1975-1979 (Conduct site visits and review grant proposals; met three times per year in Washington, D.C.).

Member, Anthropology Advisory Screening Committee of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 1981-1984 (Fulbright fellowship program).

Program Chairman, Society for the Anthropology of Europe, 1988 meeting of the American Anthropological Association, November 16-20, 1988, Phoenix, Arizona.

Co-organizer (with Susan Parman) of the invited session Europe in the History of Anthropology at the 1994 annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association (Atlanta, Georgia).

Editorial Board of the Revista Internacional de Estudios Vascos. Eusko-Ikaskuntza.

Editorial Board of Nations and Nationalism. London.

Advisory board of the Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming.

Consultant to the Basque museum exhibit project of the High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon. 1993 -.

Consultant to Time-Life Books, Sunset Magazine, National Geographic Magazine, and four documentary film crews in Basque-related projects.

Co-founder and Co-chair in 1995 of the International Committee for the Basque Peace Process. 1995-.

Co-organizer of Invited Session American Perspectives in the History of the Anthropology of Europe, American Anthropological Association. (Atlanta 1994).

Co-organizer of the conference Basques in the Contemporary World: Migration, Identity and Globalization (Reno 1998).

2. Other Activities Related to Functioning of University
Member, University of Nevada Press Board, 1970-.
Member, Executive Committee, University of Nevada Press, 1986-.
Organizer, Basque-American Studies Workshop, Reno, Nevada, August 1974.
Co-organizer, Basque Studies Summer Session Abroad, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1978.
Campus Representative, Council for European Studies, 1979-.
Member, Faculty Senate of Desert Research Institute, 1970-1978.
Chairman, Sabbatical Leave and Faculty Welfare Committees, Desert Research Institute, 1977-1978.
Chairman, Basque Studies Tutorial Ph.D. Admissions and Policy Board, 1983-.
Chairman, Mediterranean Studies Committee, 1985-1987.
Member, Intercollegiate Athletics Board, 1985-1988.
Member, Honors Board, University of Nevada-Reno, 1988-.
Chairman, Studies Abroad Programs Board, University of Nevada-Reno, 1988-1991.
Member, International Studies Board, 1991-1995.
Editor, Basque Book Series, University of Nevada Press.

3. Community Service
Member, Sierra Arts Foundation Board of Directors, 1985-1990.
Member, Downtown Improvement Association, 1986-.
Member, Advisory Board, Nevada Magazine, 1987-1988.
Member, Board of Advisors, Nevada Chapter, The Nature Conservancy, 1986-.
Member, Citizens Advisory Committee, Reno Redevelopment Agency. 1995-.
Co-chairman, Board of Advisors, Nevada Chapter, The Nature Conservancy, 1999-.

4. Professional Development
Member, American Anthropological Association.
Fellow, Current Anthropology.
Member, Royal Anthropological Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Member, Society for Psychological Anthropology.
Member, Society of Basque Studies in America.
Member, Advisory Board, College of Arts and Science, University of Nevada, Reno, 2000-.


  


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