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Sascha L. Goluboff <email@example.com>
Washington and Lee University
I would like to develop a books received webpage and then create a data base of potential reviewers whom I could contact. I want to continue featuring a book each month, but to have a review of the book posted at the same time.
|Address:||Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, Virginia 24450
|List Affiliations:||Former Review Editor for H-Soyuz
Reviewer for H-Gender-MidEast
|Reviews:||Mugham: The Melodious Story Azerbaijanis Tell Themselves about Themselves
Ph.D., October 1999. Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
M.A., October 1995. Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
B.A., May 1992. Sociology/Anthropology (High Honors) and Russian Studies, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Colgate University.
Manuscripts in Progress
"Communities of Mourning: Mountain Jewish Laments in Azerbaijan and on the Internet" to be a chapter in the book tentatively titled "Reclaiming the Sacred: Morality, Community, and Religion after Communism," edited by Mark Steinberg and Catherine Wanner (Spring 2007).
"Managing Jewish Religious Diversity in Russian Society," to be part of "Religion in Russian Society: State Policy, Regional Challenges, and Individual Rights," published in The Kennan Institute's Occasional Paper Series (Fall 2006).
"'Tears Bejewel a Funeral': Tracing Sorrow in Lamentation and Life among Mountain Jewish Women in Azerbaijan." Submitted to American Ethnologist, December 2006.
Jewish Russians: Upheavals in a Moscow Synagogue. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2003.
"Azerbaijani Ethnography: Views from Inside and Outside." Co-authored with Samira Karaeva, Researcher and Ph.D. Candidate, The Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku. Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe (JSAE) 5(1):15-21. Spring/Summer 2005
"Are They Jews or Asians?: A Cautionary Tale about Mountain Jewish Ethnography." Slavic Review 63(1): 113-140. Spring 2004.
"Discussant remarks: Mobility, Labor, and the Ties that Bind." Anthropology of East Europe Review Special Issue: "New Directions in Post Socialist Studies." Volume 20(2): 9-12. Autumn, 2002. Also published in the International Institute Newsletter, University of Michigan, Spring 2002. Pp. 10-11.
Guest Editor of "Race Places: Changing Locations of Jewish Identities," a special issue of Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Volume 8(2). My articles are entitled "Introduction" (pp. 163-171) and "The Savage in the Jew: Race, Class, and the New Market in Post-Soviet Moscow" (pp. 283-312). July 2001.
"Fistfights at the Moscow Choral Synagogue: Ritual and Ethnicity in Post-Soviet Russia." Anthropological Quarterly 74(2): 55-71. April 2001.
Guest Editor of "Why Post-Socialism is Good To Think," a special issue of Anthropology of East Europe Review. Volume 18(1). My articles are entitled "A Note from the Guest Editor" (pp. 5-6) and "Re-Enabling the Disabled: The Struggle of Blind Russian Jews for Citizenship in the New Russia" (pp. 27-31). Spring 2000.
introduction to anthropology (four fields)
ethnographic genres (current trends in cultural anthropology)
conflicts in Eurasia: globalization, new states, and soviet legacies (cross-listed with Russian Studies)
feminism and anthropology
ethnographic research methods
violence and terror in anthropological perspective
shamanism, spirit possession, and the occult (cross-listed with University Scholars)
gender, law, and culture in the Islamic World (co-taught with Louise Halper, Professor of Law; and cross-listed with Women's Studies)