Latin American Societies and Cultures (ANTH 343/543)
Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean (ANTH 387/587)
Honors Seminar (ANTH 498)
Topics in Ethnology: Identity: Methods and Approaches (ANTH 530)
Topics in Ethnology: Marxism, Anthropology, and Marxist Anthropology (ANTH 530)
Johns Hopkins University, Anthropology, BA cum laude 1979
Duke University, Anthropology, PhD 1987 Dissertation: “‘I am content with my art’: Two Groups of Artisans in Revolutionary Nicaragua”
Nation-states and indigenous peoples; comparative studies of culture change and sovereignty; political economy and critical theory; collaborative research methods and goals; Nicaragua, Colombia, Ecuador, Native California.
L Field, 2008. Alone Tales: Collaborative Explorations of California Indian Sovereignty and Identity. Duke University Press: Durham, NC.
L Field and R Fox, eds., 2007. Anthropology Put to Work. Berg Publishers: Oxford, UK.
L Field, 2005. Who Is This Really About Anyway? Ishi, Kroeber and the Intertwining of California Indian and Anthropological Histories. Journal of Anthropological Research 61: 81-93.
L Field, 2005. Beyond Identity? Analytic Cross-Currents in Contemporary Mayanist Social Science. 40: 283-93.
L Field, 2004. From Applied Anthropology to Collaborative Applications of Anthropological Tools: Examples from Indian Country. In T Biolsi, ed., A Companion to the Anthropology of North American Indians. Blackwell Publishers: Malden, MA. pp. 472-89.
L Field, 2003. Unacknowledged Tribes, Dangerous Knowledge: The Muwekma Ohlone and How Indian Identities are ‘Known’. Wicazo Sa 18: 79-94.
L Field, 2002. Blood and Traits: Preliminary Observations on the Analysis of Mestizo and Indigenous Identities in Latin vs. North America. Journal of Latin American Anthropology 7: 2-3
L Field, 1999. The Grimace of Macho Ratón: Artisans, Identity and Nation in Late Twentieth-Century Western Nicaragua. Duke University Press: Durham, NC.
L Field, 1999. Complicities and Collaborations: Anthropologists and the ‘Unacknowledged’ Tribes of California. Current Anthropology 40: 193-209.
L Field, 1998. Post-Sandanista Ethnic Identities in Western Nicaragua. American Anthropologist 100: 431-43.