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About Alice Nash

Professor Nash held the Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the Université de Montréal (Canada) for 2003-04. Her research interests center on the impact of colonization on the indigenous peoples of northeastern North America with a particular interest in family and gender relations. Recent publications include "Antic Deportments and Indian Postures: Embodiment in Anglo-Indian New England," in Lindman and Tarter, eds., "A Centre of Wonders": The Body in Early America (Cornell UP 2001); “‘None of the women were abused’: Indigenous Contexts for the Treatment of Women Captives in the Northeast,” in Merril Smith, ed., Sex Without Consent: Rape and Sexual Coercion in America (NYU Press, 2001); an online review of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, “Still Pequot After All These Years,” in Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life 1:1 (September 2000); and three articles in French translation published in Recherches amérindiennes au Québec: “Odanak durant les années 1920 : un prisme reflétant l’histoire des abénaquis (Odanak in the 1920s: A Prism of Abenaki History),: trans. Claude Gélinas (32/2 :2002); “La linguistique liturgique du père Aubéry : Aperçu ethnohistorique (Father Aubery’s Liturgical Linguistics: An Ethnohistorical View),” co-authored with Nicholas N. Smith, trans. Nicole Beaudry (33/2: 2003); and “Théophile Panadis (1889-1966), un guide abénaquis (Théophile Panadis (1889-1966): An Abenaki Guide),” co-authored with Réjean Obomsawin, trans. Claude Gélinas (33/2: 2003). Her book, co-authored with Christoph Strobel, is entitled Daily Life of Native Americans from Post-Columbian Through Nineteenth-Century America, and is part of the Greenwood Press "Daily Life Through History Series."

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Humanities & Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Fellowship, 2003

Contact Information

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