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Some Research-Related Work

Here is some information about my Sabbatical Leave, during 1998-99

Weaving Ourselves into the Land: Charles Godfrey Leland, "Indians," and the Study of Native American Religions. Albany: SUNY Press, 1997.

The Forest Setting in Hindu Epics: Princes, Sages, Demons. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1995

"What's Taking Place: Neighborhood Ramlilas in Banares", in Living Banaras: Hindu Religion in Cultural Context, Bradley R. Hertel and Cynthia Ann Humes eds. Albany: SUNY Press, 1993.

"`Of Glooskap's Birth and of his Brother Malsum, the Wolf': The Story of Charles Godfrey Leland's `purely American creation'", American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 16:1, 1992: 45-69.

Book Note on June Helm, Prophecy and Power Among the Dogrib Indians, in Studies in Religion, 25/4, 1996, 513.

Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, St. Catherines, ON, May 25-28, 1996, "Religious Place Setting: the case of the Wannabee Indians."

Panel organizer and member, Conference on Northern New England in the Nineteenth Century; Cultures: Folk, Popular, Ethnic, Artistic, Literary, Political. Washburn Humanities Center, Livermore Falls, Maine, June 6-8, 1996. Panel title: Power and Story: Nineteenth Century Interactions Among Native and not-Native Cultures; paper title: "Charles Godfrey Leland's Aryan Indians."