Professor Janet Dixon Keller

Professor  Janet Keller

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor Emeritus

Additional Campus Affiliations

Selected Publications

Books

Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon, and Mr. Takaronga Kuautonga Nokonofo Kitea: We Keep On Living This Way Honolulu and Adelaide University of Hawai'i and Crawford House 2007.
Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon, and Dr. Charles M. Keller Cognition and Tool Use: The Blacksmith at Work Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996.
Dougherty, Dr. Janet Wynne Dixon West Futuna- Aniwa: An Introduction to the Language of a Polynesian Outlier Berkeley and Los Angeles University of California Press 1983.

Short Stories

Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon Short Stories from Small Islands Pacific Ways South Pacific Commission 2005.

Journal Articles

Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon Human Cognitive Ecology: An Instructive Paradigm for Comparative Primatology American Jouornal of Primatology 62 3 2004, p. 228-240.
Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon Spatial Representations in Island Worlds Pacific Linguistics 523 2002, p. 249-260.
Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon, and Dr. Charles M. Keller Imagery in Traditions and Innovation Mind, Culture, and Activity 6 1 1999, p. 3-32.
Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon, and Dr. F. K. Lehman Complex Categories Cognitive Science 15 2 1991, p. 271-291.
Subjective Society and Socially Constituted Selves Reviews in Anthropology 16 2 1989.
Woven World: Neotraditional Symbols of Unity in Vanuatu Mankind 18 1 1988, p. 1-13.
Dougherty, Dr. Janet Wynne Dixon, and Dr. Charles M. Keller Taskonomy: A Practical Approach to Knowledge Structures American Ethnologist 9 4 1982, p. 663-774.
Learning Names for Plants and Plants for Names Anthropological Linguistics 21 6 1979, p. 298-315.
Salience and Relativity in Classification American Ethnologist 5 1 1978, p. 55-80.
Reduplication in West Futuna Journal of the Polynesian Society 86 1977, p. 207-221.

Book Contributions

Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon, and Dr. Charles M. Keller Imaging in Iron or Thought is not Inner Speech Rethinking Linguistic Relativity edited by Stephen Levinson, edited by John Gumperz. Imaging in Iron or Thought is not Inner Speech Edited by Stephen Levinson, Edited by John Gumperz, Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996.
Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon, and Dr. F. K. Lehman Computational Complexity in the Cognitive Modeling of Cultural Categories Cognitive Aspects of Religious Symbolism edited by Pascal Boyer. Computational Complexity in the Cognitive Modeling of Cultural Categories Edited by Pascal Boyer, Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1993.
Keller, Dr. Janet Dixon, and Dr. Charles M. Keller Thinking and Acting with Iron Understanding Practice edited by Jean Lave, edited by Seth Chaiklin. Thinking and Acting with Iron Edited by Jean Lave, Edited by Seth Chaiklin, Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1993.
Dougherty, Dr. Janet Wynne Dixon, and Dr. James Fernandez Afterword Symbolism and Cognition I and II Afterword American Ethnologist 1982.
Keller, Dr. Janet Wynne Dixon, and Dr. James Fernandez Introduction Symbolism and Cognition I and II Introduction American Ethnologist 1981.
On the Significance of a Sequence in the Acquisition of Basic Color Terms Advances in the Psychology of Language: Language Development and Mother-Child Interaction edited by R. Campbell, edited by P. Smith. On the Significance of a Sequence in the Acquisition of Basic Color Terms Edited by R. Campbell, Edited by P. Smith, Plenum Publishing Corporation 1978.
Fasin Blong Man We I Save Plante Langwis Long Niu Hebrides Man, Langwis mo Kastom Long Niu Hebrides edited by D. Tryon, edited by J. Lynch. Fasin Blong Man We I Save Plante Langwis Long Niu Hebrides Edited by D. Tryon, Edited by J. Lynch, Canberra Australia National University 1978.
Color Categorization in West Futunese: Variability and change Sociocultural Dimensions of Language Change edited by Mary Sanchez, edited by Ben Blount. Color Categorization in West Futunese: Variability and change Edited by Mary Sanchez, Edited by Ben Blount, New York Academic Press 1978.

ChapterBooks

Directions in Cognitive Anthropology edited by Janet Dougherty. Edited by Janet Dougherty, Champaign University of Illinois Press 1985.
Symbolism and Cognition II edited by Janet Keller, edited by James Fernandez, edited by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, edited by Norman Whitten. Edited by Janet Keller, Edited by James Fernandez, Edited by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, Edited by Norman Whitten, American Ethnologist 1982.
Symbolism and Cognition I edited by Janet Dougherty, edited by James Fernandex, edited by Clark Cunningham, edited by Norman Whitten. Edited by Janet Dougherty, Edited by James Fernandex, Edited by Clark Cunningham, Edited by Norman Whitten, American Ethnologist 1981.