Bateson, Mary Catherine

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BATESON, Mary Catherine

BATESON, Mary Catherine. American, b. 1939. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Harvard University, instructor in Arabic, 1963-66, visiting scholar in anthropology, 1979-80; Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, 1966-68, professor, then associate professor of anthropology; Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, senior research fellow in psychology and philosophy, 1968-69; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, research staff member, 1969-71; Northeastern University, Boston, MA, visiting professor of anthropology, 1969-71, 1974-75; organized Iranian National Character Study Group, Tehran, 1972-74; Damavand College, Tehran, professor of anthropology and dean of graduate studies, 1975-77; University of Northern Iran, Babolsar, professor of anthropology and dean of social science and humanities, 1977-79; Amherst College, MA, professor of anthropology, 1980-86, dean of faculty, 1980-83; George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, professor of anthropology and English, 1986-2002. President, Institute for Intercultural studies, NYC, 1979-. Publications: (ed. with T.A. Sebeok and A.S. Hayes) Approaches to Semiotics, 1964; Arab Language Handbook, 1967; Structural Continuity in Poetry: A Linguistic Study of Five Pre-Islamic Odes, 1970; Our Own Metaphor, 1972; With a Daughter's Eye: A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, 1984; (with G. Bateson) Angels Fear, 1987; Thinking AIDS, 1988; Composing a Life, 1990; Peripheral Visions: Learning along the Way, 1994; Full Circles, Overlapping Lives: Culture and Generation in Transition, 2000. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles on cultural anthropology, linguistics, and current affairs to professional journals. Address: 172 Lexington Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]