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Gender dualism as social order

Gender dualism as social order

Ryan Schram
ANTH 3603: Melanesian worlds
Social Sciences Building 410 (A02)
Week of March 22, 2021 (Week 4)

Slides available at http://anthro.rschram.org/2700/2021/4

Main reading: Read (1952); Hays (1988); Schieffelin (1982)

Other reading: Read (1965)

References and further reading

Hays, Terence. 1988. ““Myths Of Matriarchy” And The Sacred Flute Complex Of The Papua New Guinea Highlands.” In Myths of Matriarchy Reconsidered, 98–120. Oceania Monographs 33. Sydney: Oceania Publications.

Read, Kenneth E. 1952. “Nama Cult of the Central Highlands, New Guinea.” Oceania 23 (1): 1–25. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40328362.

———. 1965. The High Valley. Scribner. http://books.google.com?id=DF0hAAAAMAAJ.

Schieffelin, Edward L. 1982. “The Bau A Ceremonial Hunting Lodge: An Alternative to Initiation.” In Rituals of Manhood: Male Initiation in Papua New Guinea, 155–200. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351321327-6.

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