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Society as a verb

Society as a verb

Ryan Schram
ANTH 3603: Melanesian worlds
ryan.schram@sydney.edu.au
Social Sciences Building 410 (A02)
Week of March 29, 2021 (Week 5)

Slides available at http://anthro.rschram.org/2700/2021/5

Main reading: Strathern (1991); Wagner (1991)

Other reading: Strathern (1981); Holbraad and Pedersen (2009); Lebner (2016); Strathern (1996); Wagner (1977)

References and further reading

Holbraad, Martin, and Morten Axel Pedersen. 2009. “Planet M: The Intense Abstraction of Marilyn Strathern.” Anthropological Theory 9 (4): 371–94. https://doi.org/10.1177/1463499609360117.

Lebner, Ashley. 2016. “La Redescription de l’anthropologie Selon Marilyn Strathern.” L’Homme 218: 117–50. https://www.academia.edu/25888044/Stratherns_Redescription_of_Anthropology_LHomme_.

Strathern, Marilyn. 1981. “Self-Interest and the Social Good: Some Implications of Hagen Gender Imagery.” In Sexual Meanings: The Cultural Construction of Gender and Sexuality, edited by Sherry Ortner and Harriet Whitehead, 166–91. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

———. 1991. “One Man and Many Men.” In Big Men and Great Men: Personifications of Power in Melanesia, edited by Maurice Godelier and Marilyn Strathern, 197–214. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

———. 1996. “Cutting the Network.” The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 2 (3): 517–35. https://doi.org/10.2307/3034901.

Wagner, Roy. 1977. “Analogic Kinship: A Daribi Example.” American Ethnologist 4 (4): 623–42. http://www.jstor.org/stable/643623.

———. 1991. “The Fractal Person.” In Big Men and Great Men: Personifications of Power in Melanesia, edited by Maurice Godelier and Marilyn Strathern, 159–73. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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