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ANTH 3603: Melanesian worlds
Social Sciences Building 410 (A02)
Week of May 03, 2021 (Week 9)
Slides available at http://anthro.rschram.org/2700/2021/9
Main reading: McDougall (2009); Robbins (2001)
Other reading: Barker (2014)
Barker, John. 2014. “The One and the Many: Church-Centered Innovations in a Papua New Guinean Community.” Current Anthropology 55 (S10): S172–81. https://doi.org/10.1086/678291.
McDougall, Debra. 2009. “Christianity, Relationality and the Material Limits of Individualism: Reflections on Robbins’s Becoming Sinners.” The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 10 (March): 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/14442210802706855.
Robbins, Joel. 2001. “God Is Nothing but Talk: Modernity, Language, and Prayer in a Papua New Guinea Society.” American Anthropologist 103 (4): 901–12. https://doi.org/10.1525/aa.2001.103.4.901.