Tag: Samoa

Matt Tomlinson on his book, God is Samoan

| , November 16th, 2020

God Is Samoan: Dialogues between Culture and Theology in the Pacific Interview by Jon Bialecki Jon Bialecki: I want to start this interview by saying that God Is…

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Jessica Hardin discusses her book, Faith and the Pursuit of Health

| , December 30th, 2019

https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/faith-and-the-pursuit-of-health/9780813592923 Courtney Handman: Can you give a brief overview of the main theoretical and ethnographic issues that you discuss i…

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Fat Consequences

Alexandra Frankel , January 24th, 2018

Obesity is about more than stigma, it is about exceeding one’s social space. Diabetes foot clinic, Apia, Samoa Looking over the shoulder of Sina, the only podiatrist in…

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The Dude Troll As Anthropologist: A Review of Peter Hempenstall’s “Truth’s Fool: Derek Freeman and the War Over Cultural Anthropology”

Rex , January 22nd, 2018

The first time I read Coming of Age in Samoa was in my Intro to Anthro course. My teacher — and future mentor — was a social anthropologist…


Gender and Disaster Beyond Men and Women

Ryan Thoreson , August 30th, 2016

Over the past two decades, considerable attention has been given to the multiple interactions between gender and disaster. Yet the study and integration of gender in disaster and…

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A Decolonial Turn in Anthropology? A View from the Pacific

Decolonizing Anthropology , June 7th, 2016

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the Decolonizing Anthropology series. By: Lisa Uperesa Over the past two decades, non-White and non-Western scholars have posed serious challenges…

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