Morgan Lecture Series
Past Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Jessica Cattelino: "The Cultural Politics of Water"
Stefan Helmreich: "Waves, An Anthropology of Scientific Things"
Peter van der Veer: "The Value of Comparison"
Janet Carsten: The Social Life of Blood: "Transfers and Flows in Malaysia"
Marisol de la Cadena: "Alternative Archives: Understanding Indigenous Politics the Andean Way"
Lisa Rofel and Sylvia Yanagisako: "Managing the New Silk Road: Italian-Chinese Collaborations"
James Ferguson: "Declarations of Dependence: Labor, Personhood, and Welfare in South Africa and Beyond"
J. Lorand Matory: "The Other African Americans"
Veena Das: "Everyday Life and the Claims of the Other"
Tanya Luhrmann: "Learning to be an Evangelical Christian"
Kay B. Warren: "Transnationalism: Global Solutions, Local Realities"
Paul Farmer: "Swords of Sorrow: On Violence and Modernity"
Elinor Ochs: "Becoming a Speaker of Culture"
Frederick and Deborah Gewertz Errington: "Culture and Cargo: On Avoiding a History of the Self-Evident and the Self-Interested"
Lila Abu-Lughod: "Media and the Ethnography of Nations"
Ulf Hannerz: "Foreign News: Media and the World as a Single Place"
Caroline H. Bledsoe: "The Contingent Lifecourse"
Daniel Miller: "The Dialectics of Shopping"
Jane I. Guyer: "Thresholds and Conversions: Explorations of Africa's Articulated Economies"
Anne Stoler: "Ethnography in the Archives: Colonial Studies and the Historic Turn"
Virginia Dominguez: "Sameness-es"
Yoram Bilu: "Recentering the Sacred: The Revival of Saint Veneration in Contemporary Israel"
Jean Lave: "On Changing Practice: Three Moments in the Study of Apprenticeship"
Katherine Verdery: "The Transition from Socialism: Anthropology and Eastern Europe"
Gilbert H. Herdt: "Secrecy and Society"
Byron Good: "Medicine, Rationality & Experience: An Anthropological Perspective"
Marilyn Strathern: "After Nature: English Kinship in the Late Twentieth Century"
Jonathan Parry: "Death in Benares"
Maurice Bloch: "Prey Into Hunter: The Politics of Religious Experience"
Emily Martin: "The Meaning of Money in China and the United States"
Lawrence Rosen: "The Anthropology of Justice: Law as Culture in Islamic Society"
Stanley Tambiah: "Magic, Science, Religion and the Scope of Rationality"
Margery Wolf: "China and the Anthropology of Women"
Gananath Obeyesekere: "The Work of Culture: Symbolic Transformation in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology"
Sally Falk Moore: "Social Facts and Fabrications: 'Customary' Law on Kilimanjaro 1880-1980"
Robert Smith: "Japanese Society: Tradition, Self and the Social Order"
Gilbert Lewis: "Pandora's Box"
William Labov: "The Re-Organization of Reality"
Nancy D. Munn: "The Fame of Gawa: A Symbolic Study of Value Transformation in a Massim (Papua, New Guinea) Society"
F. G. Bailey: "Morality and Expediency: The Folklore of Academic Politics"
Edmund Leach: "The Marxist Heritage of Lewis Morgan"
Gregory Bateson: "Units of Evolution and Mind"
Elizabeth Colson: "Tradition and Contract: The Problem of Order"
Sidney Mintz: "The Past as a New Present: Caribbean Social History and the Modern World"
Lloyd A. Fallers: "The Social Anthropology of the Nation-State"
Floyd Lounsbury: "Historical Studies in the Language of Kinship"
John Murra: "Reciprocity and Redistribution in Andean Civilizations"
Ward A. Goodenough: "Description and Comparison in Cultural Anthropology"
McKim Marriott in collaboration with Stanley A. Freed and Ralph W. Nicholas: "Hindu Caste Ranking"
Victor W. Turner: "The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure."
Robert McC. Adams: "The Evolution of Urban Society: Early Mesopotamia and Pre Hispanic Mexico"
Fred Eggan: "The American Indian: Perspectives for the Study of Social Change"
Meyer Fortes: "Kinship and the Social Order: The Legacy of Lewis Henry Morgan"
Leslie A. White: "Lewis Henry Morgan: The Man, The Scientist"