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Sacred Camp: Transgendering Faith in a Philippine Festival
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-02-01)
By embodying the paradoxes found in three webs of signification – panaad (devotional promise), sacred camp and carnivalesque during the Ati-atihan festival – Augusto Diangson, an individual of the ‘third sex’, was able to ...
Marchetto of Padua's Theory of Modal Ranges
(Hawaii International Conference on the Arts and Humanities (HICH), 2007-01-01)
Trance as Artefact: De-Othering transformative states with reference to examples from contemporary dance in Canada
Reflecting on his fieldwork among the Malagasy speakers of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean, Canadian anthropologist Michael Lambek questions why the West has a “blind spot” when it comes to the human activity of trance. Immersed ...