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 Still Liminal after All These Years:: Teaching Ordeals and Peregrinations

Ann Grodzins Gold

in Teaching Ritual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes some of the chapter's author's peregrinations in the liminality of teaching, notably, “the rocks and stones” laid out in large courses for undergraduates all looking for ... More


Touching

David Chidester

in Religion: Material Dynamics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297654
eISBN:
9780520969933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297654.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter undertakes a tactile exploration of the sense of touch in modern American culture and religion. After briefly recalling the denigration of tactility in Western thought, the discussion ... More


The Invisible Firewalker: Negotiating Sentiment and Inalienable Possessions on a Fijian Island

Guido Carlo Pigliasco

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0026
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the impasses an ethnographer has encountered while collecting kinship information to map traditional knowledge in a Fijian village when his host refuses to acknowledge a ... More


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