Melanesian Anthropology: Archival Perspectives

Join us for


a Symposium celebrating the renaming of the Melanesian Archive

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 1-4 pm

Seuss Room, Geisel Library, UC San Diego

Refreshments will be served.

Donald Tuzin with Arapesh people of Ilahita Village during his first fieldwork in Papua New Guinea in the early 1970s.

Celebrating the 30th anniversary and renaming of the Melanesian Archive:

The Tuzin Archive for Melanesian Anthropology

Panelists include:

Polly Wiessner (University of Utah)

Integrating Tradition and Transition: The Enga Take Anda, Papua New Guinea


Nancy Lutkehaus (University of Southern California)

“Anthropology in the Archives”:  Past, Present, Future


David Akin (Comparative Studies in Society and History)

Kwaio Piracy as Moral Instruction: Lessons from Archival and Oral History.


Related Exhibit In Geisel Library, May 1 – June 30

Island Arts: Images from the Tuzin Archive for Melanesian Anthropology

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