Program

You can download the Symposium Plan, or view it below.

 

Welcome to Country

Opening

Keynote

9 -10.30  

Thomey

Cohen

 

Welcome and Opening

Stowaways on Noah’s Ark

Panel 1

Monsters and Space

11-12.30 Felton

Ryan

 

Bond

Monsters and the Dangers of Highway Travel in Classical Antiquity

144 Million Hermaphrodites: The Fantastic Anthropology of Gabriel de Foigny

Monstrous Frontiers

Panel 2

Monsters across Time

13.30 – 15 Stolte

 

Musharbash

Onnudottir

Heart of the Monster: Understanding the Relationship between Land, Story and Monsters

Pankarlangu Come to Yuendumu

‘Margt býr í þokunni’ – “What dwells in the mist?”

Panel 3

Monsters, Art & Gender

15.30 – 17.30 Lebedinsky

Lilley

 

Hawkins

 

Marvellous Unicorns, Magical Materials

Drawing in the Margins: My Son’s Arsenal of Monsters – (Autistic) Imagination and the Cultural Capital of Childhood

The ‘Other’ Woman: Living the Monstrous Feminine

Movie 18.30 -20.30 The Darkside  With an introduction from director Warwick Thornton.
Panel 4

Monsters & Belief

9-10.30 Saenong

 

Funk

 

Presterudstuen

Poppo’, Parakang, and Kongkong: Bugis-Makassar Cross-generational Perceptions of Monsters

How Monsters Come into Existence: Socialization Practices, Moral   Affects, and Anito Spirits among the Tao in Taiwan

The Seeing, Believing, and Making of Ghosts and Demons in Fiji

Panel 5

Monsters, Good & Evil

11-12.30 Arumugan

 

High

Tizzoni

Gods and Monsters: Insatiate Divinities and Insufficient Sacrifices in Rural Tamil Nadu

Territorial Terror in Monsoon Asia

The Strange (Judicial) Case of Mr. Maliqueo

Panel 6

Monsters in the Desert

13.30 – 15 Batty

 

Curran

Thurman

The Policeman and the Kurdaitcha: Enforcing Australian Law in an Aboriginal Community with the Power of Monsters

People, Birds, Monsters

The Nine-night Siege

Panel 7

Monsters & Economics

 

 

DISCUSSANT

15.30 – 17.30 Mabefam

Possamai

Tomlinson

 

 

Felton

How to become a Sakawa Boy: magic and modernity in Ghana

The Branding of the Devil: A Sociology of Exorcism

How to Brand Your Monster

 

 

 

Dinner 19.30 onwards

 

 

 

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