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255 contributors MISTY L. BASTIAN is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Franklin & Marshall College. She has published widely on gender, popular media, and religious practice in southeastern Nigeria and is co-editor (with Jane Parpart) of Great Ideas on Teaching about Africa. JANET BAUER is Associate Professor of International Studies and Director of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program at Trinity College in Connecticut . She has written extensively on gender and identity in Iran and the Iranian diaspora. JANICE BODDY is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. She is author of Wombs and Alien Spirits: Women, Men, and the Zar Cult in Northern Sudan and co-editor (with Virginia Barnes) of Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl. She has published numerous articles on gender, female circumcision , and spirit possession. DEBORAH DURHAM is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Sweet Briar College. She has published extensively on Herero cultural identity, citizenship , and democracy in Botswana, on youth in Botswana, and in anthropology. She is co-editor, with Jennifer Cole, of a volume on age, experience and globalization, forthcoming from Indiana University Press. KATHERINE FRANK is a Social Science Research Council Sexuality Research Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Faculty Associate in Cultural Anthropology at the College of the Atlantic. She is author of G-Strings and Sympathy: Strip Club Regulars and Male Desire. SATSUKI KAWANO is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Guelph. Her research focuses on ritual, family, and aging in Japan. Her book Ritual Practice in Modern Japan: Ordering Action, People, and Place is forthcoming . Contributors 256 SARAH LAMB is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. She is author of White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender, and Body in North India and co-editor (with Diane P. Mines) of Everyday Life in South Asia (Indiana University Press, 2002). ADELINE MASQUELIER is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Tulane University. She has published extensively on bori spirit possession, Islam, modernity , and the historical imagination in Niger, and is author of Prayer Has Spoiled Everything: Possession, Power, and Identity in an Islamic Town of Niger. MARGARET WIENER is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has published widely on Balinese history and society and is author of Visible and Invisible Realms: Power, Magic, and Colonial Conquest in Bali, which won the 1995 Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing. ...


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