Lindstrom, Lamont (Carl)

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LINDSTROM, Lamont (Carl)

LINDSTROM, Lamont (Carl). American, b. 1953. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: Australian National University, Canberra, visiting research scholar, Research School of Pacific Studies, 1977-79; Southwestern at Memphis, Memphis, TN, visiting assistant professor, 1981-82; University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, assistant professor, 1982-88, associate professor, 1988-92, professor of anthropology, 1992-, department chair, 1991-96. East-West Center, fellow of Institute of Culture and Communication, 1987-88; National Endowment for the Humanities, seminar director, 1991 and 1993. Conducted anthropological field studies in Tanna, Vanuatu, 1978-79 and 1982-83; in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands, 1985; in Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands, and Tanna, 1987; Vanuatu, 1988; and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1988-89. Publications: Kwamera Dictionary: Nikukua Savai Nagkiariien Nininife, 1986; Drugs in Western Pacific Societies: Relations of Substance (monograph), 1987; (ed. with G.M. White, and contrib.) The Pacific Theater: Island Recollections of World War II, 1989; (with G.M. White) Island Encounters: Black and White Memories of the Pacific War, 1990; Knowledge and Power in a South Pacific Society, 1990; (with V. Lebot and M. Merlin) Kava: The Pacific Drug, 1992; Cargo Cult: Strange Stories of Desire From Melanesia and Beyond, 1993. Work represented in books. Contributor of articles and reviews to anthropology journals. Address: Department of Anthropology, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]