A Broken Calabash: Social Aspects of Worship among Brazilian and West African Yoruba--Part One
Part One of Senior honors thesis as Harvard College, awarded High Honors and Magna Cum Laude. A comparison of the social organization of orisha worship in Nigeria and Brazil.
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Lawrence Richardson Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Specialties Anthropology & History, Africa, African Diaspora, Transnationalism Research Summary Anthropology of religion, of ethnicity, and of education; history and theory of anthropology; African and African-inspired religions around the Atlantic perimeter; ethnic diversity in the African-descended population of the US; tertiary education as a culture; gender, religion and politics; transnationalism; spirit possession <st