I will be posting here from time to time about the latest news on my projects, and any upcoming speaking appeareances.


Black Sand Stories

I archived 55+ hours of audiovideo recordings in 2021 from my 2019 fieldwork in Vanuatu and realized that I never actually let anyone know! So here it is: (in open access, just need to register in ELAR, I think). Below is a showreel of the collection.

We need more emic/etic collaborations

Thank you Nick Enfield and colleagues for the invitation and interesting discussion on kinship, gestures, and meaning! A very welcoming research group at the University of Sydney. I was also honored by the presence of uan onak Johnny Obed, a Paamese man living in Sydney, who came to the talk on Paamese kinship. It was…


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