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Publications of J. Lorand Matory    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  by tags  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Matory, JL, The Fetish Revisited: Marx, Freud, and the Gods Black People Make (October, 2018), pp. 384 pages, Duke University Press, ISBN 1478002433  [abs]
  2. Matory, JL, Stigma and Culture: Last-Place Anxiety in Black America (2015), University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0226297736 [and%20Culture:%20Global%20Migrations%20and%20the%20Crisis%20of%20Identity%20in%20Black%20America&qid=1444930164&ref_=sr_1_fkmr0_1&s=books&sr=1-1-fkmr0]  [abs] [author's comments]
  3. J.L. Matory, Religión del Atlántico negro: Tradición, Transnacionalismo y Matriarcado en el Candomblé Brasileño (2014), Editorial Oriente/Casa del Caribe, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba  [abs] [author's comments]
  4. Matory, JL, Religión Afro-Atlántica: Tradición, Trasnacionalismo y Matriarcado en el Candomblé Brasileño (2014), Editorial Oriente/Casa del Caribe [ref=sr_1_5]  [abs]
  5. J. Lorand Matory, "Stigma and Culture: Global Migrations and the Crisis of Identity in Black America" (2012), University of Chicago Press  [abs] [author's comments]
  6. Matory, JL, Black Atlantic Religion: Tradition, Transnationalism, and Matriarchy in the Afro-Brazilian Candomble (February, 2009), pp. 1-383, Princeton University Press, ISBN 0691059446 [ref=sr_1_6]  [abs]
  7. J. Lorand Matory, Black Atlantic Religion: Tradition, Transnationalism and Matriarchy in the Afro-Brazilian Candomble (2005), Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ [0691059446]  [abs]
  8. Matory, JL, Sex and the Empire That Is No More: Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo-Yoruba Religion, second edition (2005), Berghahn Books (Edited and updated version of the original 1994 publication.) [ref=sr_1_4]  [abs]
  9. Matory, JL, Vessels of Power: the Dialectical Symbolism of Power in Yoruba Religion and Polity - Part Two (1986) [28083185&referer=brief_results]  [abs]
  10. Matory, JL, Vessels of Power: the Dialectical Symbolism of Power in Yoruba Religion and Polity - Part One (1986) [28083185&referer=brief_results]  [abs]
  11. Matory, JL, A Broken Calabash: Social Aspects of Worship among Brazilian and West African Yoruba--Part Two (1982) [82856403&referer=brief_results]  [abs]
  12. Matory, JL, A Broken Calabash: Social Aspects of Worship among Brazilian and West African Yoruba--Part One (1982) [82856403&referer=brief_results]  [abs]

Essays, Articles, Chapters in Books

  1. Matory, L, "The Fetish Revisited" with J. Lorand Matory Interview with Kristian Petersen, edited by Petersen, K, Religious Studies News (July, 2020), Journal of Ameriacan Academy of Religion
  2. Matory, JL, Collecting and Exhibiting at the Crossroads: In Honor of Eshu, Material Religion, vol. 12 no. 3 (September, 2016), pp. 378-380, Routledge [doi]
  3. Matory, JL, Watering the Flowers While Black, News & Observer (Raleigh, Nc) (July, 2016) [147A07C639CCFB58]
  4. Matory, JL, In-Depth Review--The Formation of Candomble: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil, by Luis Nicolau Pares, The Americas: a Quarterly Review of Latin American History, vol. 72 no. 04 (October, 2015), pp. 609-628 [repository]  [abs]
  5. Matory, JL, In-Depth Review: The Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil, by Luis Nicolau Parés, The Americas: a Quarterly Review of Latin American History, vol. 72 no. 4 (October, 2015), pp. 609-628, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]  [abs]
  6. Matory, JL, Hurt People Hurt People (June, 2015), Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology [available here]  [abs]
  7. Matory, JL, Stureplan People: Region, Race and Class in Today’s Sweden, Transition, vol. 118 (June, 2015), Indiana University Press, ISSN 1527-8042 [repository]
  8. Matory, JL, Stureplan People: Racial Fantasy and Human Reality in Today's Sweden, Transition, vol. 118 no. 118 (2015), pp. 47-60, ISSN 0041-1191 [transition.118.47#pdf_only_tab_contents]  [abs]
  9. Matory, JL, From "Survival" to "Dialogue": Analytic Tropes in the Study of African-Diaspora Cultural History, in Transatlantic Caribbean: Dialogues of People, Practices, Ideas, edited by Kummels, I; Rauhut, C; Rinke, S; Timm, B (January, 2014), pp. 33-55, TRANSCRIPT VERLAG, Bielefeld, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8376-2607-0 [repository]  [abs]
  10. Matory, JL, Affirmative Scapegoating, The Harvard Crimson no. May 29 (2014) [repository]
  11. Matory, JL, One Duke Professor's Trayvon Martin Moment, The News and Observer (Raleigh, Nc) (July, 2013) [repository]
  12. Matory, JL, One Duke professor’s Trayvon Martin moment, News & Observer (July, 2013) [3026219_one-duke-professors-trayvon-martin.html]
  13. Matory, JL, He Fit the Description: Prejudice and Pain in Progressive Communities, in Racism in the Academy: The New Millenium, edited by Smedley, A; Hutchinson, JF (February, 2012), pp. 138-44, American Anthropological Association [pdf]
  14. Matory, JL, The Homeward Ship: Analytic Tropes as Maps of and for African-Diaspora Cultural History", in Transforming Ethnographic Knowledge, edited by Hardin, R; Clarke, KM (2012), pp. 93-112, University of Wisconsin Press, ISBN 0299248747 [pdf]
  15. Matory, JL, What Harvard Has Taught Me, Harvard Crimson (June, 2009) [available here]
  16. Matory, JL, The Many Who Dance in Me: Afro-Atlantic Ontology and the Problem with 'Transnationalism, in Transnational Transcendence: Essays on Religion and Globalization, edited by Csordas, TJ (March, 2009), pp. 231-262, University of California Press, ISBN 0520257421 [repository]  [abs]
  17. Matory, JL, Obituary: Elliot Percival Skinner (1924-2007), American Anthropologist, vol. 111 no. 1 (March, 2009), pp. 127-130, WILEY, ISSN 0002-7294 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  18. J. Lorand Matory, "Letter to the Harvard Class of 1982." In Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1982: 30th Anniversary Report (pp. 327-330). Cambridge, MA: Class Report Office (2009) [pdf]
  19. Matory, JL, 'Favorite Professors' Open Letter to the Class of 2009, in Harvard College Yearbook, 2009, edited by Liu, E, Harvard Yearbook, vol. 2009 (Spring, 2009), pp. 53-53, Harvard Yearbook Publications, Cambridge, MA  [abs]
  20. Matory, JL, The illusion of isolation: The Gullah/Geechees and the political economy of African culture in the Americas, Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 50 no. 4 (October, 2008), pp. 949-980, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0010-4175 [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  21. Matory, JL, Islands Are Not Isolated: Reconsidering the Roots of Gullah Distinctiveness, in Grass roots: African origins of an American art, edited by Rosengarten, D; Rosengarten, T; Schildkrout, E; Carney, JA (September, 2008), pp. 232-244, University of Washington Press, Long Island City, NY, ISBN 094580251X [repository]  [abs]
  22. Matory, L, What do Critics of Israel Have to Fear?, The Harvard Crimson (June, 2008)
  23. Matory, L, Obituary: David Maybury-Lewis: Anthropologist keen to protect the interests of the peoples of central Brazil (February, 2008), The Guardian
  24. Matory, JL, Is There Gender in Yorùbá Culture?, in Òrìşà devotion as world religion : the globalization of Yorùbá religious culture, edited by Olupona, JK; Rey, T (January, 2008), pp. 513-558, University of Wisconsin Press [repository]  [abs]
  25. J. Lorand Matory, "Feminismo, nacionalismo, e a luta pelo significado do ade no Candomble, Revista de Antropologia: Revista de Antropologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, vol. 51 no. 1 (2008), pp. 107-121 [PDF[abs]
  26. Matory, JL, Free to Be a Slave: Slavery as a Metaphor in the Afro-Atlantic Religions, in Africas of the Americas: Beyond the Search for Origins in the Study of Afro-Atlantic Religions, edited by Palmie, S, vol. 33 (2008), Brill, ISBN 9789004164727  [abs]
  27. Matory, JL, Feminismo, nacionalismo, e a luta pelo significado do adé no Candomblé: ou, como Edison Carneiro e Ruth landes inverteram o curso da historia, Revista De Antropologia: Revista De Antropologia Da Universidade De São Paulo, vol. 51 no. 1 (2008), pp. 107-120, Universidade de São Paulo [repository]  [abs]
  28. Matory, JL, Free to be a slave: Slavery as metaphor in the afro-Atlantic religions, Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 37 no. 3 (December, 2007), pp. 398-425, Brill, ISSN 0022-4200 [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  29. Matory, L, Orwellian Uses of Free Speech (November, 2007), Harvard Crimson  [abs]
  30. Matory, L, Israel and Censorship at Harvard (September, 2007)
  31. Matory, L, The Progressives’ Prejudice, Harvard Crimson no. June 27 A29 (June, 2007), Harvard Crimson [1141]  [abs]
  32. J. Lorand Matory, Letter to the Harvard Class of 1982. In Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1982: Twenty-fifth Anniversary Report (pp. 707-709). Cambridge,MA: Class Report Office. (2007) [pdf]
  33. Matory, JL, On Rings amid Somersaults There: Poetry, Parody, Parenting (2007), Two Birches Press, Cambridge [repository]
  34. Matory, JL, Letter to the Harvard Class of 1982, In Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1982: Twenty Fifth Anniversary Report (2007) [pdf]
  35. Matory, JL, Why I Stood Up: The Case Against Summers, vol. 2006 no. June 7 (June, 2006), The Harvard Crimson [repository]  [abs]
  36. Matory, L, Why I Stood Up: The Case Against Summers (June, 2006), The Harvard Crimson
  37. Matory, JL, The "New World" Surrounds an Ocean: Theorizing the Live Dialogue between African and African American Cultures, in Afro-Atlantic Dialogues: Anthropology in the Diaspora, edited by Yelvington, Kevin A., (April, 2006), pp. 501 pages, School of American Research Press, ISBN 1930618468 [repository]
  38. J. Lorand Matory, The New World Surrounds an Ocean: On the Live Dialogue between African and African American Cultures, in Afro-Atlantic Dialogues, edited by Kevin Yelvington (2006), pp. 151-192, School of American Research, Santa Fe, NM [pdf]
  39. Matory, JL, Tradition, Transnationalism and Gender in the Afro-Brazilian Candomble, in Cultural Agency in the Americas, edited by Sommer, Doris, (2006), pp. 121-145, Duke University Press, Durham and London [repository]  [abs]
  40. Matory, JL, Gendered Agendas: the Secrets Scholars Keep about Yoruba-Atlantic Religion, in Dialogues of Dispersal: Gender, Sexuality and African Diasporas, A Gender and History special edition, edited by Gunning, S; Hunter, TW; Mitchell, M (2004), pp. 13-43, Blackwell, Malden, MA, and Oxford, UK, ISBN 1405126817
  41. Matory, JL, Sexual Secrets: Candomblé, Brazil, and the Multiple Intimacies of the African Diaspora, in In Off Stage/On Display: Intimacy and Ethnography in the Age of Public Culture, edited by Shryock, A (2004), pp. 157-190, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA [repository]
  42. Matory, JL, Gendered agendas: The secrets scholars keep about Yorùbá-Atlantic religion, Gender & History, vol. 15 no. 3 (November, 2003), pp. 409-439, WILEY, ISSN 0953-5233 [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  43. J. Lorand Matory, Contradiction and Forgetting among the Yewésseys, Transforming Anthropology, vol. 10 no. 2 (2002), pp. 2-12 [PDF]
  44. Matory, JL, Contradiction and Forgetting in Yewessey Culture, Transforming Anthropology, vol. 10 no. 2 (July, 2001), pp. 2-12, WILEY, ISSN 1548-7466 [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  45. Matory, JL, Africans in the United States, Footsteps: African American History and Heritage Magazine, vol. 3 no. 2 (March, 2001), pp. 6-9 [repository]
  46. Matory, JL, The Gullah and the Black Atlantic, Footsteps: African American History and Heritage Magazine, vol. 3 no. 2 (March, 2001), pp. 10-11 [repository]
  47. J. Lorand Matory, Africans in the United States, Footsteps: African American History and Heritage Magazine (2001), pp. 6-9 [PDF]
  48. Matory, JL, The Other African Americans, Footsteps: African American History and Heritage Magazine no. March/April (2001), pp. 24-25 [repository]
  49. Matory, JL, El nuevo imperio Yoruba: Textos, migración y el auge transatlántico de la nación lucumí, in Culturas encontradas: Cuba y los Estados Unidos, edited by Hernández, R; Coatsworth, J (2001), pp. 167-188, Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Cultura Juan Marinello and David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Havana and Cambridge, MA [repository]
  50. Matory, JL, The cult of nations' and the ritualization of their purity, special issue on “Atlantic Genealogies”, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 100 no. 1 (2001), pp. 171-214, ISSN 0038-2876 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  51. Matory, JL, Surpassing “Survival”: On the Urbanity of “Traditional Religion” in the Afro-Atlantic World, The Black Scholar, vol. 30 no. 3-4 (September, 2000), pp. 36-43, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 0006-4246 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  52. Matory, JL, Cuba and African Diaspora Religion, Revista: Harvard Review of Latin America no. Winter (2000) [cuba-and-african-diaspora-religion]
  53. Matory, JL, Jeje: repensando nações e transnacionalismo, Rio de Janeiro, Mana, vol. 5 no. 1 (April, 1999), pp. 57-80, FapUNIFESP (SciELO), ISSN 0104-9313 [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  54. Matory, JL, The English professors of Brazil: On the diasporic roots of the Yorùbá nation, Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 41 no. 1 (January, 1999), pp. 72-103, ISSN 0010-4175 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  55. Matory, JL, Afro-Atlantic Culture: On the Live Dialogue between Africa and the Americas, in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, edited by Gates, HL; Appiah, KA (1999), pp. 36-44, Basic Civitas Books, New York [repository]
  56. Matory, JL, Afro-Atlantic Culture: On the Live Dialogue between Africa and the Americas, first edition, in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, first edition, edited by Appiah, KA (1999), pp. 36-44, Basic Civitas Books, ISBN 0-465-00071-1  [abs]
  57. Matory, JL, Afro-Atlantic Culture: On the Live Dialogue between Africa and the Americas, in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, edited by Gates, Henry Louis, ; Appiah, K. Anthony,, vol. 1 (1999), pp. 36-44, Basic Civitas Books, ISBN 0195170555 [repository]
  58. Matory, JL, Yorubá: As Rotas e as Raízes da Nação Transatlântica, 1830-1950, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Horizontes Antropológicos, vol. 4 no. 9 (October, 1998), pp. 263-292 [repository]
  59. Matory, JL, Yoruba: A World Civilization, February, Calliope: World History for Young People (February, 1998), pp. 4-6 [repository]
  60. Matory, JL, The king's male-order bride The modern making of a Yoruba priest, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 810 no. 1 Queens, Queen (January, 1997), pp. 381-400, WILEY, ISSN 0077-8923 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  61. J. Lorand Matory, The King's Male-Order Bride: the Making of a Yoruba Priest in a Post-Modern Age, in Queens, Queen Mothers, Priestesses, and Power: Case Studies in African Gender, 810 of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, edited by Flora Kaplan (1997), pp. 381-400, New York Academy of Arts and Sciences., New York [PDF]
  62. Matory, JL, African and Afro-Caribbean Religions in the United States, in On Common Ground: World Religions in America, edited by Eck, D (1997), Columbia University Press
  63. Matory, JL, Religions, African, in the Americas, in The Encyclopedia of Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Middleton, John, (1997), pp. 457-460, Simon and Schuster, New York [repository]
  64. Matory, JL, Rival empires: Islam and the religions of spirit possession among the Òyóo-Yorùbá, American Ethnologist, vol. 21 no. 3 (August, 1994), pp. 495-515, WILEY, ISSN 0094-0496 [repository], [doi]
  65. Matory, JL, Government by Seduction: History and the Tropes of 'Mounting' in Ọyọ-Yoruba Religion, in Modernity and Its Malcontents: Ritual and Power in Africa, edited by Comaroff, Jean, ; Comaroff, John, (1993), pp. 58-84, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, ISBN 0226114392 [repository]
  66. Matory, JL, Homens Montados: homossexualidade e simbolismo da possessão nas religiões afro-brasileiras (Mounted Men: homosexuality and the symbolism of possession in the Afro-Brazilian religions), in Escravidão e Invenção da Liberdade (1988), pp. 215-231, Editora Brasiliense, São Paulo [repository]

Papers Published

  1. Matory, JL, Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1982 25th Anniversary Report (2007), Harvard University [repository]

Mass Media

  1. J.L. Matory, Vodou and Other African Religions (2015) [watch]
  2. J.L. Matory, Vodou and Other African-Inspired Religions (2015) [watch]
  3. J.L. Matory, Vodou and Other African-Inspired Religions (2015) [watch]
  4. J.L. Matory, Lucumi Music: Singing, Dancing and Drumming Black Divnity (2014) [films]  [abs]
  5. J.L. Matory, “Can We Talk?: Bridges between the Humanities and the Social Sciences” (2012). (2012) [conferences]
  6. J.L. Matory, “Human Traffic: Past and Present” (2012) [conferences]

Articles in a Collection

  1. J.L. Matory, Book Review of Witchcraft, Intimacy, and Trust: African in Comparison, written by Peter Geschiere, vol. 44 no. 3-4 (2015), pp. 423-427, ISSN 0022-4200 [PDF[abs]

Book Reviews

  1. Apter, A, Oduduwa’s Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic, African and Black Diaspora: an International Journa (August, 2018), pp. 1-5
  2. Matory, JL, Witchcraft Intimacy & Trust: Africa in Comparison, Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 44 no. 3-4 (2014), pp. 423-427, BRILL, ISSN 0022-4200 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  3. Matory, JL, Book review of "Yoruba sacred kingship: 'A power like that of the gods.'", Anthropological Quarterly, vol. 71 no. 3 (July, 1998), pp. 155-156, George Washington University, Institute for Ethnographic Research, ISSN 1534-1518 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  4. Matory, JL, Revisiting the African Diaspora –book review essay concerning Joseph M. Murphy’s Working the Spirit (1994), George Brandon’s Santeria from Africa to the New World (1993), and Ysamur Flores-Peña and Roberta J. Evanchuk’s Santería Garments and Altars (1994), American Anthropologist, vol. 88 no. 1 (1996), pp. 167-70. [repository]
  5. Matory, JL, Review article on Creativity of Power: Essays on Cosmology and Action in African Societies (1989), eds. Ivan Karp and William Arens, edited by Ivan Karp and William Arens, Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 23 no. 2 (May, 1993), pp. 175-180, Brill [repository]
  6. Matory, JL, : Africanisms in American Culture . Joseph E. Holloway, D. C. Hine, J. McCluskey, Jr., D. B. Gaspar., edited by Joseph E. Holloway, American Anthropologist, vol. 93 no. 2 (June, 1991), pp. 489-490, WILEY, ISSN 1548-1433 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]

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