Michael T. Taussig Research Interests Art, Objects, Public Makings Language, Social Theory, Critical Theory Slavery, Colonialism, Race, Racial Capitalism Text, Translation, Writing, Aesthetics Theater, Ritual, Performance Research Concentrations Fictocriticism, The Sacred, Palm Oil, Art of Fieldwork, Mastery of Non-Mastery Regions South America; Colombia, Bolivia Education University of London, PhD, 1974 London School of Economics, MSc in Sociology, 1969 University of Sydney, MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery), 1964 Expand all Collapse all Bibliography 2018. Palma Africana. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2015. The Corn Wolf. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2009. What Color Is the Sacred? Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2004. My Cocaine Museum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1997. Magic of the State. New York: Routledge. 1993. Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses. New York: Routledge. 1987. Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man: A Study in Terror and Healing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1980. The Devil and Commodity Fetishim in South America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.