Michael T. Taussig

Michael T. Taussig

Research Interest

Research Sub-Interest

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

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.

Courses Taught