Stuart Earle Strange

Social Sciences (Anthropology)

Assistant Professor


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Originally from Virginia, USA, Assistant Professor Stuart Earle Strange received his PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Asst Prof Strange’s research examines the nexus of knowledge, interaction, and personhood, with an emphasis on Afro- and Indo-Caribbean ritual practices, dreaming, and the politics of revelation. He has conducted ethnographic research in Suriname, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Ghana and the United States, with a future project planned in Singapore.

Strange, S.E. (2018) “It’s Your Mother’s Family that Kills You: Responsibility and the Evidence of Misfortune in the Making of Ndyuka History.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 60(3):1–30

Strange, S.E. (2018) Rogério Brites Pires, Stuart Strange, and Marcelo Moura Mello. “The Bakru Speaks: Money-Making Demons and Racial Stereotypes in Multiethnic Suriname and Guyana.” New West India Guide 92(1-2):1–34

Strange, S.E. (2017). “Indigenous Spirits, Pluralist Sovereignty, and the Aporia of Surinamese Hindu Belonging.” Ethnos, 10.1080/00141844.2017.1381632

Strange, S. E. (2016), The dialogical collective: mediumship, pain, and the interactive creation of Ndyuka Maroon subjectivity. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Religion, Ritual and Magic