Lamont Lindstrom, PhD

Lamont Lindstrom, PhD
Kendall Professor of Anthropology
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology
918-631-2774 Chapman Hall

Education

PhD – University of California-Berkeley MA – University of California-Berkeley BA – University of California-Berkeley

Bio

Lamont Lindstrom, Kendall Professor at the University of Tulsa, has long-term research interests in Vanuatu and other Melanesian countries focused on local knowledge systems and social movements, kava, World War Two ethnohistory, contemporary chiefs and the politics of tradition, cultural policy development, sociolinguistics, urban migration and personhood, and early Pacific photography. His books include CARGO CULT: STRANGE STORIES FROM MELANESIA ANED BEYOND, ISLAND ENCOUNTERS: BLACK AND WHITE MEMORIES OF THE PACIFIC WAR, CHIEFS TODAY: TRADITIONAL PACIFIC LEADERSHIP AND THE POSTCOLONIAL STATE, and ACROSS THE WORLD WITH THE JOHNSONS: VISUAL CULTURE AND EMPIRE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. He has had visiting fellowships at the East-West Center (Honolulu), the Center for Pacific Islands Studies (University of Hawaii), the MacMillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies of Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand, the Kagoshima University Research Center for the South Pacific in Kyushu, Japan, Tsinghua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan, and Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l’Océanie in Marseille, France.

Research Interests

South Pacific research interests in local knowledge and leadership systems
Traditional Drug Kava
Millenarian Movements
Ethnohistory of the Pacific War
Early filmmaking in Oceania

Teaching Interests

Cultural Anthropology
Linguistics
Gender
Religion

Publications

Books

  • Ahrens, P., L. Lindstrom, and F. Paisley. Across the World With the Johnsons: Visual Culture and Empire in the Twentieth Century. Ashgate Publishing, 2013.
  • Big Wok: Storian Blong Wol Wo Tu Long Vanuatu. Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, 1998.
  • Big Wok: Storian Blong Wol Wo Tu Long Vanuatu. Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury, 1998.
  • Chiefs Today: Traditional Pacific Leadership and the Postcolonial State. Stanford University Pres, 1997.
  • Lindstrom, L., V. Lebot, and M. Merlin. Kava: The Pacific Elixir: The Definitive Guide to Its Ethnobotany, History, and Chemistry. Healing Arts Press, 1997.
  • Lindstrom, L., and J. Lynch. “Kwamera”. Languages of the World Series, Lincom Europa, 1994, p. 46.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. Culture, Kastom, Tradition: Developing Cultural Policy in Melanesia. Institute of Pacific Studies, 1994.
  • Cargo Cult: Strange Stories of Desire from Melanesia and Beyond. University of Hawaii Press, 1993.
  • Lindstrom, L., V. Lebot, and M. Merlin. Kava: The Pacific Drug. Yale University Press, 1992.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. Island Encounters: Black and White Memories of the Pacific War. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990.
  • Lindstrom, L. Knowledge and Power in a South Pacific Society. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990.
  • The Pacific Theater: Island Recollections of World War II. Melbourne University Press, 1989.
  • Lindstrom, L. The Pacific Theater: Island Recollections of World War II. University Press of Hawaii, 1989.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Kwamera Dictionary/Nikukua Savai Nagkiariien Nininife”. Pacific Linguistics Series, Vol. C 95, Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, 1986.

Journal Articles

  • 2017 Introduction: L’urbanisation en Mélanésie (with C. Jourdan). Journal de la
    Société des Océanistes 144/145:5-22.

  • Lindstrom, Lamont. “Respek Et Autres Mots-Clés Du Port-Vila Urbain.” Journal de la Société des Océanistes 144/145 (2017): 23–36. Print.

  • Lindstrom, Lamont. “Names Redux: Person, Structure, Change .” Pacific Studies 39.1/2 (2016): 1–10. Print.

  • Lindstrom, L. Shooting Melanesians: Martin Johnson and Edward Salisbury in the Southwest Pacific. Vol. 29, Visual Anthropology, 2016, pp. 360-91.
  • Lindstrom, L. Agnes CP Watt and Melanesian Personhood. Vol. 48, The Journal of Pacific History, 2013, pp. 243–266.
  • Lindstrom, L. Geoffrey Gorer and Féral Benga, a Collaboration. Vol. 24, History and Anthropology, 2013, pp. 183–205.
  • Lindstrom, L. Urbane Tannese: Local Perspectives on Settlement Life in Port Vila. Le Journal de la Société des Océanistes, 2011, pp. 18–29.
  • Lindstrom, L. Vanuatu Migrant Lives in Village and Town. Vol. 50, Ethnology, 2011, pp. 1–15.
  • Lindstrom, L. Grammars of the South Pacific. Vol. 38, Reviews in Anthropology, 2009, pp. 1–21.
  • Lindstrom, L. Kava Pirates in Vanuatu?. Vol. 16, International Journal of Cultural Property, 2009, pp. 291–308.
  • Bislama into Kwamera: Code-Mixing and Language Change in Vanuatu. Vol. 1, Journal of Language Documentation and Conservation, 2007, pp. 216–239.
  • Lindstrom, L. Survivor Vanuatu: Myths of Matriarchy Revisited. Vol. 19, The Contemporary Pacific, 2007, pp. 162–174.
  • Lindstrom, L. Afterward 1: New Relations of Substance. Vol. 76, Oceania, 2006, pp. 258–261.
  • Lindstrom, L. Cargo Cult Horror. Vol. 70, Oceania, 2000, pp. 294–303.
  • Lindstrom, L., and P. Stromberg. Beyond the Savage Slot. Vol. 40, Anthropology News, 1999, pp. 9–10.
  • Lindstrom, L. Sophia Elau, Ungka the Gibbon, and the Pearly Nautilus. Vol. 33, The Journal of Pacific History, 1998, pp. 5–27.
  • Lindstrom, L. A Genealogy of Creativity. Semiotics, 1997, pp. 21–31.
  • Lindstrom, L. Cultural Tourism in the Pacific. Vol. 18, South Pacific Study, 1997, pp. 33–45.
  • Lindstrom, L., G. Yamada, K. Shimoo, M. Takashina, H. Abe, Y. Eto, C. Kioussi, and K. Sugimura. Evaluation of Cellular Responses to Growth Factors and Collagen-Treated Materials by RNA In-Situ Hybridization. Vol. 2, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1996, pp. 185–188.
  • Lindstrom, L. Seeking Personal Responsibility in Strange Places (review Article). Vol. 111, Semiotica, 1996, pp. 173–182.
  • Lindstrom, L. South Pacific Studies Centers from the Perspective of Anthropology. Vol. 30, Nankaiken Dayori (Kagoshima University Research Center for the South Pacific), 1996, pp. 2–3.
  • Lindstrom, L. Cult and Culture: American Dreams in Vanuatu. Amok Journal, 1996.
  • Lindstrom, L. Images of Islanders in Pacific War Photographs. Vol. 7, South Pacific Newsletter (Kagoshima Daigaku), 1996, pp. 14–15.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. Anthropology’s New Cargo: Future Horizons. Vol. 34, Ethnology, 1995, pp. 201–209.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. Oceania: Islands, Land, People. Vol. 17, Cultural Survival Quarterly, 1993, pp. 32–34.
  • Lindstrom, L. Kava, Cash, and Custom in Vanuatu. Vol. 15, Cultural Survival Quarterly, 1991, pp. 28–31.
  • Symposium Report: Ideology and the Turn to Practice. Vol. 16, The Humanist Sociologist, 1991, pp. 3–12.
  • Lindstrom, L. Big Men As Ancestors: Inspiration and Copyrights on Tanna (Vanuatu). Vol. 29, Ethnology, 1990, pp. 313–326.
  • Lindstrom, L. Local Knowledge Systems in the South Pacific Classroom. Vol. 26, Papua New Guinea Journal of Education, 1990, pp. 5–18.
  • Lindstrom, L. Charisma and the Production of Messages on Tanna (Vanuatu). Vol. 19, Religion, 1989, pp. 377–397.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. Cultural Encounters in the Pacific War. Vol. 10, Humanities, 1989, pp. 26–31.
  • Lindstrom, L. Big Men and the Conversational Marketplace of Tanna (Vanuatu). Vol. 53, Ethnos, 1988, pp. 159–189.
  • Lindstrom, L. Personal Names and Social Reproduction on Tanna, Vanuatu. Vol. 94, The Journal of the Polynesian Society, 1985, pp. 27–45.
  • Lindstrom, L. Doctor, Lawyer, Wise Man, Priest: Big-Men and Knowledge in Melanesia. Vol. 19, Man, 1984, pp. 291–309.
  • Lindstrom, L. Metaphors of Debate on Tanna. Vol. 12, Naika: Journal of the Vanuatu Natural Science Society, 1983, pp. 6–9.
  • Lindstrom, L. Say What? Language and Political Boundaries on Tanna (Vanuatu). Vol. 25, Anthropological linguistics, 1983, pp. 387–403.
  • Lindstrom, L. Leftamap Kastom: The Political History of Tradition on Tanna, Vanuatu. Vol. 13, Mankind, 1982, pp. 316–329.
  • Lindstrom, L. Cult and Culture: American Dreams in Vanuatu. Vol. 4, Pacific Studies, 1981, pp. 101–123.
  • Lindstrom, L. Big Man: A Short Terminological History. Vol. 83, American Anthropologist, 1981, pp. 900–905.
  • Lindstrom, L. Bigman Or Chief?: Knowledge and Political Process on Tanna. Vol. 57/58, Anthropological Society Papers, 1980, pp. 122–46.
  • Lindstrom, L. Kastom Leaves the Darkness: The Political Revaluation of Tradition in the New Hebrides. Vol. 11, Pacific Arts Newsletter, 1980, pp. 24–27.
  • Lindstrom, L. Spitting on Tanna. Vol. 50, Oceania, 1980, pp. 228–234.
  • Lindstrom, L. Americans on Tanna: An Essay from the Field. Vol. 2, Canberra Anthropology, 1979, pp. 36–45.
  • Lindstrom, L. Cargo Cults, Sexual Distance and Melanesian Social Integration. Vol. 1, Canberra Anthropology, 1978, pp. 42–58.
  • Lindstrom, L. California Wine Categories. Vol. 17, Anthropological Linguistics, 1975, pp. 273–285.

Book Chapters

  • Lindstrom, Lamont. “Surprising Times on Tanna, Vanuatu.” Change and Continuity in the Pacific: Revisiting the Region. Ed. John Connell and Helen Lee. Routledge, 2018. 55–68. Print.

  • Lindstrom, Lamont. “Darkness and Light in Black and White: Traveling Missionary Imagery from the New Hebrides.” Touring Pacific Cultures: Mobility, Engagement and Value. Ed. J Taylor and K Alexeyeff. ANU Press, 2016. 31–55. Print.

  • 2015 Scraps of Memory: Pacific War Tourism on Efate Island (Vanuatu). In G.
    Carr and K. Reeves (eds.), Heritage and Memory of War: Responses from
    Small Islands, pp. 160-176. New York: Routledge.

  • Lindstrom, L. “Secrecy, Anthropology of”. International Encyclopedia of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Vol. 21, Elsevier, 2015, pp. 374–379.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cargo Cult”. International Encyclopedia of the Behavioral and SocialSciences, Vol. 3, Elsevier, 2015, pp. 139–144.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cultural Heritage, Politics, and Tourism on Tanna, Vanuatu”. Pacific Alternatives: Cultural Politics in Contemporary Oceania, Sean Kingston, 2015.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cultural Herritage, Politics and Tourism on Tanna, Vanuatu”. Pacifi Alternatives: Cultural Politics in Contemporary Oceania, Sean Kingston, 2015, pp. 180-99.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Missionary Imagery from the New Hebrides”. Touring Pacific Cultures: Mobility, Engagement and Value, ANU E-Press, 2015.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Scraps of Memory: Pacific War Tourism on Efate Island (Vanuatu)”. Islands of War, Islands of Memory, Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Social Relations”. The Pacific Islands: Environment and Society, University of Hawaii Press, 2013, pp. 172–181.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Even More Strange Stories of Desire”. Kago, Kastom, Kalja, Cahiers de CREDO, 2013, pp. 169–186.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Give ‘Til It Hurts”. A Life of Inquiry: 31 Invitations from Faculty Members at the University of Tulsa, University of Tulsa, 2013, pp. 25–27.
  • Lindstrom, L. “On Safari With Martin and Osa Johnson”. Reinventing First Contact: Expeditions, Anthropology and Popular Culture, Rowan and Littlefield, 2013, pp. 147–161.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Postmodernism”. The Handbook of Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Bloomsbury, 2013, pp. 68–87.
  • Lindstrom, L. After 26 Years: Collaborative Research in Vanuatu since Independence. ANU E-Press, 2011, pp. 43–57.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Million Dollar Point; Seconde Guerre Mondial”. 101 Mots: Le Vanuatu, Editions de GRHOC, 2011.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Naming and Memory on Tanna, Vanuatu”. Changing Contexts – Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania, University of Hawaii Press, 2011, pp. 141–156.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Personhood, Cargo, and Melanesian Social Unities”. Made in Oceania: Social Movements, Cultural Heritage and the State in the Pacific, Sean Kingston, 2011, pp. 253–272.
  • Lindstrom, L., and P. Ahrens. “Making a Modern Girl from Coast to Coast: The Visual Construction of ‘Osa Johnson’ across the Pacific”. Coast to Coast: Case Histories of Modern Pacific Crossings, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, pp. 103–116.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Vanuatu Sections”. World and Its Peoples, Vol. 8: Sub-Saharan Africa and Oceania, BCS Publishing, 2010.
  • Lindstrom, L. “A Body of Postcards from Vanuatu”. Embodying Modernity and Postmodernity in Melanesia, Carolina University Press, 2007, pp. 257–282.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Occupations, the Pacific”. Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, Macmillan Reference USA, 2006.
  • Lindstrom, L. “They Sold Adventure: Martin and Osa Johnson in the New Hebrides”. Tarzan Was an Ecotourist: The Anthropology of Adventure, Berghahn Books, 2006, pp. 93–110.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Folklore of Vanuatu”. The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife, Vol. I, Greenwood Press, 2005, pp. 325–332.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Trumpet and Road: Two Classic Cargo Texts”. Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Islands Historiography, University of Hawaii Press, 2005, pp. 178–188.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cargo Cult at the Third Millennium”. Cargo Cult & Culture Critique, University of Hawaii Press, 2004, pp. 15–35.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Tanna”. Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, Kluwers, 2003, pp. 868–876.
  • Lindstrom, L. “History, Folklore, Traditional and Current Uses of Kava”. Kava: From Ethnology to Pharmacology, Taylor & Francis, 2003, pp. 10–28.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Images of Islanders in Pacific War Photographs”. Perilous Memories: The Asia-Pacific War(s), Duke University Press, 2001, pp. 107–128.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Vanuatu”. Countries and Their Cultures, Vol. 4, Macmillan Reference USA, 2001, pp. 2391–2398.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Secrecy, Anthropology of”. International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2000.
  • Lindstrom, L., and P. Stromberg. RECAP Oklahoma: Rapid Ethnographic Community Assessment Process Report. Prepared for the Oklahoma State Dept. of Health, HIV/STD Service, 2000.
  • Lindstrom, L. “The Tannese”. Endangered Peoples of Oceania: Struggles to Survive and Thrive, Greenwood, 2000, pp. 183–195.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Various Entries”. The Garland Encyclopaedia of World Music, Vol. 9 (Australia and the Pacific Islands), Garland Publishing, 1998.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Social Relations”. Pacific Islands: Environment & Society, Bess Press, 1998, pp. 195–207.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Pasin Tumbuna: Culture and Nationalism in Papua New Guinea”. From Beijing to Port Moresby: The Politics of National Cultural Policies, Gordon andBreach, 1998, pp. 141–188.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Various Entries”. Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Routledge, 1997.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Chiefs Today in Vanuatu”. Chiefs Today: Traditional Pacific Leaders and the Post-Colonial State, Stanford University Press, 1997.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Custom Remade”. D. Denoon Et al., The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 407–415.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Arts of Language and Space, South-East Tanna”. Arts of Vanuatu, University of Hawaii Press, 1996, pp. 123–128.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cargo Inventories, Shopping Lists, and Desire”. Talking about People: Readings in Contemporary Cultural Anthropology, Mayfield Publishing, 1996, pp. 5–39.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Représentations matérielles Et Mentalité Locale Dans Une île Sans Traditionsartistiques Importantes: Tanna”. Vanuatu Océanie: Arts Des îles De Cendre Et De Corail, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1996, pp. 124–129.
  • Lindstrom, L. “The American Occupation of the New Hebrides (Vanuatu)”. Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Working Paper 4, Macmillan Brown Centre, 1996.
  • Lindstrom, L. Images of Islanders in Pacific War Photographs. Vol. 7, South Pacific Newsletter (Kagoshima Daigaku), 1996, pp. 14–15.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cargoism and Occidentalism”. Occidentalism, Oxford University Press, 1995, pp. 33–60.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Kwamera”. Comparative Austronesian Dictionary: An Introduction to Austronesian Studies, Vol. Trends in Linguistics, Documentation 10, Mouton de Gruyter, 1995, pp. 843–848.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Traditional Cultural Policy in Melanesia”. Culture, Kastom, Tradition, Institute of Pacific Studies, 1994.
  • Lindstrom, L., and J. Lynch. “Kwamera”. Languages of the World Series, Lincom Europa, 1994, p. 46.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cultural Policy: An Introduction”. Culture, Kastom, Tradition, Institute of Pacific Studies, 1994.
  • “Traditional Cultural Policy in Melanesia”. Culture, Kastom, Tradition, Institute of Pacific Studies, 1994.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. “Global Rights Summary. Oceania: Islands, Land, People”. State of the Peoples: A Global Human Rights Report on Societies in Danger, Beacon Press, 1993, pp. 96–99.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. “Singing History: Island Songs from the Pacific War”. Artistic Heritage in a Changing Pacific, Crawford House Press, 1993, pp. 185–96.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Context Contests: Debatable Truth Statements on Tanna (Vanuatu)”. Rethinking Context: Language As an Interactive Phenomenon, Cambridge University Press, 1992, pp. 101–124.
  • Lindstrom, L. Maxime Carlot Korman, Vanuatu Prime Minister. Current Leaders Publishing Co., 1992.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Pasin Tumbuna: Cultural Traditions and National Identity in Papua New Guinea”. Culture and Communication Working Paper, Institute of Culture and Communication, East-West Center, 1992.
  • Lindstrom, L. “The Vanuatu Labor Corps Experience”. Remembering the Pacific War, Vol. Occasional Papers 36, Center for Pacific Island Studies, University of Hawaii, 1991, pp. 47–57.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Walter Hadye Lini, Prime Minister”. Current Leaders of Nations, Current Leaders Publishing Co., 1991.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Tanna”. Encyclopedia of World Cultures (Human Relations Area Files), Vol. 2: Oceania, G. K. Hall, 1991, pp. 313–315.
  • Lindstrom, L. Book Chapter. Walter de Gruyter, 1990, pp. 239–261.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Disentangling: Conflict Discourse in Pacific Societies”. Disentangling: Conflict Discourse in Pacific Societies, Stanford University Press, 1990.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Americans on Tanna: An Essay from the Field”. The Humbled Anthropologist: Tales From The Pacific, Wadsworth, 1990.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Vanuatu”. World Book Encyclopedia, ScottFetzer, 1990.
  • Lindstrom, L. “The Pacific Theater: Island Representations of World War II”. The Pacific Theater: Island Representations of World War II, University Press of Hawaii, 1989, pp. 3–40.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Working Encounters: Oral Histories of World War II Labor Corps from Tanna, Vanuatu”. The Pacific Theater: Island Recollections of World War II, University Press of Hawaii, 1989, pp. 395–417.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Vanuatu”. Issues and Interest Groups in the Pacific Islands, Study Commissioned by the U.S. Information Agency, 1988.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Drunkenness and Gender on Tanna, Vanuatu”. Drugs in Western Pacific Societies: Relations of Substance, University Press of America, 1987, pp. 99–119.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Relating With Drugs”. Drugs in Western Pacific Societies: Relations of Substance, University Press of America, 1987, pp. 1–12.
  • Lindstrom, L. “The Politics of Dictionary Making on Tanna, Vanuatu”. Austronesian Linguistics at the 15th Pacific Science Congress. Pacific Linguistics Series, Vol. C 88, Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, 1985, pp. 329–341.
  • Lindstrom, L. Manna for Man Tanna. Vol. October, Columban Mission, 1984, pp. 28–31.
  • Lindstrom, L. Spitting and Tannese Religion. Vol. October, Columban Mission, 1984, pp. 19–20.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cultural Politics: National Concerns in Bush Arenas on Tanna (Vanuatu)”. Emerging Political Cultures in the Pacific, Institute for Polynesian Studies, 1983, pp. 232–246.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Grog Blong Yumi: Alcohol and Kava on Tanna (Vanuatu)”. Through a Glass Darkly: Beer and Modernization in Papua New Guinea, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research, 1982, pp. 421–432.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Entries Concerning Tanna and Kava (Piper Methysticum)”. Dictionary of Pacific History, Greenwood Press, 1981.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Speech and Kava on Tanna”. Vanuatu: Politics, Economics and Ritual in Island Melanesia, Academic Press, 1981, pp. 379–393.
  • Lindstrom, L. Americans on Tanna: An Essay from the Field. Vol. 2, Canberra Anthropology, 1979, pp. 36–45.
  • Lindstrom, L., and R. Griffin. Alhambra Valley: Rural America Disappears. Contra Costa County Historical Society Press, 1971.

Monographs

  • Lindstrom, L. “Drugs in Western Pacific Societies: Relations of Substance”. Assn. For Social Anthropology in Oceania Monographs, Vol. 11, University Press of America, 1987.

Manuscripts

  • Lindstrom, Lamont. Nomination and Social Reproduction. 2016.

Conference Proceedings

  • Lindstrom, L. “Melanesian Kastom and Its Transformations”. Anthropological Forum, Vol. 18, 2008, pp. 161–178.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cargo Cult Culture: Toward a Genealogy of Melanesian Kastom”. Anthropological Forum, Vol. 6, 1993, pp. 495–513.
  • Lindstrom, L., and G. White. “Introduction: Custom Today”. Anthropological Forum, Vol. 6, 1993, pp. 465–473.

Book Reviews

  • Lindstrom, L. Courtney Handman, Critical Christianity: Translation and DenominationalConflict in Papua New Guinea–Review. Choice, 2015.
  • Edvard Hviding and Cato Berg (eds), The Ethnographic Experiment: A. M. Hocart and W. H. R. Rivers in Island Melanesia, 1908–Review. Anthropological Forum, 2015.
  • Lindstrom, L. Edvard Hviding and Cato Berg (eds), The Ethnographic Experiment: A. M. Hocart and W. H. R. Rivers in Island Melanesia, 1908–Review. Anthropological Forum, 2015.
  • Lindstrom, L. James Fairhead, The Captain and the “Cannibal”: An Epic Story of Exploration, Kidnapping, and the Broadway Stage–Review. Pacific Affairs, 2015.
  • Lindstrom, L. Moshe Shokeid, Gay Voluntary Associations in New York–Review. Vol. 52, Choice, 2015.

Other

  • Lindstrom, L. Cargo Cult (animated Short film)–Review. Vol. 27, The Contemporary Pacific, 2015, pp. 315–317.
  • Lindstrom, L. David Chappell, The Kanak Awakening–Review. Choice, 2014.
  • Lindstrom, L. Haidy Geismar, Treasured Possessions: Indigenous Interventions into Cultural and Intellectual Property–Review. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2014.
  • Lindstrom, L. Matt Tomlinson and Debra McDougal (eds.), Christian Politics in Oceania–Review. Vol. 24, Anthropological Forum, 2014, pp. 313–315.
  • Lindstrom, L. Niko Besnier and Kalissa Alexeyeff (eds.), Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders–Review. Vol. 51, Choice, 2014.
  • Lindstrom, L. “Cargo Cults”. Oxford University Press Online Bibliographies, 2013.
  • Lindstrom, L. Michael French Smith, A Faraway, Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea–Review. Vol. 51, Choice, 2013.
  • Lindstrom, L. Simon Harrison, Dark Trophies: Hunting and the Enemy Body in Modern War–Review. Vol. 55, Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2013, pp. 505-7.
  • Lindstrom, L. Steven Roger Fischer, A History of the Pacific Islands–Review. Vol. 51, Choice, 2013.
  • Lindstrom, L. Holger Jebens, After the Cult: Perceptions of Other and Self in West New Britain (Papua New Guinea)–Review. Vol. 84, Pacific Affairs, 2011, pp. 416–418.
  • Lindstrom, L. David H. Price, Anthropological Intelligence: The Deployment and Neglect of American Anthropology in the Second World War–Review. Vol. 83, Pacific Affairs, 2010, pp. 144–145.
  • Lindstrom, L. Sabine C. Hess, Person and Place: Ideas, Ideals and the Practice of Sociality on Vanuatu Lava, Vanuatu–Review. Vol. 56, Paideuma, 2010.
  • Lindstrom, L. The Me(ad) Generation and the Free Man. Review of Paul Shankman, The Trashing of Margaret Mead: Anatomy of an Anthropological Controversy. Vol. 2, Anthropology Now, 2010, pp. 82–88.
  • Lindstrom, L. Connell, John and Barbara Rugendyke (eds.), Tourism at the Grassroots: Villagers and Visitors in the Asia-Pacific–Review. Vol. 82, Pacific Affairs, 2009, pp. 111–112.
  • Lindstrom, L. Eriksen, Annelin, Gender, Christianity and Change in Vanuatu: An Analysis of Social Movements in North Ambrym–Review. Vol. 80, Oceania, 2009, pp. 117–118.
  • Lindstrom, L. Worsley, Peter, An Academic Skating on Thin Ice–Review. Vol. 44, Pacific History, 2009, pp. 118–120.
  • Lindstrom, L. Barker, John (ed.), The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond–Review. Vol. 117, Journal of the Polynesian Society, 2008, pp. 303–305.
  • Lindstrom, L. Gay Y Blasco, Paloma and Huon Wardle, How to Read Ethnography–Review. Vol. 8, Anthropological Forum, 2008, pp. 90–92.
  • Lindstrom, L. Rio, Knut M., The Power of Perspective: Social Ontology and Agency on Ambrym, Vanuatu–Review. Vol. 20, The Contemporary Pacific, 2008, pp. 490–492.
  • Lindstrom, L. Scott, Michael W., The Severed Snake: Matrilineages, Making Place, and a Melanesian Christianity in Southeast Solmon Islands–Review. Vol. 91, Australian Journal of Anthropology, 2008, pp. 368–370.
  • Lindstrom, L. Brunton, Ron, The Abandoned Narcotic: Kava and Cultural Instability in Melanesia–Review. Vol. 22, Social History of Alcohol and Drug, 2007, pp. 90–92.
  • Lindstrom, L. Allen, Michael., Ritual, Power, and Gender: Explorations in the Ethnography of Vanuatu, Nepal and Ireland–Review. Vol. 6, Anthropological Forum, 2006, pp. 97–99.
  • Lindstrom, L. Errington, Frederick and Deborah Gewertz, Yali’s Question: Sugar, Culture, and History–Review. Vol. 16, Anthropological Forum, 2006, pp. 188–190.
  • Lindstrom, L. Harkin, Michael E. (ed.), Reassessing Revitalization Movements: Perspectives from North America and the Pacific Islands–Review. Vol. 12, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2006, pp. 984–985.
  • Lindstrom, L. Otto, Ton and Poul Pedersen (eds.), Tradition and Agency: Tracing Cultural Continuity and Invention–Review. Vol. 16, Anthropological Forum, 2006, pp. 319–321.
  • Lindstrom, L. Foster, Robert J., Materializing the Nation: Commodities, Consumption, and Media in Papua New Guinea–Review. Vol. 11, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2005, pp. 173–174.
  • Lindstrom, L. Poyer, Lin, Falgout, Suzanne and Laurence M. Carucci, The Typhoon of War: Micronesian Experiences of the Pacific War–Review. The America Neptune, 2005.
  • Lindstrom, L. Billings, Dorothy K., Cargo Cult As Theater: Political Performance in the Pacific–Review. Vol. 16, The Contemporary Pacific, 2004, pp. 201–203.
  • Lindstrom, L. Faubion, J. D., The Shadows and Lights of Waco: Millennialism Today–Review. Vol. 9, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2003, pp. 158–159.
  • Lindstrom, L. Mufwene, Salikoko S., The Ecology of Language Evolution–Review. Vol. 22, Southwest Journal of Linguistics, 2003, pp. 11–13.
  • Lindstrom, L. Pointer, Margaret. My Heart Is Crying a Little: Niue Island Involvement in the Great War–Review. Vol. 75, Pacific Affairs, 2002, pp. 157–158.
  • Lindstrom, L. At Home in Vanuatu: Tradition in the Western Pacific. Photographic Exhibition, California Academy of Sciences–Review. Vol. 13, The Contemporary Pacific, 2001, pp. 617–618.
  • Lindstrom, L. Sillitoe, Paul, Social Change in Melanesia: Development and History–Review. Vol. 13, The Contemporary Pacific, 2001, pp. 585–586.
  • Lindstrom, L. Jennifer Cornish Media, Selo! Selo! Bigfala Canoe (video).–Review. Vol. 12, The Contemporary Pacific, 2000, pp. 564–565.
  • Lindstrom, L. Miles, William F. S., Bridging Mental Boundaries in a Postcolonial Microcosm: Identity and Development in Vanuatu–Review. Vol. 55, Journal of Anthropological Research, 2000, pp. 594–596.
  • Lindstrom, L. Mambu Phone Home (review Article, K. Burridge, Mambu). Vol. 9, Anthropological Forum, 1999, pp. 99–106.
  • Lindstrom, L. Whitehouse, Harvey, Inside the Cult: Religious Innovation and Transmission in Papua New Guinea–Review. Vol. 25, American Ethnologist, 1998, pp. 95–96.
  • Lindstrom, L. Bonnemaison, Joel, Christian Kaufman, Kirk Huffman, Darrel Tryon (eds.), Arts of Vanuatu–Review. Vol. 37, Asian Perspectives, 1998, pp. 117–118.
  • Lindstrom, L. Burt, Ben, Tradition and Christianity: The Colonial Transformation of a Solomon Islands Society–Review. Vol. 4, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1998, pp. 820–821.
  • Lindstrom, L. Otto, Ton and Nicholas Thomas, Narratives of Nation in the South Pacific–Review. Vol. 4, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1998, pp. 601–602.
  • Lindstrom, L. Feinberg, R. And K. Watson-Gegeo, Leadership and Change in the Western Pacific–Review. Vol. 9, The Contemporary Pacific, 1997, pp. 523–524.
  • Lindstrom, L. Kaplan, M. Neither Cargo Nor Cult: Ritual Politics and the Colonial Imagination in Fiji–Review. Vol. 2, American Ethnologist, 1997, pp. 502–503.
  • Lindstrom, L. Palsson, G. The Textual Life of Savants: Ethnography, Iceland and the Linguistic Turn–Review. Vol. 7, Anthropological Forum, 1997.
  • Lindstrom, L. Uriam, K. In Their Own Words: History and Society in Gilbertese Oral Tradition–Review. Vol. 70, Pacific Affairs, 1997, pp. 158–159.
  • Lindstrom, L. Besnier, N. Literacy, Emotion, and Authority: Reading and Writing on a Polynesian Atoll–Review. Vol. 69, Pacific Affairs, 1996, pp. 457–458.
  • Lindstrom, L. Duranti, A. From Grammar to Politics: Linguistic Anthropology in a Western Samoan Village–Review. Vol. 25, Language in Society, 1996, pp. 317–320.
  • Lindstrom, L. Errington, F. And D. Gewertz, Articulating Change in the “Last Unknown”–Review. Vol. 23, American Ethnologist, 1996, p. 202.
  • Lindstrom, L. Knipe, E. Culture, Society and Drugs–Review. Vol. 2, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1996, pp. 369–370.
  • Lindstrom, L. Parmentier, R. Signs in Society–Review. Isla, 1996, pp. 344–347.
  • Lindstrom, L. The Last Island, J. Bonnemaison, The Tree and the Canoe: History and Ethnogeography of Tanna–Review. Vol. 37, Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 1996, pp. 211–213.
  • Lindstrom, L. Trompf, G. Payback: The Logic of Retribution in Melanesian Religions–Review. Vol. 8, The Contemporary Pacific, 1996, pp. 229–231.
  • Lindstrom, L. Bailey, F. G. The Prevalence of Deceit–Review. Vol. 21, American Ethnologist, 1994, pp. 677–678.
  • Lindstrom, L. Haberkorn, G. Port Vila–Review. Vol. 17, Pacific Studies, 1994, pp. 160–162.
  • Lindstrom, L. Neumann, Klaus, Not the Way It Really Was: Constructing the Tolai Past–Review. Vol. 29, Journal of Pacific History, 1994, pp. 244–246.
  • Lindstrom, L. Thomas, N. Colonialism’s Culture: Anthropology, Travel and Government–Review. Vol. 53, Meanjin, 1994, pp. 743–746.
  • Lindstrom, L. Brison, K. Just Talk: Gossip, Meetings, and Power in a Papua New Guinea Society–Review. Vol. 28, Journal of Pacific History, 1993, pp. 290–291.
  • Lindstrom, L. Gellner, E. Postmodernism, Reason, and Religion–Review. Vol. 95, American Anthropologist, 1993, pp. 1063–1064.
  • Lindstrom, L. Luszki, W. A Rape of Justice: MacArthur and the New Guinea Hangings–Review. Vol. 66, Pacific Affairs, 1993, pp. 314–31.
  • Lindstrom, L. Brunton, R. The Abandoned Narcotic: Kava and Cultural Instability in Melanesia–Review. Vol. 4, The Contemporary Pacific, 1992, pp. 220–223.
  • Lindstrom, L. Macpherson, C. And L. Samoan Medical Belief and Practice–Review. Vol. 5, The Contemporary Pacific, 1992, pp. 186–188.
  • Lindstrom, L. Facey, E. Nguna Voices: Text and Culture from Central Vanuatu–Review. Vol. 19, American Ethnologist, 1991, pp. 172–173.
  • Lindstrom, L. Marshall, M. And J. Caughey (eds.), Culture, Kin, and Cognition in Oceania: Essays in Honor of Ward H. Goodenough–Review. Vol. 93, American Anthropologist, 1991, pp. 203–204.
  • Lindstrom, L. Trease, H. Van. The Politics of Land In Vanuatu: From Colony to Independence–Review. Vol. 2, The Contemporary Pacific, 1990, pp. 219–221.
  • Lindstrom, L. Wiener, J. Heart of the Pearl Shell–Review. Vol. 6, Anthropological Forum, 1989, pp. 127–129.
  • Lindstrom, L. Bennett, J. Wealth of the Solomons: A History of a Pacific Archipelago, 1800-1978–Review. Vol. 11, Pacific Studies, 1988, pp. 135–136.
  • Lindstrom, L. Rodman, M. Masters of Tradition: Consequences of Customary Land Tenure in Langana, Vanuatu–Review. Vol. 19, Mankind, 1988, pp. 167–168.
  • Lindstrom, L. White, G. And J. Kirkpatrick, Person, Self and Experience–Review. Vol. 58, Oceania, 1987, pp. 79–80.
  • Lindstrom, L. Adams, R. In the Land of Strangers, Pacific History Bibliography and Comment–Review. Vol. 1984, 1984, pp. 53–54.
  • Lindstrom, L. Clifford, J. Person and Myth: Maurice Leenhardt in the Melanesian World–Review. Vol. 91, Journal of the Polynesian Society, 1983, pp. 610–612.
  • Lindstrom, L. Hollyman, J. And A. Pawley, Pacific Languages and Cultures–Review. Vol. 84, American Anthropologist, 1982, pp. 950–95l.
  • Lindstrom, L. Achieving Wisdom: Knowledge and Politics on Tanna (Vanuatu). 1981.
  • Lindstrom, L. Steinbauer, F. Melanesian Cargo Cults: New Salvation Movements in the South Pacific–Review. Vol. 89, Journal of the Polynesian Society, 1980, pp. 413–417.

Courses Taught

  • Magic, Witchcraft and Religion
  • Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies I
  • Independent Study
  • Internship/Service Learning
  • Foundations of Linguistics

Professional Affiliations

  • The Polynesian Society
  • Pacific History Assn.
  • Royal Anthropological Institute
  • European Society for Oceania
  • Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies
  • Melanesian Interest Group, AAA
  • American Anthropological Assn.
  • Assn. for Social Anthropology in Oceania

Awards & Honors

  • Elected
  • Fulbright Research Award, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea
  • McCown Prize
  • Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize