Dr Alison Dundon

Senior Lecturer
Dr Alison Dundon
  Org Unit Anthropology and Development Studies
  Email alison.dundon@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 7188
  Location Floor/Room 1 37 ,  Napier Building ,   North Terrace

PhD in Anthropology
Australian National University

  • Culture and Society: Foundations in Anthropology;

  • Community, Gender and Critical Development;

  • The Sexual Body

  • Health, Illness and Healing;

  • Religion, Spirituality and Globalisation;

  • Papua New Guinea and the Pacific;

  • Australia, Adelaide, USA

  • Maternity, gender and HIV/AIDS;

  • Sexuality and sexual health;

  • Online dating, love, intimacy

  • Well-being

  • Illness, healing and medicine;

  • Community-based development and modernity;

  • Local leadership, authority and governance in Melanesia

  • Mining, agriculture and natural resource development;

  • Christianity and the nation;

  • Pacific art, cultural revival and the politics of custom/culture;

  • The environment, work and movement;

  • Sensuality of movement, dance and space

  • Migration and globalisation.

Edited Collections

Dundon, A. & C. Wilde Co-Editor 2007. HIV and AIDS in Rural Papua New Guinea. Oceania Vol. 77 No. 1. pp.1-94.

Dundon, A. Editor 2011. Negotiating the Horizon - Living Christianity in Melanesia. The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology Vol.12 No. 1 pp. 1-110.

 

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2002. Dancing around Development: Crisis in Christian Country in Western Province, Papua New Guinea. Oceania. March 72:3: 215-229.

2002. Mines and Monsters: A Dialogue on Development in Western Province, Papua New Guinea. The Australian Journal of Anthropology (TAJA). August 13:2: 139-154.

2004. Tea and Tinned Fish: Christianity, Consumption and the Nation in Papua New Guinea. Oceania 75:2: 73-88.

2005. The Sense of Sago: Motherhood and Migration in Papua New Guinea and Australia. Journal of Intercultural Studies 26(1-2): 21-38.

2007. Introduction: HIV and AIDS in rural PNG Oceania Special Issue HIV and AIDS in rural PNG, Dundon. A & C. Wilde (eds). Vol. 77 No. 1: 1-11 (with C. Wilde)

2007. Warrior Women, the Holy Spirit and HIV in rural PNG. Oceania Special Issue HIV and AIDS in rural PNG, Dundon. A & C. Wilde (eds). Vol. 77 No. 1: 29-42

2007. Moving the Centre: Christianity, the Longhouse and the Gogodala Cultural Centre, in N. Stanley ed. The Future of Indigenous Museums: Perspectives from the southwest Pacific, London: Berghahn.

2007. A cultural revival and the custom of Christianity in Western Province, PNG in K. Robinson. Ed. Self and Subject in Motion: Southeast Asian and Pacific Cosmopolitans London: Palgrave.

2008. Jumping fish: engendering contestation and development on the waterways of the Aramia River in Papua New Guinea Oceania. Special Issue: Waterways ed. V. Strang: 78(1): 6-17.

2009. Sexuality, Morality and Lifestyle: The ABC of HIV prevention strategies in rural Papua New Guinea. The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. Vol. 10 No. 3: pp. 171-185.

2010. AIDS and 'building a wall' around Christian Country in rural Papua New Guinea. The Australian Journal of Anthropology. Vol. 21. No. 2. pp. 171-187.

2011. Negotiating the Horizon - Living Christianity in Melanesia, in A. Dundon (ed) 'Negotiating the Horizon - Living Christianity in Melanesia, Special Issue. The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. Vol. 12 no. 1. pp. 1-12.

2011. DNA, Israel and the Ancestors - Substantiating Connections through Christianity in Papua New Guinea, in A. Dundon (ed) 'Negotiating the Horizon - Living Christianity in Melanesia, Special Issue. The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. Vol. 12 no. 1. pp. 29-43.

2012. The Gateway to the Fly: Christianity, Continuity and Spaces of Conversion in Papua New Guinea. in Manderson, L. Smith, W. and Tomlinson, M. eds. Flows of Faith: Religious Reach and Community in Asia and the Pacific. Dordrecht and New York: Springerpp. 143-60.

2013. Gogodala Canoe Festivals, customary ways and cultural tourism in Papua New Guinea. Oceania. Vol. 83 .No. 2 pp. 88-101.

2014. Great Ancestral Women. gendered mobility, and HIV among the Bamu and Gogodala of Papua New Guinea. Oceania.  Co-authored with M. Wood. Vol. 84. No.2 pp: 185-201

in press. Babala and the Bible: Israel and a Messianic Church in Papua New Guinea. Special Edition Oceania. (accepted August 2014)

forthcoming.'Friendly contact, simple medical work and evangelism': Embodying the circulation of evangelical Christianity in South-Western Papua. in McGowan, F & C. Schwartz eds. Conflicts and Convergences: Critical Perspectives on Christianity in Australia and the Pacific. Brill Books (2014).

 

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