The polymathic obsessions of
In this photo, I’m holding a cempedak (
Artocarpus champeden) fruit, a smellier and stickier relative of jackfruit, that was given to me as a going away present in Brunei (1995). Look here for other photos of me.
Tok Nogut: An Introduction to Malediction in Papua New Guinea (by THS),
11: 75-104 (1996).
Maledicta: The International Journal of Verbal Aggression
"... un eccellente esempio del genere..." (from a review in by Alessandro Barbero, Professor of History, University of Rome, January 15, 1996)
La Stampa A comparison of price, rarity and cost of butterfly specimens: Implications for the
insect trade and for habitat conservation (by THS, Larry J. Orsak, and Olaf Malver),
Ecological Economics (21:77-85, 1997). See abstract. Data in this article is for Papua New Guinean
butterflies. An earlier article, "Killing butterflies to save butterflies," on this general topic was written by L. J. Orsak.
(by THS, manuscript completed). This is a large collection of folk tales that I have translated from Papua New Guinea Pidgin English (Tok Pisin) into English. This book will be published by my company, One Thousand One Papua New Guinean Nights Masalai Press in October 2001.
An annotated bibliography of New Guinean folklore A bibliography of Melanesian Pidgin English dictionaries, phrase books and study guides
Where Is that Papua New Guinean Village?
I am the editor for the Pidgin and Creole Languages and Tok Pisin sections of dmoz.org.
I am a contributor to the new revision of Mihalic’s Tok Pisin dictionary.
Slang, Pidgin Englishes, and English Creoles
A bibliography of feminist folktales.
A punk rock bibliography.
Insects in Chinese medicine (by THS), Food Insects Newsletter 4(3): 5 1991.
A comparison of price, rarity and cost of butterfly specimens ( see above)
Montes Azules (a butterfly ranching project in Mexico)
Earthwatch (offers some entomology projects which accept volunteers)
Various Odd Bits:
Can the corporate homogenization of culture be reversed?
My favorate blog: Kali Mao
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