Areas of Specialization:
Political Anthropology, Colonialism Development and Underdevelopment, Religion, Anthropology of Healing, Africa
Anth 1000: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Anth 3510/5510: Political Anthropology
Anth 3570/5570: Anthropology of Religion
Anth 3810/5810: Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa
Anth 4941/5941: Seminar in Anthropology of Witchcraft
“‘Demonic’ Traditions: Representations of Oathing in Newspaper Coverage of the 1997 Crisis in Coastal Kenya,” in Kimani Njogu and John Middleman (eds.) Media and Identity in Postcolonial Africa (London: International African Institute, forthcoming).
"Party Politics and the Control of Harmful Magic: Moral Entrepreneurship
during the Independence Era in Coastal Kenya," in J. Kiernan (ed.) Occult
Matters: Modern Engagements with Witchcraft in Africa. Berlin: Verlag,
G. Bond and Diane Ciekawy eds. 2001. Dialogues of Witchcraft: Anthropological
and Philosophical Exchanges. Ohio University Press, Athens, OH.
Ciekawy, Diane. 2001. "Utsai as Ethical Discourse: A Critique of
Power from Mijikenda in Coastal Kenya". In Dialogues of Witchcraft:
Anthropological and Philosophical Exchanges. Ohio University Press, Athens,
OH. pp. 158-189.
"Mijikenda Perspectives on Freedom, Culture and Human Rights,"
Mwaria, S. Federici, and J. McLaren (eds.), African Visions: Literary
Images, Political Change and Social Struggle in Contemporary
Africa. Westport: Praeger, 2000.
Ciekawy, Diane. 1999. "Women's 'Work' and the Construction of Witchcraft
Accusation in Coastal Kenya." Women's Studies International Forum.
Westerfelhaus, Robert & Diane Ciekawy. 1998. "Cleansing the Social
Body: Witchcraft Accusation in an African Society as an Example of Multi-Hierarchical
Victimage." Communication Quarterly. 46(3): 269-283.
Ciekawy, Diane. 1998. "Witchcraft in Statecraft: Five Technologies
of Power in Colonial and Postcolonial Coastal Kenya." African Studies
Review. 41(3): 119-141.
Ciekawy, Diane & Peter Geschiere. 1998. "Containing Witchcraft:
Conflicting Scenarios in Postcolonial Africa." African Studies Review. 41(3): 1-14.