Reflection Log: Week 1

January 14, 2016 Today, I was reminded that I am a dreamer. While completing our Identity Maps today, that is...

Comparison of The Serpent and the Rainbow and Mama Lola

Introduction Karen McCarthy Brown’s Mama Lola and Wade Davis’ The Serpent and the Rainbow are both ethnographies of Haitian Vodou, but they portray the religion itself very differently. Davis uses sensationalized language, a narrow focus on a single aspect of Vodou and functionalist theory to portray Haitian Vodou as an exotic and powerful force while […]