GTC Medical Anthropology Film & Discussion Group
Michaelmas Term 2017
'Shamans and Diviners: Mediators of the Political, Religious and Medical'
Tuesdays 3.30-5pm, (Weeks 2, 4, 6 and 8), GTC Barclay Room
Convened by Paola Esposito
The Split Horn: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America (20001, 57 mins. Directed by T. Siegel). This film chronicles the seventeen-year journey of a Hmong shaman and his family transplanted from the mountains of Laos to Appleton, Wisconsin. It shows what happens to the people of a culture when they move into a new environment and the importance of culture and community to the wellbeing of a person.