Publications

Book
The Logic of Tongues: Glossolalia and the Limits of Language
Harkness, Nicholas. In Preparation. The Logic of Tongues: Glossolalia and the Limits of Language. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Songs of Seoul: An Ethnography of Voice and Voicing in Christian South Korea
Harkness, Nicholas. 2014. Songs of Seoul: An Ethnography of Voice and Voicing in Christian South Korea. Berkeley: University of California Press. Website

Edward Sapir Book Prize, Society for Linguistic Anthropology (2014)

 

Book Chapter
Other Christians as Christian Others: Signs of New Christian Populations and the Urban Expansion of Seoul
Harkness, Nicholas. 2015. “Other Christians as Christian Others: Signs of New Christian Populations and the Urban Expansion of Seoul”. In Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century, ed. Peter van der Veer. Berkeley: University of California Press , p. 333-350. harknessn2015_otherchristiansseoulweb.pdf
Linguistic Emblems of South Korean Society
Harkness, Nicholas. 2015. “Linguistic Emblems of South Korean Society”. In The Handbook of Korean Linguistics, ed. Lucien Brown and Jaehoon Yeon. Wiley-Blackwell , p. 492-508. harknessn2015_linguisticemblemssouthkoreansocietyweb.pdf
Journal
Kinship Chronotopes: A special issue of Anthropological Quarterly 88(2)
Ball, Christopher, and Nicholas Harkness, ed. 2015. “Kinship Chronotopes: A special issue of Anthropological Quarterly 88(2)”. 88 (2). Publisher's Version
QUALIA: A Special Double Issue of Anthropological Theory 13(1/2)
Chumley, Lily Hope, and Nicholas Harkness, ed. 2013. “QUALIA: A Special Double Issue of Anthropological Theory 13(1/2)”. Link: http://ant.sagepub.com/content/13/1-2.toc 13 (1/2) : 3-183. 00anthropological_theory-2013-qualia-toc-1-2.pdf
Journal Article
Glossolalia and Cacophony in South Korea: Cultural Semiosis at the Limits of Language
Harkness, Nicholas. 2017. “Glossolalia and Cacophony in South Korea: Cultural Semiosis at the Limits of Language”. American Ethnologist 44 (3) : 476–489. Publisher's Version harknessn2017_glossolaliacacophony.pdf
The Open Throat: Deceptive Sounds, Facts of Firstness, and the Interactional Emergence of Voice
Harkness, Nicholas. 2017. “The Open Throat: Deceptive Sounds, Facts of Firstness, and the Interactional Emergence of Voice”. Signs and Society 5 (S1) : 21-52. Publisher's Version harknessn2017_theopenthroat.pdf
Transducing a Sermon, Inducing Conversion: Billy Graham, Billy Kim, and the 1973 Crusade in Seoul
Harkness, Nicholas. 2017. “Transducing a Sermon, Inducing Conversion: Billy Graham, Billy Kim, and the 1973 Crusade in Seoul”. Representations 137 : 112–143. Publisher's Version harknessn2017_billygrahambillykim1973crusade.pdf
A Bottleneck in the Plenum. Comment on Keane, Webb. 2016. Ethical life: Its natural and social histories
Harkness, Nicholas. 2016. “A Bottleneck in the Plenum. Comment on Keane, Webb. 2016. Ethical life: Its natural and social histories”. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 6 (1) : 463-467. Publisher's Version
The Pragmatics of Qualia in Practice
Harkness, Nicholas. 2015. “The Pragmatics of Qualia in Practice”. Annual Review of Anthropology 44 : 573-89. harknessn2015_pragmaticsqualiapractice_ara.pdf
Voicing Christian Aspiration: The Semiotic Anthropology of Voice in Seoul
Harkness, Nicholas. 2015. “Voicing Christian Aspiration: The Semiotic Anthropology of Voice in Seoul”. Ethnography 16 (3) : 313-330. harknessn2015_voicingchristianaspiration.pdf
Basic Kinship Terms: Christian Relations, Chronotopic Formulations, and a Korean Confrontation of Language
Harkness, Nicholas. 2015. “Basic Kinship Terms: Christian Relations, Chronotopic Formulations, and a Korean Confrontation of Language”. Anthropological Quarterly 88 (2) : 305-336. harknessn2015_basickinshipterms.pdf
Introduction: QUALIA
Chumley, Lily Hope, and Nicholas Harkness. 2013. “Introduction: QUALIA”. Anthropological Theory 13 (1/2) : 3-11. chumleyharknessn2013_qualia_introduction.pdf
Softer Soju in South Korea
Harkness, Nicholas. 2013. “Softer Soju in South Korea”. Anthropological Theory 13 (1/2) : 12-30. harknessn2013_qualia_softer_soju.pdf
Encore!: Homecoming Recitals in Christian South Korea
Harkness, Nicholas. 2012. “Encore!: Homecoming Recitals in Christian South Korea”. Journal of Korean Studies 17 (12) : 351-381. Link harknessn2012_homecomingrecitals.pdf
Vowel Harmony Redux: Correct Sounds, English Loan Words, and the Sociocultural Life of a Phonological Structure in Korean
Harkness, Nicholas. 2012. “Vowel Harmony Redux: Correct Sounds, English Loan Words, and the Sociocultural Life of a Phonological Structure in Korean”. Journal of Sociolinguistics 16 (3) : 358–381. Link harknessn2012_vowelharmonyredux.pdf
Culture and Interdiscursivity in Korean Fricative Voice Gestures
Harkness, Nicholas. 2011. “Culture and Interdiscursivity in Korean Fricative Voice Gestures”. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 21 (1) : 99-123. Link harknessn2011_fvgs.pdf
Words in Motion and the Semiotics of the Unseen in Two Korean Churches
Harkness, Nicholas. 2010. “Words in Motion and the Semiotics of the Unseen in Two Korean Churches”. Language & Communication 30 (2) : 139-158. Link harknessn2010_wordsinmotion.pdf
Newspaper Article
Anthropology at the Phonosonic Nexus
Harkness, Nicholas. 2011. “Anthropology at the Phonosonic Nexus”. Anthropology News 52(1) 52 (1) : 5. Link harknessn2011_phonosonicnexus_an.pdf