Simon Perris

Simon Perris is a senior lecturer in classics at Victoria University of Wellington.

Ātea
Jul 3, 2018

What marks out our Māui from all the Māui? It's partly down to vagina dentata

With the debut of Disney's Moana in the Hawaiian language, Simon Perris looks at at pan-Pacific representations of Maui, and the atua wahine Disney conveniently ignored. 

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