jueves, 15 de marzo de 2012

Technologies of Knowledge: Imagining Life in the Americas




The Center for Latin American Studies invites you to join us to attend the Conference on Technologies of Knowledge: Imagining Life in the Americas will take place in March 23rd at Lecture Hall, 4th Floor, Alexander Library, made possible with the sponsorship of the GAIA center, Department of Anthropology, Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes Coordinator (CACP), Office of the Dean of Humanities, Office of Undergraduate Education, the Center for Latino Arts and Culture, and the Center for Latin American Studies. The conference is free and open to the public. Please rsvp to Margarita Huayhua at huayhua@rci.rutgers.edu to provide lunch



Technologies of Knowledge: Imagining Life in the Americas

Friday, March 23, 2012, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lecture Hall, 4th Floor, Alexander Library

169 College Avenue, CAC

New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey



Keynote speaker: Bruce Mannheim, Michigan University

The Non-Intimacy of “Intimate Knowledge” of Native Andean



9:00 - 9:15 am Welcome, Margarita Huayhua, and Laura Schneider, Rutgers University

8:30-9:00am Breakfast

9:15 - 9:30 am Introduction, Daniel Goldstein, Rutgers University





9:30 - 11:00 am Panel 1: Perspectives on Knowledge Production

Chair: Juan P. Lugo Vera, Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University

Discussant: Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Rutgers Univerity



Marcelo Fernandez Osco, Taller de Historia Andina (THOA), Bolivia
Elements for the Characterization of Indigenous Knowledge

Camila Townsend, Department of History, Rutgers University
Indigenous Historiographic Tradition and the Myth of Disorganization

Pamela Calla, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University
Sharing Power: Women, Indigenous-Peasant Organizations and Action-Research Processes in Bolivia

11:00 - 11:15 am: Coffee break



11:15 am - 12:30 pm Panel 2: Landscape, Humans and Water

Chair: Enmanuel Martinez, Program of Comparative Literature, Rutgers University

Discussant: Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui, Department of American Studies, Rutgers University



Laura Schneider, Department of Geography, Rutgers University

Understanding Human-Environment Relations through Interdisciplinary
Perspectives in Landscapes of the Yucatan Peninsula



Gustavo Valdivia, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

The Importance of the Territorial Practices of the Pastoral Quechua Communities in the Peruvian Southern Andes for Climate Change Adaptation

Marcela Olivera, Visiting Scholar from Bolivia, Latin American Coordinator, Water for all Campaign/Food and Water Watch, Rutgers University

From Resistance to Construction of Alternatives in the Americas: What Water Can Teach Us



12:30-1:45 pm Lunch



1:45 - 3:00 pm Panel 3: Criss-crossing Borders: Translations, Old and New Meanings

Chair: Claudia Arteaga, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers University

Discussant: Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University



Ulla Berg, Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies/Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University

Mediating Self and Community in Peruvian Transnational Space



Tom Stephens, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers University

Yo gringo, tú chicano, él borderígena, Nosotros los Otros, as seen on the Internet: Spanish-origin Xenonyms in (North) America



Margarita Huayhua, Department of Anthropology and CLAS, Rutgers University

Language(s) and Understandings



3:00 - 3:50 pm Keynote speaker: Bruce Mannheim, University of Michigan

The Non-Intimacy of “Intimate Knowledge” of Native Andeans



3:50 - 4:20 pm Discussion

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