[evoz] Latin America event on March 11

7TH LATIN AMERICA RESEARCH GROUP WORKSHOP

MARCH 11, 2017 | ROOM 116 | HARRY HICKMAN BUILDING 

Free and open to the public

F AND OPEN Tch at  de  | COFFEE 10:00–10:15

Welcome:

Beatriz DE ALBA-KOCH, Director, Latin American Studies

Opening Remarks:

Chris GOTO-JONES, Dean, Faculty of Humanities

10:15–11:55 | SESSION ONE

Room 116

THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL

Chair: Gabriela MCBEE, Hispanic and Italian Studies, UVic

ƒ.A Tale of Two Brothers: Cooking, Commerce, and Cosmopolitanism

in a Guatemalan Community, Thomas KEMPLE, Sociology, UBC

ƒ.Reading Hobbes in Ixil Country, Sylvia BERRYMAN, Philosophy, UBC

ƒ.New Age Discourse in Peruvian Tourism: Commodification, Cultural

Appropriation, and Resistance, Karoline GUELKE, Anthropology, UVic

ƒ. La enseñanza de la “glocalidad” a través de la música y el arte

contemporaneous, Brianne ORR-ÁLVAREZ, Hispanic Studies, UBC

Room 110

TRAVELING THROUGH SPACE, SOUND, AND SOCIAL HIERARCHY

Chair: Beatriz DE ALBA-KOCH, Latin American Studies, UVic

ƒ.Historias conectadas: la relación del viaje de Sebastián Vizcaino

a Japón (1614) en el contexto de la primera globalización,

Kim BEAUCHESNE, Hispanic Studies, UBC

ƒ.Pilgrimage Journeying: Alexander von Humboldt in Hispanic America

and Matsuo Bashõ in Japan, Thomas HEYD, Philosophy, UVic

ƒ. La voz del sujeto subalterno en Sab y en El ancho mar de los Sargazos,

Xana MENÉNDEZ PRENDES, Hispanic Studies, UBC

ƒ.Nunca más: representaciones cambiantes en el activismo musical

de Las Cafeteras y La Santa Cecilia, Adriana MARTÍNEZ, Pearson College

12:00–1:00 | LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

LANSDOWNE SCHOLAR KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Room 116

SEARCHING FOR MARIANA: GENDER, RACE, AND THE ELUSIVE

CUBAN NATION, Jean STUBBS, Professor of History, University of London

Introduction: Alexandrine BOUDREAULT-FOURNIER, Anthropology, UVic

1:00–1:45 | LUNCH and UNDERGRADUATE

RESEARCH POSTER DISPLAY

DISPLAY PRESENTATION: Alexandrine BOUDREAULT-FOURNIER,

Anthropology, UVic

1:45–3:45 | SESSION TWO

Room 116

FACES OF DEMOCRACY

Chair: Margo MATWYCHUK, Anthropology, UVic

ƒ. Is There an Optimal Level of Corruption for Democracy to Survive?

Evidences from Brazil, Ana Luiza ARANHA, UBC

ƒ. Skol Summer Muse Campaign: Reading Discriminatory Codes in Brazilian Law,

Tamara AMOROSO GONÇALVES, Law, UVic

ƒ.Naturalização por despossessão? Reprodução social-natural na comunidade

Quilombola Barro Vermelho, Renata GUIMARÃES VIEIRA, Economics,

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

ƒ.Constructing (In)Security: Civil Society Voices Engaging in the Media

in Argentina and Chile, Michelle BONNER, Political Science, UVic

ƒ. The State of Democracy in Colombia: El Catatumbo As a Case Study,

Nayid CONTRERAS, Hispanic Studies, UBC

Room 110

INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE AND PERSISTENCE

Chair: Mélissa GAUTHIER, Anthropology, UVic

ƒ. Pueblos originarios, una serie dirigida por Francisco Gressa se convierte

en la voz del subalterno, Giulia CORTIANA, Hispanic Studies, UBC

ƒ.Resistencia en la poesía de la mujer mapuche: representaciones del

desplazamiento en Chile, Carolina NAVARRETE, Latin American Studies, UBC

ƒ. From the Mountain Top: Two Indigenous Writers Explored, María del Carmen

RODRÍGUEZ DE FRANCE, Indigenous Education, UVic

ƒ. Indigenous communities and new forms of expulsion on the Pacific coast

of Mexico, Omar ARROYO CHÁVEZ, Geography, UBC

ƒ.Personajes híbridos, violencia y crisis ecológica en Mohán: el mito y en

Los guerreros de Pachamama, Ross SWANSON, Hispanic Studies, UBC

3:45–4:00 | COFFEE

4:00–5:40 | SESSION THREE

Room 116

ETHNICITIES AND INEQUALITIES

Chair: Ana María PEREDO, Environmental Studies, UVic

ƒ. Institutional Dynamics in Payments for Hydrological Services in Veracruz,

Diana CÓRDOBA, Environmental Studies, UVIC

ƒ.Afro-descendant Communities in Cuba and Mexico: Addressing Inequalities

through Community Based Research, Alejandro CAMPOS-GARCÍA,

Thompson Rivers and Walter LEPORE, Public Administration, UVic

ƒ.A Chronicle of Gold Mining in Colombia: From Mountain to Text,

Juan Felipe HERNÁNDEZ, Hispanic Studies, UBC

Room 110

LITERATURE AND AESTHETICS IN THE SOUTHERN CONE

AND BEYOND

Chair: Pablo RESTREPO-GAUTIER, Hispanic and Italian Studies, UVic

ƒ. El suicidio de Leopoldo Lugones como un fantasma de las letras argentinas,

Rita DE GRANDIS, Hispanic Studies, UBC

ƒ. The Portrayal of the Argentine State: Traces of Rodolpho Walsh’s Operación

masacre in Ricardo Piglia’s Crime Fiction, Fabricio TOCCO, Hispanic Studies, UBC

ƒ. ¿Ni perdón ni olvido? La impunidad como distopía social en dos novelas

de la transición chilena, Gabriel SALDÍAS ROSSEL, Hispanic Studies, UBC

ƒ. Entre la palabra y la mirada: placeres y padeceres del ver, Dan RUSSEK, Hispanic

and Italian Studies, UVic

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