SLACA 2017 Programa

SLACA-2017-Program

Cruzando Fronteras / Construyendo Puentes: Perspectivas antropológicas sobre fronteras en América Latina y el Caribe

5TH SPRING CONFERENCE
6 – 8 abril 2017
Casa Herrera (Sede)
4a. Avenida Norte, No. 9
Antigua, Guatemala

Jueves, 6 de abril 2017
8:00Registración, Casa Herrera
8:30Bienvenida y palabras de apertura, presidente Walter Little

9:00-10:30Panel 1: Phases/Faces of Migration: National, Regional and Transnational
Moderadora de Mesa: Ramona Pérez

9:00 Joyce Bennett, Connecticut College
Mujeres mayas y móviles: como la movilidad interna apoya el Kaqchikel

9:20Laura Nussbaum-Barberena, Bennington College
Promotoras en zonas fronterizas: puntos de vista del margen en el centro

9:40Yesenia Ruíz Cortés, Graduate Center – City University of New York
De pobres campesinos a reyes de la tortilla: Elites migrantes mexicanas

10:00Discusión

10:30-11:00Descanso – Merienda  

11:00-12:30 Panel 2: Creating Medical Subjects: Prospects and Challenges of Rural Healthcare Provisioning
Moderadora de Mesa: Martha Rees

11:00Jillian Moore, Wuqu’ Kawoq | Maya Health Alliance
Lives Like Flowers: Debility and Care in Rural Guatemala  

11:20Chantal Figueroa, University of California, Los Angeles
A Visual Ethnography: Conceptualizing Mental Health in Post-war Guatemala City 

11:40Grace Lloyd Bascopé, Maya Research Program and Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Mexico’s Health Care Revolution: Review and Discussion of Local Impacts A Yucatan Case

12:00Discusión

12:302:00Almuerzo (SLACA Board Business Lunch)

2:00-3:30Panel 3: Gender and Sexuality and their Discontents
Moderadora de Mesa: Annie Wilkinson

2:00Susannah Ray Daniels, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Lo universal es un trabajo bien sembrado en la tierra de la experiencia: 
Mujeres Mayas dramaturgas y actrices transcienden fronteras de género, clase y etnia 

2:20Annie Wilkinson, University of California, Irvine
Deconstructing the “LGBT Backlash” in Latin America: A Preliminary Analysis of Gender Ideology from Colombia to Mexico

2:40Justin Pérez, University of California, Irvine
Queer Postmemory: Accounts of Political Violence among the LGBT ‘Generation After’ in Peru

3:00Discusión

3:304:00Descanso – Merienda  

4:00-6:00Panel 4: Everyday Life Forms of Cultural Identity
Moderador de Mesa: Walter E. Little

4:00Elena Nava Morales, CIESAS-Occidente (Cátedras CONACYT)
Desentendimientos epistémicos y comunicación indígena en México

4:20Matthew Lebrato, Indiana University
‘Si se chinga uno, se chingan todos’: El trabajo colectivo, la identidad y la educación intercultural en México

4:40Daniel E. Unigarro Caguasango, Universidad de La Salle, Colombia
Vida cotidiana entre Brasil, Colombia y Perú: cruces permanentes en la Amazonia 

5:00Discusión

Viernes, 7 de abril de 2017

8:00-9:30Panel 5: Entanglements of Religious Beliefs and Practices Across the Americas
Moderador de Mesa: Timothy J. Smith

8:00Ben Bridges, Elon University
Navigating Globalization through Myth in Quechua Communities of Southern Peru

8:20Claudia Fioretti Bongianino, National Museum of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Spiritual and Physical Borderlands: The Invisible Presence of God and Other Afro-Caribbean Kindred in Old Bank, Panama

8:40Milton Machuca-Gálvez and Jacob Demree, Swarthmore College
Traditions and Transformations: Latinos and the Roman Catholic Church in South Philadelphia, PA., U.S.A

9:00 Discusión

9:3010:00Descanso – Merienda  

10:00-11:30Panel 6: Indigeneity: Contested Terrains of Ethnic Identity
Moderadora de Mesa: Joyce Bennett

10:00Juliet Erazo, Florida International University
Shamanism in Indigenous Borderlands: Challenging Ontologists’ Focus on Incommensurable Indigenous Worlds

10:20Rosemary J. Coombe and Katherine Turner, York University
Territory as Intellectual Property: Prospects for Food Sovereignty in the Regimes of Informational Capital 

10:40Laurie Medina, Michigan State University
Belizean Sovereignty, Maya Indigenous Rights, and the Guatemalan Claim

11:00Discusión

11:301:00Almuerzo

1:00-2:30Panel 7: Extraction, Trade and (In)security on Fragile Borderlands
Moderadora de Mesa: Ronda Brulotte

1:00Michael Young, University of South Carolina
Undertaking: Collective action and (il)legal oil exploration in a Guatemalan conservation zone

1:20Steven Schwartz, University of Chicago
Borders of Deception: Extractive Spectacles and the Paradox of Regulation in Colombia’s Frontier

1:40Lisa Breglia, George Mason University
Caught Between Two Borders: Migration, Trade and Security at Mexico’s frontera norte and frontera sur

2:00Discusión

2:304:00Panel 8: Consuming Tourist Commodities of Patrimonial Heritage 
Moderadora de Mesa: Lisa Breglia

2:30Walter Little, University at Albany, SUNY
Encontrando una comida tradicional en la ciudad de Antigua, Guatemala: la política de comer patrimonial cultural  

2:50Ramona L. Pérez, San Diego State University
Consuming Culture, Devouring People: Tourism and the haute cuisine of Oaxaca

3:10Ronda Brulotte, University of New Mexico
Obscuring Commodity Production in the Mezcal Tourist Encounter / Ocultando la producción de mercancía en el encuentro turísitico del mezcal

3:30Discusión

4:00-4:30Descanso – Merienda

4:306:00Michael Kearney Lecture
Marc Edelman, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York
¿Cuánta soberanía alimentaria se puede conseguir por un millón de dólares?

Sábado, 8 de abril de 2017
8:00-9:30Panel 9: Caribbean Contours: Making and Unmaking Borders, Nations and Places 
Moderador de Mesa: Ricardo Pérez

8:00Ricardo Pérez, Eastern Connecticut State University
Authentic Cuba?: The Making of Cultural Authenticity in Artificial Touristic Places

8:20Javiela Evangelista, New York City College of Technology
This is a Civil Genocide: Testimonies of Denationalization in the Dominican Republic 

8:40Luisa J. Rollins Castillo, University of Illinois at Chicago
Guardians, Brokers, and Smugglers: Negotiating Place and Meaning in the Dominican Frontier

9:00Discusión

9:30-10:00Descanso – Merienda

10:00-11:30Panel 10: Working Like a State: Case Studies of Government Intervention
Moderador de Mesa: Matthew Lebrato

10:00Sarah Taylor y Alejandro Cabrera Valenzuela, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Veinte años del PROCEDE: Zonas fronterizas de la milpa en dos ejidos de Yucatán

10:20Agnes Mondragon Celis Ochoa, University of Chicago
Rehabilitating the Revolution: Mobilizing National Memory in Mexico’s War on Drugs

10:40Erin Routon, Cornell University
Split: U.S. ‘Family’ Detention and Legal Humanitarianism

11:00 Discusión

11:301:00Discusión, Perspectivas antropológicas sobre fronteras en América Latina y el Caribe

1:00Clausura: Whiteford Prize

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology