Programme

Download the ILCC2016 Conference programme here (pdf).

Abstracts:

Panel 1: Knowledge and manuscripts

  • Colt Segrest (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain), ‘Native Knowledge, Collaborative Writing and the Colonial Mexican Pharmacopeia’
  • Mickaël Orantin (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III, France), ‘Guaraní language in an eighteenth-century manuscript from the Paraguayan Jesuit Missions’
  • Harriet Smart (University of Sheffield, UK), ‘”Readers of days” and pre-Hispanic Nahua private ritual’

Panel 2: Rethinking indigenous histories

  • Caroline Dodds Pennock (University of Sheffield, UK), ‘Crossing the “Great Water”: An Indigenous History of the Atlantic’
  • Claudia Rogers (University of Leeds, UK), ‘Lost in Battle: Identifying Malintzin as a Warrior Woman in the Lienzo de Tlaxcala’
  • Tania García-Pina (University of Texas at Austin, USA), ‘Re-writing Conquest History: Indigenous Perspectives in the 16th Century’

Panel 3: Literature, literacy & oral tradition

  • Charles Pigott (University of Cambridge, UK), ‘Beyond “Nature” and “Culture” in Indigenous Literatures of Latin America’
  • Sarah Bennison (Newcastle University, UK), ‘Grounded Reflections beyond Indigeneity: Language, Landscape, and lo andino in Huarochirí, Peru’
  • Sara González (Universidad San Martín de Porres, Lima, Peru), ‘An Alternative Form of Literacy: Mural Paintings in Missionary Chapels of the Lima Andes, Peru’

Panel 4: Linguistic preservation, revitalisation & standardisation

  • Israel Escobar-Farfán (University of Sheffield, UK), ‘Nahuatl Contemporary Writing: Investigating Convergence in a Continuum’
  • Catherine Whittaker (University of Edinburgh, UK), ‘Good v. Bad Speakers: Language Ownership in the Face of Language Death’
  • Olimpia Squillaci (University of Cambridge, UK), ‘Old Languages for New Worlds’

Panel 5: Conocimiento, ceremonias y rituales, y supersticiones en la cultura nahua de hoy [NB: This session will take place in Spanish].

  • Abelardo de la Cruz de la Cruz (IDIEZ/Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico), ‘Las supersticiones en el imaginario religioso nahua contemporáneo’
  • Eduardo de la Cruz Cruz (IDIEZ/Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico), ‘El oficio de los sabios nahuas: el huehtlacatl, el tepahtihquetl, el tlachixquetl, el tetlalanquetl y el tetiochiuhquetl’
  • Rubisel de la Cruz Cruz (Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico), ‘Los especialistas rituales: enfermedad y curación en una comunidad nahua de hoy’

Panel 6: Pedagogy and language promotion

  • Sandra Collins, ‘Concepts of Kimún (Ancestral Ways of Knowing) in Contemporary Mapuhe Society’
  • Elizabeth Torrico-Ávila (University of Southampton, UK), ‘The Struggle to Revive the Kunza language by the Likan Antai community of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile’
  • Abelardo de la Cruz de la Cruz and Eduardo de la Cruz Cruz (IDIEZ and Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico), ‘Enseñando, investigando y revitalizando la lengua y la cultura náhuatl’

 Panel 7: Activism and representation

  • Cian Warfield (University College Cork, Ireland),  ‘Land, Nation and Ethnopolitics in Bolivia. A New Perspective’
  • Rosaleen Howard (Newcastle University, UK), Luis Andrade (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru), Raquel de Pedro (Heriot-Watt University), ‘Language rights activism among Peru’s indigenous peoples’

Panel 8: Digital indigeneity

  • Thea Pitman (University of Leeds, UK), ‘Você sabe quem inventou a Rede? Netweaving and/or the Poetics of Digital Indigeneity’
  • Josep Cru (Newcastle University, UK), ‘YouTube Comments and Language Revitalization: Destigmatizing Yucatec Maya through Hip Hop’
  • Eva Cabrejas (University College Cork, Ireland), ‘Creative Encounters: Zapatista Indigenous Women and their Engagement with Cyber Culture’

 

Last updated 9 September 2016.