2014 Nahuatl Workshop schedule
maffiej at umd.edu
Mon Feb 3 00:44:45 UTC 2014
The Latin American Studies Center of the University of Maryland, College Park, is happy to announce the third Nahua Studies Workshop, March 7-8, 2014. This interdisciplinary workshop explores current research on pre-contact, colonial, and contemporary Nahua studies. The meeting will take place in the multipurpose room of St. Mary's Hall on the UMD College Park campus. Attendance is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Campus maps are available on-line on the UMD website. Plenty of public parking is available although not free-of-charge.
The workshop program is as follows:
Nahuatl Workshop #3
Recent Work in Nahua Studies
Multi-purpose Room, St. Mary's Hall
University of Maryland, College Park
Friday, March 7 - Saturday, March 8, 2014
Friday, March 7
3:00 pm John Millhauser, "Salt, soda, and saltpeter: ephemeral goods, ambiguous language, and the challenge of studying of Aztec commodity chains."
3:30 pm Janice Robertson, “On the Workings of the Codex Mendoza's Place-Name Signs: Decolonizing Aztec Picture-Writing.”
4:00 pm Jerome Offner, “Cognitive Landscapes in the Codex Xolotl: Reading an Authentic Nahua(tl)Text.”
4:30 pm Comment, Ralph Bauer
Saturday, March 8
8:45 am Breakfast
9:15 am Pete Sigal, "Queering and Querying Nahuas: From Bernardino de Sahagún to La Otra Conquista."
9:45 am John F. Schwaller, “The Mexican Marathon: Running as a Feature of Pre-Columbian Ritual.”
10:15 am Comment, Juan Daneri
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Willard Gingerich, "Verse-Phrase Structure of Oral Poetics in a few Nahuatl Texts."
11:15 am Ann De Léon, "A reflection on the representation and enactment of Aztec warfare in popular cultural artifacts."
11:45 am Comment, Alan Sandstrom
12:30 pm Lunch
All inquires should be direct to Jim Maffie at maffiej at umd.edu
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