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LACS Lecture. Andean Circle Conference: Everyday Practice in the Andes

Keynote Speaker: Frank Salomon, John V. Murra Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
5:00-6:30 PM
Grat Lakes Room Palmer Commons Map
Everyday Practice in the Andes
April 17-18, 2018
Great Lakes Room Central, Palmer Commons

The RIWs Círculo Andino and Religion in the Premodern Atlantic invite you to an end of year symposium that engages with habits, routines, and commonplace ways of being and doing in the Andean republics. Student and faculty presentations will consider the everyday life of religion, language and communication, national history, subsistence, and mobility. Please join us:

Tuesday, April 17
5-6:30pm Book Discussion
Discussion with Frank Salomon of his recent monograph At the Mountain’s Altar: Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community (2018).

Wednesday, April 18
9:30 – 10:45am: Practice in Diachronic Perspective
Dr. Kenneth Mills, History; Georgia Ennis, Anthropology; Jo Osborn, Anthropology;

11am – 12:30pm: Practice in Synchronic Perspective
Dr. Bruce Mannheim, Anthropology; Allison Caine, Anthropology; Augusto Espinoza, History; Anne Marie Creighton, Anthropology

1:45 – 2:45pm: KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Dr. Frank Salomon
“Ethnography of a Modern But Not New-Age Mountain Temple”
In his keynote address, Dr. Salomon will address his most recent work on daily religious life in high Andean Peru. Dr. Salomon is the John V. Murra Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and currently Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at the University of Iowa. An ethnographer and ethnohistorian of the Andes, he has written extensively on both Andean textuality and religion.
Building: Palmer Commons
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Anthropology, Culture, Discussion, History, Latin America, Lecture, Social
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, International Institute, Department of Anthropology, Department of History
Upcoming Dates:
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:00-6:30 PM