CRACIA Spring 2021 Schedule
FEB. 1, 2021
CRACIA announces its Spring 2021 program combining selected research presentations with a themed roundtable series, “Four Decades of Lowland South American Anthropology”.
Fall Updates and Schedule
OCT. 21, 2019
We are happy to announce that our website is back online. Here is this semester's schedule, including events outside our seminar series that may be of interest to members.
Amahuaca Siempre: Film Screening & Discussion with the Directors
FEB. 27, 2018
The documentary, Amahuaca Siempre, is part of a collaborative film-making project between Christopher Hewlett, Amahuaca people and Fernando Valdivia, a Peruvian filmmaker, social commentator and professor of cinema and filmmaking.
Indigenous Amazonian Cinema: An Evening with Mebêngôkre-Kayapó Filmmakers
FEB. 9, 2018
I hope you'll take a moment to mark your calendars for a special showing of two Kayapó films and discussion with the filmmakers from the Brazilian Amazon.
AUG. 31, 2017
Join us for our next meeting on September 15, 3:00 pm in 1102 Woods Hall (UMD), when Steven Romanoff will present his work about doing collaborative ethnography with Matses people:
June Discussion Group
JUN. 8, 2017
Join us for our next meeting on June 16, 3:00pm in 2113 Chincoteague Hall (UMD) for a Roundtable discussion led by Eduardo Fernandez, with participation from Graham Townsley, and Steve Romanoff:
Congratulations to Courtney-Stafford Walter
MAY. 23, 2017
Courtney-Stafford Walter is the recipient of the Society for Anthropology of Lowland South America's Steven Lee Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship.
May Discussion Group
APR. 27, 2017
Join us for our next meeting on May 12, 3:00pm in 1102 Woods Hall (UMD), when Giancarlo Rolando will present a talk/lead a discussion based on his fieldwork among the Mastanahua in Peru:
Close Encounters: The Dilemmas of Contact for Isolated Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon
MAR. 5, 2017
Join us Monday evening, March 27th at 5:45 PM at The Wenner-Gren Foundation for the next installment of the New York Academy of Sciences lecture series. Dr. Glenn H. Shepard Jr., staff researcher in the Human Sciences Division at the Goeldi Museum in Belem, Brazil will be presenting, “Close Encounters: The Dilemmas of Contact for Isolated Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon”.