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”.
All meetings will be held via Zoom on Fridays, 3-5pm (ET). For more information, and to access the Zoom meeting, please email cracia.info (at) gmail.com.
February 12th: Anthony Seeger
Roundtable Discussion: Revisiting Da Matta, Seeger and Viveiros de Castro's "The Construction of the Person" (1979)
February 19th: Renato Athias
Territoriality, Kinship Networks and Social Transformations among the Hupd’äh of the Uaupés River basin, Northwest Amazon
March 5th: Juan Castrillón
Director Juan Castrillón will discuss his documentary ~KİRAİÑİA (Long Flutes), a Mother Tongue Film Festival 2021 Selection, in conversation with Cubeo-Hehenewa anthropologist Orlando Rodriguez and CRACIA's Janet Chernela
March 12th: Roundtable Discussion: "The Other" in Amazonian Anthropology
Roundtable contributors to be determined, please get in touch if you are interested in presenting!
March 26th: Carlos D. Londoño Sulkin
Love and Anger in Amazonia and in Academia: A disciple's account of Joanna Overing's oeuvre and teachings
Meeting dates for April and May will be added shortly, to include presentations on public anthropology and a concluding themed roundtable. Members may also be interested in the 2021 SALSA XIII Biennial Conference to be held June 21 – 25 and June 28 – July 2, 2021.