THE QUECHUA EXPRESSIVE ART:
Creativity, Analysis, and Performance
An International Symposium
September 4-6, 1997
Organization/Coordination: John Schechter and Guillermo Delgado
Departments of Music and Latin American and Latino Studies, UCSC
Music Center, UCSC
Co-Sponsored by The University of California Humanities Research Institute, the UCSC Divisions of Arts and Social Sciences, the Department of Music, and the Chicano/Latino Research Center
Thursday, September 4
- 8 a.m.: Breakfast
Panel Session: Quechua Expressive Arts in Historical Dimension
- 9:30 a.m.: Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar Saenz, Universitaet Bonn, Germany: "Re-creando un discurso andino en la epoca colonial: El manuscrito de Huarochiri"
- 10:15 a.m.: Abdon Yaranga Valderrama, Universite de Paris, France: "Antiq, o la danza de las tijeras"
- 11 a.m.: R. Tom Zuidema, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois: "The Wari songs of the Noble Initiands in Cuzco and their Possible Content"
- Noon: Lunch
Panel Session: Quechua Oral Literature #1: Song Text, Riddle, Carnival
- 2 p.m.: Willem Adelaar, Dept. of Comparative Linguistics, Leiden University, The Netherlands: "Linguistic Peculiarities of Quechua Song Texts"
- 2:45 p.m.: Maurizio Gnerre, independent scholar, Sao Paulo, Brazil: "Riddles: A Neglected Quechua Verbal Genre"
- 3:30 p.m.: Francisco Tandioy Jansasoy, Dept. of Languages Universidad de Narino, Pasto, Colombia: "Los Carnavales Inga y Kamentsa del Valle de Sibundoy, Colombia"
- 4:30 p.m.: Roundtable #1: "Teaching Quechua Verbal Art in the University: Political, Linguistic, and Curricular Outcomes"
Participants: Guillermo Delgado, Dept. of Latin American and Latino Studies, UCSC; Donald F. Sola, Dept. of Linguistics, Cornell University; Remigio Caceres, Universidad Catolica, Sede en Ibarra, Ecuador; Carmen Chuquin, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
- 6:15 p.m.: Dinner
Panel Session: Quechua Oral Literature #2: Contemporary Narrative
- 7:30 p.m.: Michael Thomas, Dept. of Anthropology, Cornell University: "Re-reading a Twice-told Tale in Quechua: Translation, Heterogeneity, and the Problem of Community in an Anthropological Icon"
- 8:15 p.m.: Enrique Andrade A., independent scholar, Cotacachi, Ecuador, and John M. Schechter, Dept. of Music, UCSC: "'Kunan punlla rimagrinchi....': Wit and Didactics in the Quichua Rhetorical Style of Senor Enrique Andrade A., Husbandman-Ethnographer of Cotacachi, Imbabura"
Friday, September 5
- 8 a.m.: Breakfast
- 9 a.m.: Official welcome from Prof. Edward Houghton, Dean, Division of the Arts
Panel Session: Quechua Vocal Genres: Regional Types
- 9:15 a.m.: Pieter Muysken, Dept. of Linguistics, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands: "Bilingual Language Use in the Waynos of Peru"
- 10 a.m.: Billie Jean Isbell, Dept. of Anthropology, Cornell University: "Validating Experience in Song and Selling Protest Art as Cultural Commodities: Protest Arts from Ayacucho, Peru"
Panel Session: Composition and Dissemination of Quechua Song: The Local and the International
- 11 a.m.: Michelle Bigenho, Dept. of Anthropology, Cornell University: "Local Songs and Translocal Places from Toropalca and Yura"
- 11:45 a.m.: John Hudelson, independent scholar, Middlehope, New York: "Changes in Musical Instruments of the Upper Amazon Valley Resulting from Andean Contact"
- 12:30 p.m.: Lunch (box lunches and afternoon excursion to Big Basin Redwoods State Park)
Panel Session: Composition and Dissemination of Quechua Song: The Local and the International (cont'd)
- 4:15 p.m.: Barry Lyons, Dept. of Anthropology, University of the South: "'Taita Chimborazo, Mama Tungurahua': The Creation and Performance of a Quichua Song"
- 5 p.m.: Julio Noriega [Peru], Dept. of Foreign Languages, Indiana University South Bend: "La poetica del destierro en los cantos de viajeros y migrantes quechuas"
- 6 p.m.: Dinner
- 8 p.m.: Roundtable #2: "Hybridization of Quechua Artistic Forms": Open forum.
Saturday, September 6
- 8 a.m.: Breakfast
Panel Session: Music, Text, and Gender in Quechua Expression
- 9 a.m.: Regina Harrison, Comparative Literature Program, Univ. of Maryland, College Park: "Bodies and Boundaries: From Phenotypes to Flirtations in Quechua Expression"
- 9:45 a.m.: Linda J. Seligmann, Dept. of Anthropology, George Mason University: "The Art of Expressive Exchange: The Mediation of Quechua Identity in the Marketplace"
- 10:30 a.m.: Denise Y. Arnold, independent scholar, La Paz, Bolivia: "Midwife Singers: Llama-human Obstetrics in Some Songs to the Animals by Andean Women"
- 11:15 p.m.: Lunch
Panel Session: Quechua Expressive Arts in Ritual Praxis
- 12:30 p.m.: Juan de Dios Yapita and Denise Y. Arnold, independent scholars, La Paz, Bolivia: "K'ank'isina: trenzarse entre la lirica y la musica de las canciones de boda de Qaqachaka, Bolivia"
- 1:15 p.m.: Henry Stobart, Cambridge University, United Kingdom: "Music, Mice, and Mortality in an Andean Hamlet (ayllu Macha, Northern Potosi, Bolivia)"
- 2 p.m.: Joseph Bastien, Dept. of Sociology/Anthropology, Univ. of Texas/Arlington: "Entrada folklorica: Festival of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary of Urqupina"
Panel Session: Preserving the Quechua Language, Building Quechua Values, and Understanding the Quechua Folk Sociology
- 3 p.m.: Carmen Chuquin, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin/Madison: "Runa Shimi Writing Skills in Bilingual Education Schools"
- 3:45 p.m.: Cristobal Quishpe Lema, Direccion Nacional de Educacion Intercultural Bilingue, Republica del Ecuador: "El Cuento y la Poesia en el Mundo Quichua del Ecuador: Valores Simbolicos"
- 4:30 p.m.: Bruce Mannheim, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Michigan: "The Subaltern Imaginary"
- 5:30 p.m.: Barbecue dinner, Stevenson College Picnic Area
- 8 p.m.: Performances of Andean music and verbal art by various performers, including Chaskinakuy, Taki Nan, and Patricio Cuji Guallinga
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