Third Annual Conference

BRIDGES AND WALLS • MUROS Y PUENTES





April 6-7, 2018

Templeton Campus Center  |  Lewis & Clark College  | Portland, Oregon.



FRIDAY APRIL 6


8:30-9:30am Coffee & Registration (Stamm)


9:45-11:15am


Panel 1 (Stamm West)

Political and Cultural Dialogues in Film

Chair José Lara (University of Puget Sound)


Pilar Úcar (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas) Madrid como mito transfronterizo y cultural en los scripts.

Marcela T. Garcés (Siena College) Documentary Film Creation: Bridging Public Scholarship and Pedagogical Inspirations through The Txoko Experience (2017).

José Lara (University of Puget Sound) El ojo y la herida: la resistencia, un puente visual en Historia de un documento (1971) de Óscar Menéndez.


Panel 2  (Council Chamber)

Interdisciplinary dialogues in literary criticism: Early modern culture and cognitive

psychology

     Chair Isabel Jaén Portillo (Portland State University)


Katherine Lupton (Portland State University) Las mujeres ingeniosas de Lope de Vega: Un “examen para las ciencias” del personaje de Diana en El perro del hortelano, de Lope de Vega.

Isabel Jaén Portillo (Portland State University) Emotion and Human Development in Early Modern Spain: Between Medical Philosophy and Fiction.


Panel 3 (Thayer)

“Pedagogías del cruce”: A Roundtable about Border Thinking and Cultural Studies

     Chair Magalí Rabasa (Lewis & Clark College)


            Hispanic Studies Students (Lewis & Clark College)




11:30-12:30pm Lunch (Trail Room, Maggie’s, Dovecote)





12:45-2:15pm


WORKSHOP & DISCUSSION (Watzek Library Room 245)

Using Digital Tools for Collaborative Campus Research & Advocacy

Led by Anita Say Chan (University of Illinois)


Panel 4 (Stamm West)

Sujetos populares y subalternos en América Latina S. 19

         Chair Brendan Lanctot (University of Puget Sound)


Ashley Kerr (University of Idaho) Fotografía antropológica y género en el siglo XIX argentino: Los tehuelches en el Museo de La Plata.

Alejandro Cortazar (Louisiana State University) Los subalternos también piensan y se percatan de la libertad: Perico (1886) en los márgenes del porfiriato.

Brendan Lanctot (University of Puget Sound) (Des)articulaciones populares en el discurso conservador del Perú en la época del guano.


Panel 5 (Council Chamber)

Estrategias panorámicas de resistencia: identidades y negociaciones en

movimiento

Chair Osvaldo Sandoval (Michigan State University)


José Adrián Badillo Carlos (Michigan State University) Conflicto social y urbano por la transgresión de las barreras físicas, sociales y simbólicas en La zona (2007) del director Rodrigo Plá.

Osvaldo Sandoval (Michigan State University) El desplazamiento en su función de desarraigo y multiarraigo en Nuestra Señora de las Nubes (1998) y Canción de cuna para un anarquista (2002).

Claudia Berríos-Campos (Michigan State University) Taming the indigenous tongue: The experience of conquering the Quechua language in colonial grammars and dictionaries.

Joseph Lenti (Eastern Washington University) Land Reform Failure and Land Invasions in Mid-Twentieth Century Mexico.


Panel 6 (Thayer)

Indigeneity and Identity: Ethnographic Approaches

Chair Emily Masucci (University of Oregon)


Timothy Herrera (University of Oregon) The Commodification of woodcarvings in Valles Centrales Oaxaca.

Emily Masucci (University of Oregon) An Intergenerational Look at Indigenous Women’s Trajectories of Activism in Manaus, Brazil.



2:30-3:45pm


Panel 7 (Stamm West)

Bridging archives: Diálogos músico-literarios en Latinoamérica

Chair Freddy Vilches (Lewis & Clark College)


Suria Vázquez (University of Redlands) De Andrés Caicedo a Carlos Pardo Viña, una extensión de la contracultura en Colombia.

Tamara R. Williams (Pacific Lutheran University) Bridging the Archive: Music in Julian Herbert’s Re-Reading of Tira de Peregrinación.

María Julieta Cordero (University of British Columbia) ¡Cantar, perder canciones!

Enrique Chacón (Southern Oregon University) La música del movimiento alterado, puente roto entre México y los Estados Unidos.


Panel 8 (Council Chamber)

Roundtable: Dreamers, Sanctuary, ICE Detention and Deportation

Chair Elliott Young (Lewis & Clark College)


John Lear (University of Puget Sound)

Amanda Díaz (University of Puget Sound)

Rose Pytte (University of Puget Sound)

Lynn Stephens (University of Oregon)

Timothy Herrera (University of Oregon)

Elliott Young (Lewis & Clark College)


Panel 9 (Thayer)

Documental, política y poética: mirar más allá de los muros

Chair Cecilia Enjuto Rangel (University of Oregon)


Mariko Plescia (University of Oregon) Deep time, Documentary and a Decolonial Approach to Post-dictatorial Healing.

Yosa Vidal Collados (University of Oregon) Monstruos poéticos en Roxana Miranda Rupailaf y Gustavo Barrera Calderón.

Natalia Ruíz-Rubio (Eastern Washington University) El puente que cruza la luna: La experiencia infantil del exilio en dos documentales del Cono Sur.

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel (University of Oregon) El mapa poético y geopolítico de la memoria de Chile: Raúl Zurita y Patricio Guzmán en Botón de nácar.



3:45-4:15pm  Coffee Break (Stamm)




4:15-5:45pm  Keynote (Council Chamber)


Of Data Cultures and Data F(r)ictions: Training, Transformation, and Decentering Data Futures from Latin American Startup Ecologies


      ANITA SAY CHAN

Associate Research Professor of Communications in the Department of Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 2017-2018 faculty fellow at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and the 2017-2019 senior research fellow at the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.





6:00-7:00pm  Reception (Stamm East)






SATURDAY APRIL 7


8:15-9:00am Breakfast & Registration  (Stamm East)


9:15-10:45am


Panel 10 (Stamm West)

Pensamiento y literatura fronteriza

Chair Daniela Suárez (UC Davis)


Marcela Romero Rivera (Cornell University) El lugar que construye el lenguaje” dolores and the borders of female desire.

Juan Manuel Portillo (Hobart & William Smith Colleges) Un puente que no se le ve" o la traducción invisible de Anti-Humboldt, de Hugo García-Manríquez

Daniela Suárez (UC Davis) Estados Unidos en la conciencia de Leopoldo Zea, o cómo salvar la circunstancia.

Gabriela Buitrón Vera (University of Colorado) Discourses of The Past, The Allegorical Walls for Imagining a Futurity: Homosocial Spaces in Juan Villoro’s Materia dispuesta (1997).


Panel 11 (Council Chamber)

Spanish in contact: bridging sociolinguistic varieties

Chair Eva Nuñez (Portland State University)


Melissa Pineda (Portland State University) Sinaloa narcoculture: bridging language and society.

Jesse Nichols (Portland State University) The Louisiana's Isleño dialect: bridging two cultures together.

Lyndsie Compton (Portland State University) The linguistic landscape of Uruguay’s Northern border region.

Eva Nuñez (Portland State University) Spain and language education policies: bridging two languages.


Panel 12 (Thayer)

The presence and activism of Mexican Migrant Workers in CA and WA and their

Legacy

Chair Nydia Martínez (Eastern Washington University)


Jessica Silva (Eastern Washington University) Mexicans in Eastern and Central Washington, 1858-1930.

Elizabeth Shaw (Eastern Washington University) Corporations Are Not People: DiGiorgio Fruit Corporation Before and During Ernesto Galarza’s 30 Month Strike, 1942-1966.

Chelsea Price (Eastern Washington University) El Centro de la Raza: Cultivating Multicultural Curriculum in Washington State.



11:00am-12:30pm


Panel 13 (Stamm West)

Ficción y archivo en la narrativa peruana

            Chair Enrique Cortez  (Portland State University)


            Enrique Cortez (Portland State University) Oralidad, cuerpo afroperuano y archivo en Antonio Galvez Ronceros y Gregorio Martínez.

            José Eduardo Cornelio (Ursinus College) “Muy claro estoy viendo lo que pasó en Yanacocha en 1824”: Nación, narración y archivo en El jinete insomne de Manuel Scorza.

            Carlos Yushimito del Valle (UC Riverside) El archivo como crimen perfecto: Límites y excedentes de la representación de la violencia política en la conciencia del límite último de

Carlos Calderón Fajardo.


Panel 14 (Council Chamber)

Politics in Movement, from Colonial Mexico to the Borderlands

            Chair John Lear (University of Puget Sound)


            Teresita Lozano (University of Colorado) The Holy Coyote: Ghost Smuggling Corridos and the Undocumented Migrant Experience.

            Derek Burdette (University of Oregon) Mining the Miraculous: Silver, Statues of Christ, and the Politics of Patronage in Colonial Mexico.

            John Lear (University of Puget Sound) Diego Rivera’s Trotskyist Sojourn.


Panel 15 (Thayer)

Puentes artístico-literarios: arte, literatura y canción

            Chair Vanesa Arozamena Rodríguez (Lewis & Clark College)


            Manuel Gómez Navarro (Boise State University) Paisajes de tragedia: La complicada vuelta al pasado de Pinturas de guerra (2017).

            Gianluca Oluic (University of British Columbia) Impresiones de arte: Un puente artístico-literario para conectar del sur de Europa.

            Vanesa Arozamena Rodríguez (Lewis & Clark College) La identidad vasca en las tradiciones orales y la música: desde el bertsolaritza hasta el rock radical vasco.

            Roselia Ekhause (Portland State University) Najat El Hatchmi: Conspiradora en zona de contacto.



12:30-1:30pm Lunch (Fields Dining Room, Vouchers provided)



1:45-3:15pm


Film Screening (102 Miller Hall)


                        The Txoko Experience.
The Secret Culinary Space of the Basques (2017)
                        Q&A with scriptwriter Marcela T. Garcés (Siena College)
                        A 50-minute documentary that focuses on the unique spaces of txokos, or gastronomic
                        societies, where artisanal cuisine from the Basque Country is the main protagonist.

   

Panel 16 (Stamm West)

The Long 20th Century of the Radical Left in Latin America

            Chair Blair Woodard (University of Portland)


            Felix Beltrán (Eastern Washington University) Venezuela’s Economic Meltdown & Road to Recovery.

            Andrew Gómez (University of Puget Sound) Multiracial Democracy and Radical Reconstruction: The Cuban Independence Movement in South Florida, 1868-1885.

            Jennifer Schaefer (Washington State University, Vancouver) Migrating Militancy:Tracing the 1970s Armed Left from Argentina to Nicaragua (and Back Again).

            Blair Woodard (University of Portland) Defiance and Diplomacy: Cuban Protests and the U.S. Embassy in Havana, 1952-2017.



Panel 17 (Council Chamber)

Representación, jardines, y mitos: fronteras y lecturas

            Chair Harry Vélez-Quiñones (University of Puget Sound)


            María Carrión (Emory University) ‘Soy como órbita de agua.’ El jardín de los muros que se repiten en La Alhambra.

            Hugo García (Western Washington University) El orisha y el abismo: Changó frente a las fronteras biológicas.

            Harry Vélez-Quiñones (University of Puget Sound) Fronteras del amor, el deseo y la representación visual en El amor enamorado.



Panel 18 (Thayer)

Cultural Bridges, Theoretical Walls: Perspectives from Music and Sound Studies in

Latin America

            Chair Kaley Mason (Lewis and Clark College)


            Daniel Gough (Tulane University) Music at São Paulo’s SESC Cultural Centers.

            Lillian Wohl (UCLA) Hearing 18J Commemorations in Buenos Aires.

            Morgan James Luker (Reed College) Robert Lehmann-Nitsche’s Argentine Wax Cylinder Recordings (1905-1909) and the Materiality of the Latin American Aural Public Sphere.



3:30-5:00pm


Panel 19 (Stamm West)

Creative Expression and Political Intervention in the Americas

            Chair Parker Shaw (Eastern Washington University)


            Adrienne Alton-Gust (University of Chicago) Todos me miran”: Drag Performance in Undocumented LGBTQ Migrant Spaces.

            Javier Velasco (University of Oregon) Creativas intervenciones espaciales: sociedad y espacios de representación en la Bolivia crítica  de Evo Morales.

            Alberto McKelligan Hernández (Portland State University) I Neither Celebrate Nor Commemorate Wars: Feminist Artistic Responses to the War on Drugs in Contemporary Mexico.

            Parker Shaw (Eastern Washington University) The Chilean Boy Scout Uniform: Marshalling and Resisting Cultural Militarism in the Early 20th Century.



Panel 20 (Council Chamber)

Developing Bridges

            Chair Patricia Varas (Willamette University)


            Ana Montero, Patricia Varas, & Michael Woods (Willamette University) Creating a Spanish Composition & Discussion Course for Heritage Speakers at Willamette University


            Patricia Giménez Eguíbar & Jaime Marroquin (Western Oregon University) Creating Spanish courses for Bilingual Teachers Program at Western Oregon University


Panel 21 (Thayer)

Los que (se) quedan: perspectivas del otro lado de la migración

            Chair Pepa Lago (University of Puget Sound)


            Claudia Montoya (Midwestern State University) Inmigración China en Latinoamérica: el caso Cuba.

            Mayela Vallejos (Colorado Mesa University) Fronteras de cristal: espejos y espejismos en la migración infantil.

            Pepa Lago (University of Puget Sound) Cadáveres incógnitos: Migrantes invisibles entre la migra y la morgue.



5:15 to 6 pm


                    Business Meeting / Pleno de LALISA (Council Chamber)  





2018 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Anita Say Chan

"Of Data Cultures and Data F(r)ictions: Training, Transformation, and Decentering Data Futures from Latin American Startup Ecologies"

Anita Say Chan is an Associate Research Professor of Communications in the Department of Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research and teaching interests include globalization and digital cultures, innovation networks and the “periphery”, science and technology studies in Latin America and hybrid pedagogies in building digital literacies. She received her Ph.D. in 2008 from the MIT Doctoral Program in History; Anthropology; and Science, Technology, and Society. Her first book the competing imaginaries of global connection and information technologies in network-age Peru, Networking Peripheries: Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism was released by MIT Press in 2014. Her research has been awarded support from the Center for the Study of Law & Culture at Columbia University’s School of Law and the National Science Foundation, and she has held postdoctoral fellowships at The CUNY Graduate Center’s Committee on Globalization & Social Change, and at Stanford University’s Introduction to Humanities Program. She is the 2017-2018 faculty fellow at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and the 2017-2019 senior research fellow at the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


FUTURE CONFERENCES

2019, IV LALISA Conference, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

PAST CONFERENCES

2016, I LALISA Conference, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

2017, II LALISA Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon