Mexican-Danish Graduate Student Seminar on Mesoamerica – University of Copenhagen

Mexican-Danish Graduate Student Seminar on Mesoamerica

The seminar is organized by American Indian Languages and Cultures Studies at Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Program:

9:15- 9:30

Welcome address
Jesper Nielsen (American Indian Languages and Cultures Studies, University of Copenhagen (UCPH))

9:30-10:00

Marius Skovbo Andersen (UCPH)
Indigenous Revitalization in Brazil, the Amazon and the Northeast Compared.

10:00-10:30

Adrián Alfredo Flores Ezeta (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM))
The Muxes of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Research on Identity and Original Speech.

10:30-11:00

Falon Amalia Grajeda Garcia (UCPH)
Myths of Snakes and Sirens. Analyzing an Otomí Myth from San Jerónimo de Acazulco (State of Mexico, Mexico).

11:00-12:00

Marisela García (UNAM)
Preserving Our Identity: An indigenous Community Organization in San Mateo Xalpa (Mexico, D.F., Mexico).

12:00 13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:00

Florencia Becerra Hernández (UNAM)
Temazcal and Offerings in Documents from Central Mexico and the Northern Range of Puebla.

14:00-14:30

Wendy Aguilar (UNAM)
Weaver-Goddesses of the Mexica: Toci-Tlazolteotl and Xochiquetzal.

14:30-15:00

Kasper Wrem Anderson (UCPH)
A Discussion of the Identification of Deities in the Pantheon and Cosmology of Teotihuacan, Mexico.

15:00-15:30

Luz María Tena Colunga (UNAM)
The Doctrina Christiana Egerton MS 2898s Questionnaire of Evangelization: A 18th Century Pictographic Catechism

15:30-16:00

Coffee

16:00 16:30

C. Lucero Pacheco Ávila (UNAM)
Beyond Nebrija: Grammatical Traditions in Arte de la Lengua Mexicana by Agustín de Vetancurt and the Arte de el idioma mexicano by Manuel Pérez.

16:30-17:00

Rosa-MariaWorm Danbo (UCPH)
A Study of Major Sound Changes in the Greater Cholan-Tzeltalan Branch of the Mayan Language Family and Their Applications to Maya Epigraphy.

 

For further information, please contact Jesper Nielsen jnielsen@hum.ku.dk.