Scholarly Works - Centre of Latin-American Studies
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Playing in public: Domestic politics and prosthetic memory in Paula Markovich’s El premio/The Prize (2011) (Intellect, 2017-03-01)Released in 2011, Paula Markovitch’s semi-autobiographical film revolves around the life of 7-year-old Cecilia and her tense negotiation of the ‘adult’ world of public militancy in 1970s Argentina. The film destabilizes ...
(Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2013)This article examines the performative role of waynu, a widespread song-genre in the Andes, in creating an “intersubjective community” among participants. The data-corpus comprises extracts from interviews which I conducted ...
Review of Canessa, Andrew (2012) "Intimate Indigeneities: Race, Sex, and History in the Small Spaces of Andean Life". Durham & London: Duke University Press (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2014)This book is a masterful synthesis of 20 years’ ethnographic fieldwork in one Bolivian community, the Aymara-speaking Andean settlement of Wila Kjarka. Over this period, the author, a renowned Andean anthropologist, has ...