Monsters: Stirling Latin American and Caribbean Research Group Workshop

Posted by Glennis Byron on October 14, 2010 in News tagged with ,


One Day Workshop

University of Stirling

School of Languages, Cultures and Religions

The Stirling Latin American and Caribbean Research Group

Friday 29 October 2010

Contact details:

Dr Nasheli Jiménez del Val                           Dr Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar

Spanish and Latin American Studies
School of Languages, Cultures and Religions
University of Stirling
GB-Stirling FK9 4LA
Scotland, UK
Tel: + 44 (0) 1786 467530/1
Fax: + 44 (0) 1786 466088


10.30 Welcome
Brief introduction to the theme

with coffee/tea

11.00 Jarjachas en el campo: Shape-Changers, Fear and Historical Continuity in Andean Coastal communities Andrew Redden (School of Languages, Literatures and Performing Arts, Queen’s University Belfast)
11.20 Anchanchus, flying heads and fat-suckers: Dangerous encounters in the Andes Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar (SLCR, University of Stirling)
11.40 Discussion
12.10 Lunch
13.10 Zombies, Vodou and things that go ‘Other’ in the night Chloe Erdmann (SLCR, University of Stirling)
13.30 La Llorona in Rigoberto Castañeda’s Kilómetro 31 Glennis Byron (Department of English Studies, University of Stirling)
13.50 Discussion
14.20 From Paisano to Diablo: Understanding Ashaninka Participation in the Peruvian Internal War Juan Pablo Sarmiento (Department of Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews)
14.40 The narcotraficante as “bestia” in Mexican government discourse


Trevor R. Stack (Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Aberdeen)
15.00 Mexican electoral spots and the monstrification of politics Nasheli Jiménez del Val (SLCR, University of Stirling)
15.30 Discussion
16.00 Coffee/Tea and guacamole, with roundtable discussion
16.45 END

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