Amerindian Modes of Knowledge

In the World and About the World: Amerindian” Modes of Knowledge 

November 28th and 29th, 2005

10.00 - 11.00

Why Gender Relations are Blood Relations 

Luisa Elvira Belaunde Instituto de Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

11.00 - 12.00

Joanna Overing, University of St. Andrews

13.00 - 14.00

Instrumental Speeches, Morality and Sociality among Muinane People (Colombian Amazon) 

Carlos D. Londoño Sulkin, University of Regina, Canada

14.00 - 15.00

From One to Metaphor: Towards an Understanding of Pa’ikwené (Palikur) Mathematics 

Alan Passes, Novelist, Film Writer, and Anthropologist United Kingdom

15.00 - 16.00

The Effectiveness of Symbols” Revisited: Ayoreo Curing Songs 

John Renshaw, Consultant, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo United Kingdom Tuesday 29th November

09.00 - 10.00 

Bororo Funerals: Images of the Refacement of the World 

Sylvia Caiuby Novaes, University Of San Paulo, Brazil

10.00 - 11.00

Sensual Shadows, Insensitive Bodies: Yanesha Non-Corporeal Modes of Sensing and Knowing 

Fernando Santos-Granero, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Panamá

11.00 - 12.00

Pakara – The Basket of Knowledge 

George Mentore, University of Virginia

13.00 - 14.00

You Shall Have the Poor with You Always” (Matt. 26:11) Images of Suffering and Charity With-in Juazeiro do Norte: Utopia and Sociality 

Roberta Bivar C. Campos, University of Pernambuco-Brazil

14.00 - 15.00

Peter Gow, University of St. Andrews

15.00 - 16.00

The Seduction of the Enemy: A Strategy for Producing Persons and Artifacts among the Cashinahua 

Els Lagrou, Department of Anthropology and Graduate Program of Sociology and Anthropology, UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), Brazil.


Closing Remarks 

Dell Hymes, University of Virginia