Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Waskar T Ari-Charchaki Lecture - "Subaltern Strategies to Speak Out"

October 26th, 2009
7:30 P.M.

Location
Loyola University
Mercy Hall, Room 313

Subaltern Strategies to Speak Out: Andres Jach‘€™aqulla in Times of Assimilation in Bolivia 1942-1977

Waskar T Ari-Charchaki,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Waskar T. Ari is a Bolivian from the Ayamara indigenous people. He received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University and is Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He received his BA in Sociology from the Universidad de San Andres in La Paz, Bolivia, and also studied an MA in Political Science. He has published several articles and books in Bolivia, including Historia de una Esperanza (1994), a book on economic change and the making of new traditions. He co-authored Tata Fermin (1996), a book on the Indian leader Fermin Vallejos and indigenous movements in the southern part of Cochabamba.

Most recent works:
  • Internal Colonialism and Alternative Public Spheres: Autonomy, Race and Gender in Bolivia‘€™s AMP Indigenous Activists,1921-1964
  • Subaltern Intellectuals: Differences on Nation and Nationalism in Bolivia, Chile and Peru, 1952-1994
  • ‘€œNine Stars‘€ Nationalism: Class, Race and Sexuality in Bolivia‘€™s Santa Cruz 1999-2007.

He has also published a number of articles and lectured to international audiences on subjects of International Relations, Indigenous Peoples, and Global Society. Professor Waskar Ari is also a distinguished expert and vocal advocate of intellectual freedom.

This event is sponsored through generosity from:
Biever Guest Lecture Series,
College of Humanities and Natural Sciences,
Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

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