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The Quechua Expressive Art: Creativity, Analysis and Performance
Santa Cruz, CA, September 1997

THE QUECHUA EXPRESSIVE ART: CREATIVITY, ANALYSIS, AND PERFORMANCE University of California, Santa Cruz September 4-6, 1997
Some of the world's leading scholars in Andean Quechua studies will convene at the University of California, Santa Cruz, September 4-6 for the conference, THE QUECHUA EXPRESSIVE ART: CREATIVITY, ANALYSIS, AND PERFORMANCE. The conference features lectures, symposia, and performances. All events take place in the campus's Music Center, Room 131, and are free and open to the public. The Quechua, who inhabit the Andean regions of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and northwest Argentina, are the largest Native American culture in the Western Hemisphere, with an estimated population of between 10 and 13 million people. The UCSC conference will look at historical and contemporary Quechua musical and verbal artistic forms in song, dance, poetry, narrative, folktale, myth, and riddle from both scholarly and performance perspectives. The performances, panel sessions, and round-table discussions feature 25 eminent scholars from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, the Netherlands, Peru, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. These experts will offer scholarly and performance- oriented presentations on Quechua folkloristics, ethnomusicology and musical performance, anthropology, linguistics, literature, ethnohistory, and cultural studies. The conference is being organized by John Schechter, UCSC associate professor of music, and Guillermo Delgado, UCSC lecturer in Latin American and Latino Studies. Delgado is a member of The Indigenous Research Center of the Americas, IRCA, housed at UC Davis, a university- wide program studying indigenous issues from transnational perspectives. Schechter is founder and director of UCSC's Latin American Ensembles, now in their eleventh year, performance groups focusing on Quechua- and Spanish-language traditional musics of South America. Both scholars have published widely on Quechua cultural expressions, in the areas of exegesis, translation, ethnomusicology, cultural and linguistic anthropology, historical linguistics, and cultural studies. The Quechua Expressive Art is supported by a Conference Award from the UC Humanities Research Institute, by the UCSC Divisions of Arts and Social Sciences and Department of Music, and by the Chicano/Latino Research Center (CLRC). For more information, call +1-(408) 459-2019, or +1-(408) 459-3449.
John M. Schechter Associate Professor, Dept. of Music University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California 95064 U.S.A. e-mail: Tel: +1-408-459-2019 FAX: +1-408-459-3535 WWW:
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THE QUECHUA EXPRESSIVE ART: Creativity, Analysis, and Performance An International Symposium September 4-5-6, 1997 Organization/Coordination: John Schechter and Guillermo Delgado Departments of Music, and Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz Music Center, University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California, U.S.A. Co-Sponsored by the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the UCSC Divisions of the Arts and Social Sciences and Department of Music, and the UCSC Chicano/Latino Research Center (CLRC) PROGRAM as of August 11, 1997 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4: ñAWPAQKAQ P'UNCHAY 8:00 a.m. BREAKFAST, MUSIC CENTER Bienvenida/Welcome: Procedures for Lodging, Eating, and Reimbursements. Introduction of all participants. *Morning: PAQARINA Panel Session: QUECHUA EXPRESSIVE ARTS IN HISTORICAL DIMENSION Papers: 9:30 Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar Sänz, Universität Bonn, Germany: "Re-creando un discurso andino en la época colonial: El manuscrito de Huarochirí" 10:15 Abdón Yaranga Valderrama, Université de Paris, France: "Antiq, o la danza de las tijeras" 11:00 R. Tom Zuidema, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois, U.S.A.: "The Wari songs of the Noble Initiands in Cuzco and their Possible Content" 12:00 p.m. LUNCH at MUSIC CENTER *Afternoon: CH'ISI Panel Session: QUECHUA ORAL LITERATURE #1: Song Text, Riddle, Carnival Papers: 2:00 Willem Adelaar, Dept. of Comparative Linguistics, Leiden University, The Netherlands: "Linguistic Peculiarities of Quechua Song Texts" 2:45 Maurizio Gnerre, Independent Scholar, São Paulo, Brazil: "Riddles: A Neglected Quechua Verbal Genre" 3:30 Francisco Tandioy Jansasoy, Dept. of Languages, Universidad de Nariño, Pasto, Colombia: "Los Carnavales Inga y Kamentsa del Valle de Sibundoy, Colombia" * 4:30 Pre-Dinner: Roundtable #1: "TEACHING QUECHUA VERBAL ART IN THE UNIVERSITY: POLITICAL, LINGUISTIC, AND CURRICULAR OUTCOMES". Discussants: Guillermo Delgado, Dept. of Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A. Donald F. Solá, Dept. of Linguistics, Cornell University, U.S.A. Remigio Cáceres, Universidad Católica, Sede en Ibarra, Ecuador Carmen Chuquín, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin/Madison, U.S.A. 6:15 p.m. DINNER, Porter College *Evening: INTI YAYKUNTA Panel Session: QUECHUA ORAL LITERATURE #2: Contemporary Narrative Papers: 7:30 Michael J. Thomas, Dept. of Anthropology, Cornell University, U.S.A.: "Re-reading a Twice-told Tale in Quechua: Translation, Heterogeneity, and the Problem of Community in an Anthropological Icon" 8:15 Enrique Andrade Albuja and John M. Schechter; Independent Scholar, Cotacachi, Ecuador, and Dept. of Music, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A.: "'Kunan punlla rimagrinchi....': Wit and Didactics in the Quichua Rhetorical Style of Señor Enrique Andrade Albuja, Husbandman-Ethnographer of Cotacachi, Imbabura" FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5: ISKAYKAQ P'UNCHAY 8:00 a.m. BREAKFAST, MUSIC CENTER 9:00 a.m. Official Welcome / Bienvenida Oficial, from Professor Edward Houghton, Dean, Division of the Arts *Morning: PAQARINA Panel Session: quechua vocal genres: regional types Papers: 9:15 Pieter Muysken, Dept. of Linguistics, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands: "Bilingual Language Use in the Waynos of Peru" 10:00 Billie Jean Isbell, Dept. of Anthropology, Cornell University, U.S.A.: "Validating Experience in Song and Selling Protest Art as Cultural Commodities: Protest Arts from Ayacucho, Peru" *Morning/Late Afternoon: Panel Session: COMPOSITION AND DISSEMINATION OF QUECHUA SONG: THE LOCAL AND THE INTERNATIONAL Papers: 11:00 Michelle Bigenho, Dept. of Anthropology, Cornell University, U.S.A.: "Local Songs and Translocal Places from Toropalca and Yura" 11:45 John Hudelson, Independent Scholar, Middlehope, New York, U.S.A.: "Changes in Musical Instruments of the Upper Amazon Valley Resulting from Andean Contact" CHAWPI P'UNCHAYNINTA *12:30 Pick up BOX LUNCHES and take to AFTERNOON EXCURSION: BIG BASIN REDWOODS STATE PARK CH'ISI 4:15 Barry Lyons, Dept. of Anthropology, University of the South, U.S.A.: "'Taita Chimborazo, Mama Tungurahua': The Creation and Performance of a Quichua Song" 5:00 Julio Noriega [Peru], Dept. of Foreign Languages, Indiana University South Bend, U.S.A.: "La poética del destierro en los cantos de viajeros y migrantes quechuas" 6:00 p.m. DINNER, Porter College * 8:00 Evening INTI YAYKUNTA: Roundtable #2: "HYBRIDIZATION OF QUECHUA ARTISTIC FORMS". Open forum. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6: KINSAKAQ P'UNCHAY 8:00 a.m. BREAKFAST, MUSIC CENTER *Morning: PAQARINA Panel Session: music, text, and gender in quechua expression Papers: 9:00 Regina Harrison, Comparative Literature Program, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.: "Bodies and Boundaries: From Phenotypes to Flirtations in Quechua Expression" 9:45 Linda J. Seligmann, Dept. of Anthropology, George Mason University, U.S.A.: "The Art of Expressive Exchange: The Mediation of Quechua Identity in the Marketplace" 10:30 Denise Y. Arnold, Independent Scholar, La Paz, Bolivia: "Midwife Singers: Llama-human Obstetrics in Some Songs to the Animals by Andean Women" 11:15 p.m. LUNCH at MUSIC CENTER CH'ISI *Early Afternoon: Panel Session: quechua expressive arts in ritual praxis Papers: 12:30 Juan de Dios Yapita and Denise Y. Arnold, Independent Scholars, La Paz, Bolivia: "K'ank'isiña: trenzarse entre la lírica y la música de las canciones de boda de Qaqachaka, Bolivia" 1:15 Henry Stobart, Cambridge University, United Kingdom: "Music, Mice, and Mortality in an Andean Hamlet (ayllu Macha, Northern Potosí, Bolivia)" 2:00 Joseph Bastien, Dept. of Sociology/Anthropology, Univ. of Texas/Arlington, U.S.A.: "Entrada folklórica: Festival of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary of Urqupiña" *Late Afternoon: Panel Session: PRESERVING THE QUECHUA language, BUILDING QUECHUA VALUES, AND UNDERSTANDING THE QUECHUA FOLK SOCIOLOGY Papers: 3:00 Carmen Chuquín, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin/Madison, U.S.A.: "Runa Shimi Writing Skills in Bilingual Education Schools" 3:45 Cristóbal Quishpe Lema, Dirección Nacional de Educación Intercultural Bilingüe, Rep. del Ecuador: "El Cuento y la Poesía en el Mundo Quichua del Ecuador: Valores Simbólicos" 4:30 Bruce Mannheim, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Michigan, U.S.A.: "The Subaltern Imaginary" 5:30 CONFERENCE BARBEQUE DINNER, Stevenson College Picnic Area 8:00 Evening: INTI YAYKUNTA Performances of Andean Music and Verbal Art: TAKIKUNAWAN RIMAYKUNAWAN Selected Performers/Ensembles: Chaskinakuy, Taki ñan, and Patricio Cuji Guallinga