Thursday Schedule

10am - 11am PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Miłosz Giersz — Being a Coolie in Republican Peru: The Curious Case of the Solitary Burial of a Chinese Laborer from Castillo de Huarmey Archaeological Site, North Coast of Peru This presentation includes images of human remains
  • Randall Haas — Wilamaya Patjxa and Female Hunters of the Early Americas This presentation includes images of human remains
  • Clarisa Otero — El Rol de la Mujer Inca en una Provincia del Collasuyu
  • Emily A. Schach — The Gendered Elderly at Chiribaya Alta: An Intersectional Approach Combining Mortuary Analysis and Age-at-Death Estimation Using Transition Analysis

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12pm - 1pm PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • David D. Earle — O del Inga o del Mandinga: Afroperuvians and the Population History of the Acarí and Yauca Valleys, Peru in the Colonial Era
  • Leo J. Garofalo — Blacks in the Inka's City: Residence, Work, and Escape in Cuzco, 1531-1690
  • Damian A. Gonzales Escudero — The Invention of an Inter-ethnic Landscape in the Early Colonial Peru (1560-1570)
  • Jeremy Mikecz — Shadowy Figures and Ghost Landscapes: Visualizing the Contributions of Indigenous and African Actors to the Spanish Invasion (1532 - 1537)

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2pm - 3pm PST
Berkeley, California
Round Table

Four publishing professionals and three student moderators discuss strategies, practicalities, politics, and cultural differences in publishing in Latin America and the USA.

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4pm - 5:30pm PST
Berkeley, California

A Zoom meeting link will be emailed to voting members. If you don't have a Zoom account, you will be required to establish a free one. Please allow a few minutes for this.

Reports from the IAS officers and directors, this year including initiatives such as the Working Group on Ethical Conduct in Andean Studies, the Blue Ribbon Commission on Engaging Africans and their Descendants in Andean Studies, and the new Student and Emerging Scholar and Social Media Coordinators.

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Discuss future directions.

Friday Schedule

10am - 11am PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Kevin Lane — Sound and Fury: Dancing Platforms, Holy Mountains and Encroaching Empire in the Upper Ica Drainage, AD 1000-1615
  • Ruddy Perea Chávez — Investigaciones Arqueológicas Desde el Nevado Huarancante Hasta el Nevado Coropuna This presentation includes images of human remains
  • Moisés Tufinio — Huaca del Sol, Valle de Moche, Perú: Un Caso de Monumentalización de una Residencia de Elite Mochica This presentation includes images of human remains
  • Anthony Villar Quintana — Shoymal: Un Sitio del Periodo Formativo en la Cuenca Media del Utcubamba, Amazonas

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12pm - 1pm PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Daniel Contreras — Assembling the Archive: Integrating Legacy Data to Examine the Longue Durée in the Chicama Valley, Peru
  • Julián Salazar — Learning to be Domestic? The Earliest Houses in the Eastern Slopes of the South-central Andes (Anfama, Argentina)
  • Michelle Young — What’s Yours is Mine(d): Early Strategies of Verticality in the South-Central Peruvian Highlands
  • Verónica Zuccarelli Freire — Agricultural Landscapes in Eastern Northwest Argentina: The Anthropized Forests and Grasslands at the Sierra El Alto Ancasti During the First Millennium A.D.

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2pm - 3pm PST
Berkeley, California
Poster Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Caleb Chen — Projectile Point Enlargement in the High Andean Archaic: An Experimental Atlatl Study
  • Elizabeth K. Cruzado Carranza — Past and Current Cultural Heritage Practices in Rural Peru: Lessons from Nivín, Casma
  • Alex Garcia-Putnam — Modeling the Spread of Smallpox During Spanish Conquest in the Coast and Highlands of Colonial Peru
  • Tessa Grogan — Investigating Trade and Early Camelid Herding through Stable Isotope Analysis of Pre-Hispanic Textiles from the Atacama Desert, Chile
  • Ibis Mery — Ecologías Políticas en las Haciendas Coloniales de los Andes Septentrionales del Ecuador desde una Visión Zooarqueológica
  • John Thomas III — The Politics of Black Inclusion in Peru and Ecuador

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4pm - 5:30pm PST
Berkeley, California
Round Table

Seven scholars discuss Afro-Andean research, both research findings and the process and setting of research today.

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Saturday Schedule

10am - 11am PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Shelley Burian — From Capacocha to Revolutionary: The Identification and Cultural Significance of a Colonial Aymara Women’s Mantle Style (Three-Part Isallu)
  • Louise Deglin — Imperial Production at the Border: A Study of Wari Decorated Ceramics at Cerro Baúl
  • Muriel Paulinyi — Estudio Iconográfico de Tubos de Hueso Excavados en San Pedro de Atacama (Chile): Nuevos Atributos de Taruca o Ciervo Andino para El Sacrificador Tiawanaku
  • Elena Phipps — Viscacha in Andean Textile Traditions: Culture, Use and Identification

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12pm - 1pm PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Kristel Aranda Schoster — A Human Offering to the Early Adobe Monumental Building of Los Morteros, Northern Peru This presentation includes images of human remains
  • Corrie Hyland — Highlander on the Coast: Multi-tissue Stable Isotope Analysis of a Late Middle Horizon Ritual Killing Event, Virú Valley, Peru This presentation includes images of human remains
  • Andrew Nelson — Mummies as Microcosms: The Bioarcheological Assessment of Funerary Bundles from Outside of the Sanctuary of Pachacamac, Peru (1100 AD-1470 AD) This presentation includes images of human remains
  • Gabriel Prieto — Pampa la Cruz: New Evidence of Child and Camelid Sacrifice during the Late Intermediate Period and Late Horizon on the North Coast of Peru This presentation includes images of human remains

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2pm - 3pm PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Julia E. Earle — Building Power: On the Organization of Construction Technologies in the Sacred Valley, Peru (ca. 1000 – 1400 CE)
  • Katherine M. McAllen — Local Devotions in the Sacred Valley: Native Identities and Community Patronage in the Painting Program of San Martin in Huarocondo
  • Michael Schreffler — Words and Things in the Andes, c. 1533
  • Cecilia Josefina Vásquez — Puruwá, Inka, and Spanish toponyms in Colta Lake Valley (Chimborazo, Ecuador)

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4pm - 5:30-pm PST
Berkeley, California
Keynote Talk
Participating authors:
  • Rachel Sarah O'Toole — Keynote Talk: Erasures, Revisions, and Histories in Andean Studies

Rachel Sarah O'Toole, University of California, Irvine

Rachel Sarah O’Toole is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of California, Irvine where she teaches classes on colonial Latin America, the African Diaspora, and sex and gender. Her monograph, Bound Lives: Africans, Indians, and the Making of Race in Colonial Peru received the 2013 Latin American Studies Association Peru Section Flora Tristán book prize. With Sherwin Bryant and Ben Vinson III, she co-edited Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora (2012) and with Ivonne del Valle and Anna More, she co-edited Iberian Empires and the Roots of Globalization (2019). She has published articles on the construction of whiteness, masculinity within slavery, African Diaspora identities, indigenous politics, and gender influences on racial constructions, and currently is completing her second monograph regarding the meanings of freedom in colonial Peru.

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Sunday Schedule

10am - 11am PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Lisl Schoepflin — Making Inca History: Alcalde Mayor y Gobernador Don Luis Chalco Yupangui and the Early Modern Andean Chronicle Compiled by Martín de Murúa
  • Erika Valdivieso — Dissecting the Authenticity of Exsul Immeritus

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12pm - 1pm PST
Berkeley, California
Presenter Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Cristian Baez Lazcano — A Descolonizar la Cruz: Haciendo Visible la Participación de Afrodescendientes en un Ritual Andino
  • Daniela Balanzategui — Archaeology of Cimarronaje in the Andes of Ecuador: Revisiting the Garden of Memory Martina Carrillo
  • Claire Maass — Race, Representation, and the Struggle for Recognition: Collaborative Bioarchaeology and Afro-Peruvian Pasts in Central Peru This presentation includes images of human remains

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2pm - 3pm PST
Berkeley, California
Poster Discussion
Participating authors:
  • Caleb Chen — Projectile Point Enlargement in the High Andean Archaic: An Experimental Atlatl Study
  • Elizabeth K. Cruzado Carranza — Past and Current Cultural Heritage Practices in Rural Peru: Lessons from Nivín, Casma
  • Alex Garcia-Putnam — Modeling the Spread of Smallpox During Spanish Conquest in the Coast and Highlands of Colonial Peru
  • Tessa Grogan — Investigating Trade and Early Camelid Herding through Stable Isotope Analysis of Pre-Hispanic Textiles from the Atacama Desert, Chile
  • Ibis Mery — Ecologías Políticas en las Haciendas Coloniales de los Andes Septentrionales del Ecuador desde una Visión Zooarqueológica
  • John Thomas III — The Politics of Black Inclusion in Peru and Ecuador

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