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Female figurine found in Veracruz

In the last few days, there have been reports of a female figurine found in a Veracruz field.  Stylistically it seems to be between Huastecan and Mexica. You may ignore the Star Wars reference in the Live Science post.

https://www.livescience.com/statue-woman-headdress-mexico.html

 

Additional images from INAH can be found here:

https://www.inah.gob.mx/images/boletines/2021_004/demo/#img/foto1.jpg

 

CFP: Northeastern Nahuatl Conference May 2021

The Northeastern Group of Nahuatl Scholars 2021 meeting will be held virtually from May 6-8.  Scholars interested in presenting may now send in their proposals, with a 250-word abstract.  Successful proposals will be notified by March 1.  After that proposals will be accepted on a space-available basis. The format of the conference will be a zoom meeting from 11 AM EDT – 5 PM EDT on each of the three days.  These times are five hours behind GMT.

 

Interview with R. Joe Campbell

From:  Magnus Pharao Hansen, University of Copenhagen

In 2018 I had an interview with Joe that we did after the Friends of Uto-Aztecan meetings in Guadalajara, and which I just published on my blog. It talks about his long career in Nahuatl, and his ongoing Molina project. 


Here is the link:
https://nahuatlstudies.blogspot.com/2020/05/nahuatl-scholar-interview-r-joe-campbell.html?

 

IDIEZ Virtual Winter Nahuatl Language Course

nstituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnológica de Zacatecas (IDIEZ)

VIII Winter Intensive Modern Nahuatl Language Course (Virtual)

December 28, 2020 to January 8, 2021

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Levels

5 hours per day of virtual classes, tutoring and conversation practice

Tuesdays and Thursdays: conversations on Nahua practices and customs of Chicontepec

V Colloquium of Nahua Language and Culture Studies

Cost: MN$2000 for Mexican residents; US$380 for residents of other countries

Call for Papers - Entremons Journal of World History

Dear tlamachtiltin,

From the editorial board of Entremons: UPF Journal of World History we invite you to send us an original text for its possible inclusion in the next issue of our journal. Entremons: UPF Journal of World History is an annual publication sponsored by the University Pompeu Fabra and accepts both academic articles and recently published books' reviews about World History.

Nahuatl Fundraising Concert

From John Sullivan:

Nahuatl Fundraising Concert

Support Nahuatl Communities in the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

The Nahua singer and songwriter, Crispín Martínez Rosas, will offer a virtual concert on December 12 at 8pm Central Time. 

Proceeds will be used to distribute informational audios and posters on COVID-19, prepared in several variants of Nahuatl, as well as face masks and food pantry items, in indigenous communities in Chicontepec, Veracruz, Huejutla, Hidalgo, Atliaca, Guerrero, and Sierra Norte de Puebla. 

Tickets are US$15

Szoblik on Tlacahuepan

Great article just published on Tlacahuepan:

Szoblik, Katarzyna. Traces of the Aztec Cultural Memory Registered in the Sixteenth-Century Songs and Chronicles: the case of Tlacahuepan. The Americas 77:4 (Oct. 2020) Pp. 513-37. (Open Access)

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