Upcoming Nahua Symposium--the best for a long while

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From: Jerry Offner <ixtlil@earthlink.net>

[The program organizers have provided a much more attractive brochure, the text of which I have extracted here due to list limitations].

The program can be found here:  http://encounters.al.uw.edu.pl/eng/first-european-nahuatl-conference---program 

First European Nahuatl Conference in Memory of James Lockhart

Center for Research and Practice in Cultural Continuity

Faculty of ”Artes Liberales”,

Dobra 72

University of Warsaw, Poland

Friday, November 17, 8:45-18:00

8:45 Inauguration

9:00-10:00 Keynote: John F. Schwaller. The Toxcatl and Panquetzaliztli figurines

Chair: Justyna Olko

10:00-10:15 Coffee break

Room 1 10:15-12:45 Chair: Michel Launey

Michal Kuzmicki. Allomorphy in Classical Nahuatl: the distribution of the absolutive suffix -tl

Magnus Pharao Hansen. Nahuatl dialect diversification through contact with Spanish

Robert Borges. Methodological approaches to the study of five centuries of language change in

Nahuatl

John Sullivan. Morphological strategies for incorporating loanwords in the Nahuatl of Chicontepec, Veracruz

Elwira Sobkowiak. Lessons to learn from analysis of texts in Nahuatl written by secondary school

Students

Room 9 10:15-12:45 Chair: Agnieszka Brylak

Peter Sorrensen. “Huexotzincayotl “ - the quality of being Huexotzincan

Tara Malanga. “Maca xicnotlamati noyollo” - Don’t fool my heart - voices of anger and anguish in the ycnocuicatl

Celso Mendoza. "The words, the breath of the altepetl" - Spanish and Nahua views of

Huehuetlatolli, "the ancient speech" in Anales de Juan Bautista

Caroline Egan. Other oralities: eating and weeping in colonial Nahuatl poetry

Osiris Sinuhe González Romero. Mexico-Tenochtitlan in precolonial Nahuatl songs

12:45-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-15:00 Keynote: Michel Launey. Homenaje a la lengua nahuatl

Chair: Magnus Pharao Hansen

15:00-15:15 Coffee break

Room 9 15:15-16:45 Chair: John Sullivan

Gabriel Kenrick Krüell. Vida y muerte en el mundo náhuatl: una reflexión en torno a las transformaciones ontológicas entre hombres y dioses en los textos nahuas recopilados por fray Bernardino de Sahagún

Katarzyna Granicka. Christianizing the Nahua Otherworld - terms for heaven and hell in the 1548 Doctrina Christiana

Eduardo de la Cruz. Miccailhuitl: ce tlaneltoquilli tlen naman

Room 1 15:15-16:45 Chair: Robert Borges

Anastasia Kalyuta. Personal name as a social sign in Nahua prehispanic society

Allison Caplan & Jeff Pynes. Queniuhcatic: Nahuatl color naming as an improvisational system

Abelardo de la Cruz & Martha Mendoza. Ecological morphemes in Nahuatl and P’urhepecha: when the landscape becomes grammar

16:45-17:15 Coffee break

Room 9 17:00-18:00 Chair: John F. Schwaller

David Tavárez. Nahua humanism, dissent, and indigenous publics in sixteenth-century New Spain

Mark Lentz & Josh Beatty. Redefining “nahuatlahto” - Nahua and non-Nahua translators in Colonial Mesoamerica and beyonds

Justyna Olko. Five centuries of Nahua-Spanish contact. Refining the understanding of stages of culture change

Agnieszka Brylak & Julia Madajczak. Loans in Nahuatl: colonial vs. modern evidence

Albert Davletshin. Nahuatl hieroglyphic script in the middle years: contact phenomena in texts of the early colonial period

Szymon Gruda. Understanding the new through the old - parallels between Nahua and European cultural phenomena in the Ayer Vocabulario trilingüe

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

Room 9 13:30-15:00 Chair: Camilla Townsend

Antje Gunsenheimer. Malintzin’s sisters and brothers: slavery in Aztec society

Roger Magazine. Decolonizing anthropological approaches to Nahuatl social life through attention to local knowledge

Benjamin Johnson. Fifty years of local finance in the altepetl of Chiautla ca. 1630-1680

Saturday, November 18, 9:00-17:30

9:00-10:00 Keynote: Camilla Townsend. The altepetl under the microscope. Or, how women's history changes Nahua history

Chair: David Tavárez

10:00-10:30 Coffee break

Justyna Olko. Five centuries of Nahua-Spanish contact. Refining the understanding of stages of culture change

Agnieszka Brylak & Julia Madajczak. Loans in Nahuatl: colonial vs. modern evidence

Albert Davletshin. Nahuatl hieroglyphic script in the middle years: contact phenomena in texts of the early colonial period

Szymon Gruda. Understanding the new through the old - parallels between Nahua and European cultural phenomena in the Ayer Vocabulario trilingüe

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

Room 9 13:30-15:00 Chair: Camilla Townsend

Antje Gunsenheimer. Malintzin’s sisters and brothers: slavery in Aztec society

Roger Magazine. Decolonizing anthropological approaches to Nahuatl social life through attention to local knowledge

Benjamin Johnson. Fifty years of local finance in the altepetl of Chiautla ca. 1630-1680

15:00-15:20 Coffee break

Room 9 15:20-17:10 Chair: Julia Madajczak

Jerome Offner & Gordon Whittaker. Complex Glyphic Expression in the Corpus Xolotl

Jessica Stair. Death, lineage, and the tree in Techialoyan manuscripts

Javier Eduardo Ramírez López. El Mapa de Cline: una nueva propuesta metodológica de análisis

17:10 Final discussion and closure