Join The Andean Repreqsentation and the Quechua Language program for our screening and discussion of “Bronx Llaqtamanta” with Peruvian filmmaker, Doris Loayza.
“Bronx Llaqtamanta” follows Segundo Angamarca from Ecuador, who runs a Kichwa language radio station two blocks from Yankee Stadium in The Bronx.
(Doris Loayza, USA, 2016, 5 min, Spanish / Kichwa with English subtitles)
Doris Loayza is a cultural educator and translator, specializing in Quechua language and culture. She is originally from Llamellin, Peru, in the Andes. She earned a Masters in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU, and holds a certificate in multimedia and folklore from the City Lore Documentary Institute. Her first video, “Bronx Llaqtamanta (“From the Bronx”), about a Quechua radio station in the Bronx, has shown at universities, museums and the United Nations.
Doris recently moved to Bloomington, Indiana, where she volunteers for The Language Conservancy, a non-profit working to help revitalize Native American languages, and is exploring opportunities to teach Quechua at Indiana University.
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Thursday, April 17th, 2017
La Casa Latina, UPenn (ARCH Building)
3601 Locust Walk