People

 

americo_mendoza_moriAmérico MendozaMori joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 where he teaches Quechua and Spanish, and also started the Quechua Penn Initiative. Previously he has taught Spanish and Latin American Studies courses at the University of Miami, Florida. His research focuses on cultural policies and development in cities of the Andes and Brazil, like Cusco and Rio de Janeiro. | Faculty americo@sas.upenn.edu

 


 

The Quechua program at Penn works along with these undergrad and graduate student organizations to plan different activities: conference, cultural nights and gatherings. Quechua Penn is a Graduate Student organization that aims to promote and interdisciplinary network of scholars working in the growing field of Andean Studies.

 

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Marlen Rosas is a PhD student in History at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies twentieth-century indigenous peoples’ resistance movements in Latin America, with particular interest in the role of education in mobilizing indigenous communities for land and labor rights in Ecuador. Her broader interests in Latin American history include the intersections of race, class, and nationalism as they have constructed and been constructed by the conditions of traditionally marginalized peoples.
|  mrosas@sas.upenn.edu

 

Diego ArispeBazán is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. His research involves North-South migration and internal migration in South America, historical consciousness, and linguistic anthropology/semiotics, as well as political utopia & fantasy, circulating affect, and new media & discourse networks.
|  diari@sas.upenn.edu
Co-chair of Quechua Penn

 


Frances Kvietok-Dueñas
is a PhD candidate in Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include Indigenous bilingualism, bilingual education and language policies in Perú. In collaboration with the Penn Cultural Heritage Center, she also participates in an ongoing community-based Maya language revitalization initiative in Quintana Roo, Mexico, as a teacher educator.
|  fkvietok@gse.upenn.edu
Co-chair of Quechua Penn

 

The Andean Representation is an undergraduate student group. For more info, visit their site: http://andeanrep.wordpress.com/

 

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