[talk] Using Media to Promote Quechua

“Using Media to Promote Quechua Culture and Identity in the Peruvian Andes”
April 19th, 2pm
Cherpack Seminar Room (523 Williams Hall, Univ. of Penn)
Free event, open to the public
Join us for this talk by Jermani Ojeda Ludena (Universidad San Antonio Abad, Cusco)
Jermani Ojeda Ludena is a Quechua scholar who studies communication and rural development in the southern Andean regions of Peru. His recent research investigates how indigenous communities are using radio in order to create a public sphere that shapes development on their own cultural terms. He has been producing Quechua language radio programs and podcasts with rural communities in the Cusco and Apurimac regions for several years. Currently Mr. Ojeda is a Fulbright visiting scholar and Quechua Language Teaching Assistant at the University of Delaware. He received a BA in Communication and Development from San Antonio Abad University of Cusco and an MA in Social Management from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.
Event organized by the Quechua Language program at the University of Pennsylvania.