Past Event

Brisa Sánchez Zavala - Revitalization Work with Interdisciplinary and Interepistimological Approaches

September 29, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Event Description

Brisa Sánchez Zavala will talk about her experience researching nemauhtilli (susto or fright) starting from her own interdisciplinary approach (chemistry/anthropology/Latin American studies) and about the importance of doing research from various epistemologies (mainly Nahua).

Contaremos con la presencia de Brisa Sánchez Zavala, química y antropóloga cultural que investiga las prácticas medicinales de las comunidades nahuas de la Huasteca Veracruzana desde un enfoque biomédico y desde la epistemología nahua de esta región. Nos acompañará para hablarnos del trabajo de revitalización interdisciplinario y comunitario y de la importancia de la lengua.

Event Speaker

Brisa Sánchez Zavala, chemist and cultural anthropologist

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration is suggested or email [email protected] for access to the readings. Please access the event via Zoom. The event will be held in English, Nahuatl, and Spanish.

This is the second open session from the Tlaltepactli Archive and Research Lab, a 2023 Center for Science and Society Seed Grant awardee.