Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

 “Collaborative Media Production and Antropología Comprometida.” Invited essay in: Collaborative Anthropologies. Vol 3 (November 2010).

PRESENTATIONS

Paper Presentations

Upcoming: “The Third Colonial Invasion: Anti-Mining Activism and the Struggle for Justice in Guatemala.” Panel Presentation: Doing Justice? American Anthropological Association Annual General Meetings. Chicago, IL. 20- 24 November 2013.

“Classifying Mining Conflicts: Cosmopolitics and Useful Categories in Guatemala.” Panel Presentation: Fighting for Nature(s). American Ethnological Society/ American Political and Legal Anthropology Spring Conference. Chicago, IL. April 11-13, 2013.

“Beyond the State: Negotiating Grassroots Democratic Practice through Community Referendums on Mining in Guatemala.” Panel Presentation: Representing Rights in Latin America: Languages, Discourses, and States. Central States Anthropological Society Spring Conference. St Louis, MO. April 4-6, 2013.

“Transgressive Testimonies: Media and Opposition to Mining in Guatemala.” Panel Presentation: Transgressive Media, Society for Visual Anthropology.  American Anthropological Association Annual General Meetings. San Francisco, CA. 14- 18 November 2012.

“Consultas comunitarias y la pluralización de la política nacional.” Panel Presentation: Participación y la cosmopolítica. Congreso de Estudios Mayas. Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3- 5 August 2011.

“Economies of Representation: Mining and Communications in Guatemala.” Panel Presentation. Guatemala Scholars’ Network Conference. Antigua, Guatemala.. 8- 9 July 2011.

“Indigenous and Environmental Representations in the Guatemalan Media.” Panel Presentation. American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. December 2009.

“Beyond the Ecological Native: Environmental Representation and Praxis in Maya Schools.” Paper co-authored with Doc M. Billingsley. Panel Presentation. American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. December 2009.

“La minería y los medios de comunicación.” Roundtable discussion. Seminario Internacional de la Minería, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. August 2009.

“Explotando la zanja entre nación y estado: desarrollo y ciudadanía en las publicidades corporativas.” Panel Presentation. Congreso de Estudios Mayas, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala City, Guatemala. August 2009.

“Exploiting the Gap: Complex Genres, Erasure, and Mining in Guatemala.” Panel Presentation. Michicagoan Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. May 2009.

“Erasure or Empowerment in Guatemalan Activisms?” Paper Presentation. Ethnography as Activism Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. April 2009.

“NGO-ization and the Potential for Creative Collaborations in Guatemala.” Roundtable discussion. Guatemala Scholars’ Network Conference; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. October 2008.

Invited Lectures

“Consultas Comunitarias y Antropología Política.” In Antropología Política. Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. October 2010.

“Debating Development: Guatemalan Mining Projects in the Media.” Departments of Anthropology, Sociology, and Appalachian Studies Colloquium. University of Kentucky, Lexington. 3 February 2010.

“Extractive Industry in Guatemala.” In The Sociology of Extractive Industry. University of Kentucky, Lexington. 2 February 2010.

“Neocolonialism and Development in Central America.” In Introduction to Latin American Studies. Washington University, St. Louis. October 2009.

Photography Exhibits

“Collected Images from Guatemala and Latin America.” Café Cuartito, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. April 2011.

“Images from Sipakapa, Guatemala.” Café Ambrosia, Ann Arbor, MI. April- May 2010.

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