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Film & Feminism in the Amazon: Exploring the Legacy of Anthropologist Gertrude E. Dole
NY Group Symposium
posted Wednesday September 13, 2017
by SWG Webmaster

Film & Feminism in the Amazon: Exploring the Legacy of Anthropologist Gertrude E. Dole
A symposium sponsored by The Society of Woman Geographers
and the Department of Geography, Hunter College

Saturday, September 23, 2017
11:30 am-3:00 pm (EDT)
Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor, Hunter West
695 Park Avenue
New York City

11:30–11:35 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Susan Leonard (Chairwoman, New York Group, SWG)

11:35–11:55 Gertrude Evelyn Dole (1915–2001): Pioneering Anthropologist, Oral Historian, and Feminist Monica Barnes (Andean Past and American Museum of Natural History)

11:55–12:15 Doing Oral History: Towards a Life of Gertrude Evelyn Dole
Helen B. Shepherd (Society of Woman Geographers)

12:15–12:35 The Legacy of Gertrude Dole, Woman and Ethnologist: Social Organization and Gender in Native South American Anthropology
Janet Chernela (University of Maryland, College Park)

12:35–12:45 Open discussion

12:45–1:30 Lunch is served

1:30–2:00 “Amahuaca: A Tropical Forest Society in Southeastern Peru”, a film by Gertrude Evelyn Dole

2:00–3:00 “Remembering the Past and Building a Future: Contemporary Life among Amahuaca People” by Christopher Hewlett (American Museum of Natural History and University of Maryland)
“Amahuaca: Building a Future” Preview of a film by Christopher Hewlett

Registration required
RSVP by September 20th to SWGNewYork@gmail.com

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