Ana Vivaldi

Research Key Words
Social Theory. Space, and Mobility. Race, Ethnicity and Indigeneity. Ethnographic Methodology. Anthropology of the Body and Gender. Urban Anthropology. Latin America.
Projects

Dissertation Title: Traversing the City: Spatial Movement, Urban Marginality and Translocal Connections Among Argentina’s Toba
Selected Presentations:

2012 Vivaldi, Ana. To the Villas and Out: Indigeneity and Racialization in the City of Buenos Aires. Panel: Beyond Whiteness: Race and Nation in Argentina. Latin American Studies Association Meeting, San Francisco, May 25th.

2010 Gomez, Mariana and Vivaldi Ana Fear of the Bush: Indigenous Women’s Control Over Territory, and Gendered forms of Violence in Northern Argentina”. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, November 19.

2009 Vivaldi, Ana. Fluidity and Frictions: Theoretical Possibilities of Spatializing Mobility 108th American Anthropolgical Association. Annual Meeting – The End/s of Anthropology. December 2-6, 2009. Philadelphia. EU.

2009 Vivaldi, Ana. Los fracasos del progreso: el monte como su limite y posibilidad. Reunion de Antropologia del Mercosur. 29 de Sept – 2 de Oct. Buenos Aires. Universidad Nacional de San Martín.

2009. Vivaldi, Ana y Wainer Rafael. Más acá de la representación: imágenes de “Cuerpos del hambre” en el Chaco, producción afectiva de públicos y biopoder. Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología (Alas), 31 de Ago. al 4 de Sep. Buenos Aires Argentina.

2009 Trasversing the city. Mobility and the Making of Indigenous Subjectivities. Internal Seminar. Seminar IDIpCA. San Carlos de Bariloche.

2009 Vivaldi “We Want to learn English at School” Progress Against Multiculturalism Among the Toba People In Northern Argentina.. Canadian Association of Anthropology- American Ethnographic Society. University of British Columbia. Vancouver

2008 Nitsan, Tal and Vivaldi, Ana. “Questioning the Public Arena as a Space for the Construction of Women’s Political Subjectivity”. American Anthropological Association. San Francisco.

2008. Panel Organizer. Space and Gender: Beyond the Public and the Private. Feminist and Gender Anthropology Section. American Anthropological Association. San Francisco

2008 Panel Organizer : Ethnographies of Everyday Violence in Latin America. Conference of the Canadian Association of Latin American Caribbean Studies.

2008 Vivaldi Ana. An Indian has to pay Violence and the making of indigenous subjectivities. Conference of the Canadian Association of Latin American Caribbean Studies. Simon Fraser Universtiy. University of British Columbia.

MA-PhD student

Licenciada en Ciencias Antropologicas – Universidad de Buenos Aires
Profesora en Ciencias Antropologicas – Universidad de Buenos Aires

PhD Supervisor: Gaston Gordillo

Publications:

(Under revision)  Gomez, Mariana and Vivaldi, Ana “Fear of the Bush” Indigenous Women’s Control Over Territory, and Gendered forms of Violence in Northern Argentina, Ethnology

Vivaldi, Ana 2011 “Stuck on a Muddy Road: Frictions of Mobility Amongst Urban Toba in Northern Argentina.” Identities 18(6): 599–619.

 

Book Chapters:

Vivaldi, Ana. 2011 “Voy al monte el fin de semana”  Lugares en disputa entre tobas urbanos en la provincia de Formosa.“ In: Gordillo, Gastón y Hirsch, Silvia (Ed.) Disputas indígenas e identidades en conflicto en Argentina: Historias de invisibilización y reemergencia. Buenos Aires: Crujia.

Vivaldi, Ana. 2013 “Out of the Chaco: Gendered Mobilities and the Making of an Urban Indigenous Neighbourhood in Buenos Aires City” In Tola, Florencia (Ed.) Gran Chaco: Ontolog’ias, Poder Afectividad. Buenos Aires:  IWGIA – Rumbo Sur

 

Cañuqueo L, Kropff L; Rodríguez M and Vivaldi A. 2005 Tierras, indios y Zonas en la provincia de Río Negro. (Lands, Indians and zones in Rio Negro Province.) In: Cartografías Argentinas. Políticas indigenistas y formaciones provinciales de alteridad (Argentinean Cartographies. Indigenous policies and provincial otherness formations.) Claudia Briones (edit.). Buenos Aires: Antropofagia Editor.

Vivaldi, Ana.  2005 Canuqueo, Lorena, Kropff, Laura; Rodriguez, Mariela and Vivaldi, Ana.. Mapas de alteridad en la provincia de Rio Negro. En: Claudia Briones (edit.). Cartografias argentinas. Politicas indigenistas y formaciones provinciales de alteridad. Antropofagia. Ed. Buenos Aires pp. 119-149. ISBN 987-1238-03-7

 

Conference Proceedings:

2005 Vivaldi “Nosotros eramos fundadores de estos terrenos. Usos del pasado como legitimacion de territorialidades en el Barrio Toba Nam Qom de la ciudad de Formosa”. Taller Internacional: Desplazamientos, contactos, lugares. Depto de geopgrafia. Facultad de Filosof’a y Letras UBA. ISBN 987 221 020 9 Electronic publication.

2003 Kropff, Laura; Rodriguez, Mariela y Vivaldi, Ana. 2003. Mapas de alteridad en la provincia de Rio Negro. 2nd Congreso sobre Problemtica Social Contempornea, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, 15 al 17 de octubre.  ISBN 987-508-228-7. Electronic publication.

2001 GEAPRONA Briones, Carrasco, Del Rio, Escolar, Kropff, Lanusse, Lenton, Lorenzetti, Mombello, Rodriguez, Snchez, Szulc, Vivaldi Lo provincial y lo nacional: Explorando tendencias actuales en los reclamos ind’genas en Argentina. 4th Congreso Chileno De Antropologia.  Electronic publication.

Summer 2017

SOCI371 Classical Traditions in Theory Sections

An examination of selected traditions, conceptual problems and topics in the foundational theories of sociology. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 371 or SOCI 370.


Summer 2017

ANTH378 Anthropology of Media Sections

Analysis of contemporary mass media and of the anthropological use of media (photography, film, digital audio and video, etc.).

Margaret Fulton Award. UBC. For outstanding contribution for student development, 2014

Bottom Billion Fellowship. Liu Institute. Follow up Field Research, 2010

IDRC Ecopolis Graduate Research Award. Field research, 2009

UBC Four Year Fellowship for PhD Students, 2009/2010

UBC Graduate Fellowship, 2008/2009

Argentinean National Research Council (CONICET). Phd 3 year Fellowship, 2008             (Declined because of incompatibility with studies abroad)

UBC Graduate Fellowship, 2007/08

Travel Award International Society of Ethnobiology for International Conference, 2006