Frank Salomon

John V. Murra Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of Iowa
Speaker Portrait

Frank Salomon

John V. Murra Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of Iowa

Biography

Dr. Frank Salomon is the John V. Murra Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and currently Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at the University of Iowa. An ethnographer and ethnohistorian of the Andes, he is the author of Native Lords of Quito in the Age of the Incas: The Political Economy of North-Andean Chiefdoms (1986); The Huarochirí Manuscript: A Testament of Ancient and Colonial Andean Religion (with George L. Urioste, 1991); Los Yumbos, Niguas, y Tsátchila o “Colorados” durante la colonia Española: etnohistoria del Noroccidente de Pichincha, Ecuador (1997); The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas – South America (with Stuart B. Schwartz, 1999); The Cord Keepers: Khipus and Cultural Life in a Peruvian Village (2004); La revisita de Sisicaya, 1588: Huarochirí veinte años antes de “Dioses y hombres (with Jane Feltham and Sue Grisboll, 2010); and The Lettered Mountain: A Peruvian Village’s Way with Writing (with Mercedes Niño-Murcia, 2011). A past president of the American Society for Ethnohistory, he has held Guggenheim Foundation, School for Advanced Research (SAR), and National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowships. His current book project is entitled The High Places: Ethnography at an Andean Mountain Altar.

All session by Frank Salomon

Plenary III: Memory*

10:45 am-12:15 pm
Vetro - Lehman