|Water & Waterscapes: The Port City Project
Link to International Conference on Port Security, May 2008, Center for the Study of Global Change
(Invited Paper, with Eden Medina) “Communication in the Midst of Disaster: The Tsunami Alert in Chile’s Port Cities 27/2, 2010.” John E. Sawyer Seminar on “Neoliberal Regimes of Institutional Knowledge Production, Mellon Foundation, Indiana University, Bloomington, April 27-28.
(with H.E.M. Klein) “Language of Riverine Ecology Among the Toba.” SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Northern Forest Institute. Annual symposium in land use and ethics, Huntington Wildlife Forest, Newcomb, NY, June 1-3
(with E. Medina) “Chile’s Tsunami Alert System: Decision-Making between the Earthquake and Tsunami on 27/2, 2010.” Presented at the annual meetings of the American Ethnological Society, New York City, April 19-21.
“Water Landscapes as Relational Juridical Spaces (Argentina, Brazil, Chile).” Presented at the 2nd annual conference on “Dimensions of Political Ecology: Conference on Nature/Society.” University of Kentucky Political Ecology Working Group, Lexington April 13-15.
(with E. Medina, first author) “Disaster Politics and Failed Communication in Chile.” Annual Meetings of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), November 2-5, Cleveland.
(Invited Paper) “Technology and Social Experience in Unstable Contexts.” (Tecnología y Experiencia Sociales en Contextuales Inestables). Escuela de Tecnología, Universidad de Viña del Mar, Viña del Mar, Chile, 20 June.
(Invited Paper) “Environmental Decision Making in the Argentine Delta.” International conference on Comparative Decision Making Analysis (CDM), Lexington, Kentucky, May 13-15.
“Neighborhood Water Activists in Buenos Aires: Symbolic Actions and Ecologic Flows.” Latin American Research Forum, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, 6 December.
(Invited Paper) “Political Protest in Argentinean Popular Culture.” Featured presentation at “Second International Crime, Media, and Popular Culture Conference”, Indiana State University, Terra Haute, September 29.
(Invited Paper) “Ecological Destruction and Legal Confusion: The Industrialized Estuary of the Port of Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.” Sustain IU Series sponsored by the Environmental Law Society, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, 12 April.
(Invited Paper) “From Mundane to Monumental: How Graffiti Politicizes Urban Aquatic Environments.” Art and Environment Speaker Series sponsored by the Institute of Advanced Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, 5 March.
“Carnival Contained: Beach Crime as Popular Culture in Bahia, Brazil.” Paper presented at the first International Crime, Media and Popular Studies Conference, Indiana State University, Terra Haute, 5 October.
(Invited Paper) “Science, the Sofitel, and the Diminishment of Nature: The Dark Eyes of Water in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.” Paper presented in the Department of Anthropology, University of Bergen, May.
“Graphic Disobedience: Stencil Graffiti Art in Argentina.” Paper presented at the annual conference of Cultural Studies/Performance Studies. Indiana University Bloomington, 7 February.
“Water Security in Port Cities of the South Atlantic: Focus on Santos, Brazil.” Paper presented at a conference and workshop on Global Port Cities and Networking from the 20th to the 21st Century. Bryn Mawr, 16 and 17, November.
“The Inquietude of Submarine Man and the Counter-geographies of Globalization.” Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology. Saint Louis, 12 November.
“Visibility and Contamination on the Buenos Aires Waterfront: La Boca and Puerto Madero.” Paper presented at a conference on “Fixity and Flow of Urban Waterfronts,” sponsored by the International Network of Urban Waterfront Research, HafenCity University, Hamburg, 10 and 11, October.
“Sideline Criminal Encounters: Assault and Confianza on the Beache in Itapuã, Salvador da Bahia.”Netherlands Association for Gender and Feminist Anthropology (LOVA): Ethnographies of Gender and Globalization, Amsterdam, July 3-4.
“Rivers of Social Protest in Buenos Aires (or, who cares about dead fish?).”Society for Cultural Anthropology, annual meetings, Long Beach, May 9-11.
“Urban Aquatic Ecology: Salvador, Santos, and Buenos Aires.” International Conference: The Security of Global Port Cities: Community, Environment, and Maritime Policy, Center for Global Change, Indiana University, Bloomington, April 30 – May 2.
“Aquatic infrastructure and ecology: Purity and danger in Salvador, Bahia.” Annual meetings of the American Association of Geographers. Boston, April 15-19.
“Sense and Science in Endangered Waters: Life, Death and Lagoa Abaéte (in memory of Antonio Conceiçao Reis, 1963 - 2007).” Central States Anthropological Society, annual meetings, Indianapolis, March 28.
“Water (In)security in Buenos Aries and the Paraná-Paraguay Waterway.” Paper presented at the International Conference on “Security in Global Port Cities: Community, Environment, and Maritime Policy.” Organized and chaired by Stephanie C. Kane, Center for the Study of Global Change, Indiana Unviersity, April 30 – May 2. (see link above)
“Marginal ecologies: Colonial water architecture in postcolonial port cities (Olinda, Salvador, Buenos Aires.)” Keynote, Wilfrid Laurier University, sponsored by Department of Anthropology, Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada. February 28.
“Critical Art Ensemble y terrorismo doméstico del gobierno estadounidense: performance, biología y la ley.” (Critical Art Ensemble and U.S. Government Domestic Terrorism: Performance, Biology, and the Law.) 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Working group: “On the Embodied Performativity of Fear.” Buenos Aires, 8-17 June.
“Performing Law: Pitting Ecology against Economy on the Beaches of Salvador, Bahia.” Department of Social Anthropology. University of Bergen. Bergen, 10 May.
“Realmente, o estuário não tem um patrão: La Baixada Santista, São Paulo, Brasil.” (Actually, the estuary has no limits.) Grupo de Pesquisa em Gestão Ambiental e Portuária, UNISANTOS, Santos, 25 October.
Public Reports and Interviews
“South Atlantic Port City Water Report: Santos, Salvador, Buenos Aires”. March. Translations in Spanish and Portuguese by Ana Raffo. http://www.indiana.edu/~global/portcity/resources.php
“Where the sea meets the land.” Interview by Iselin Åsedotter Strønen. Research Program: “Poverty Politics: Current Approaches to its Production and Reduction..”11 May. Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway.
Available at: http://www.uib.no/povertypolitics/news.htm#stephanie
“Water politics in Argentina.” Interview by María Elena Biccio de Vonscheidt, FM Dimension 100.3, 13 August, Calafate, Argentina. Available at: http://www.dimensioncalafate.com.ar/
Other City Projects
Other City Projects