Faculty Research Lecture: Technē Culture of the Gauchos & Caudillos in Nineteenth Century Argentina

Friday, January 29, 2021 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sponsored by Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford University, this virtual research presentation features Dr. Yovanna Pineda, UCF Associate Professor of History and author of Industrial Development in a Frontier Economy: The industrialization of Argentina, 1890-1930 (Stanford, 2009).

Dr. Pineda's upcoming book, Sensational Machine: Technē-Culture in Argentina, examines the ritual and myth-making in the design, maintenance, and repair of harvesters and tractors. Drawing on ethnographic methods, archival sources, oral histories, rumor, social media, and material culture, this transdisciplinary work charts the genealogy of technological culture in Argentina. It analyzes the 200-year development of peoples’ emotional and sensory meanings of cutting-edge technology.

Zoom Registration: https://tinyurl.com/YPineda

LIVE-STREAM Link: https://tinyurl.com/livestreamPineda 

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Yovanna Pineda History@ucf.edu


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