Zolia S. Mendoza

Zolia S. Mendoza

Position Title
Professor

2411 Hart Hall
Bio

B.A., Licenciatura, Anthropology, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
M.A., Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Chicago

Professor
2411 Hart Hall
zsmendoza at ucdavis.edu

Research Interests:

Sociocultural Anthropolgy, Ethnomusicology, Performance and Dance Studies, Performance Practices in the Americas, particularly music, dance and festivals in Peru and the rest of the Andean region, Quechua language.

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Selected Publications:

bookZoila S. Mendoza,
Shaping Society through Dance: Mestizo Ritual Performance in the Peruvian Andes.
(University of Chicago Press, 2000)

creating bookZoila S. Mendoza,
Creating Our Own: Folklore, Performance, and Identity in Cuzco, Peru
(Duke Unversity Press, 2008)

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Undergraduate Courses Taught:

  • NAS 10 Native American Experience
  • NAS 125 Performance and Culture Among Native Americans
  • NAS 110 A Quechua Language and Society, Beginning Level 1
  • NAS 110 B Quechua Language and Society, Beginning Level 2
  • NAS 110 C Quechua Language and Society, Intermediate Level 1
  • NAS 110 D Quechua Language and Society, Intermediate Level 2

Graduate Courses Taught:

  • NAS 224 Performance in the Americas

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