Film & Feminism in the Amazon:
Exploring the Legacy of Anthropologist Gertrude E. Dole

Saturday, September 23, 2017
11:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Hunter College (695 Park Avenue)
Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor, Hunter West

Registration required
RSVP by September 20th to

Schedule of Program

11:30–11:35   Welcome and Opening Remarks
Susan Leonard (Chairwoman, New York Group, SWG)
11:35–11:55   Gertrude Evelyn Dole (1915–2001): Pioneering Anthropologist, Oral Historian, and Feminist
Monica Barnes (Andean Past and American Museum of Natural History)
11:55–12:15   Doing Oral History: Towards a Life of Gertrude Evelyn Dole
Helen B. Shepherd (Society of Woman Geographers)
12:15–12:35   The Legacy of Gertrude Dole, Woman and Ethnologist: Social Organization and Gender in Native South American Anthropology
Janet Chernela (University of Maryland, College Park)
12:35–12:45   Open discussion
12:45–1:30   Lunch is served
1:30–2:00   “Amahuaca: A Tropical Forest Society in Southeastern Peru”, a film by Gertrude Evelyn Dole
2:00–3:00   “Remembering the Past and Building a Future: Contemporary Life among Amahuaca People” by Christopher Hewlett (American Museum of Natural History and University of Maryland)
“Amahuaca: Building a Future”
Preview of a film by Christopher Hewlett

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