Event Title

Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

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Description

In this presentation, Barbara Rogoff describes changes and continuities across decades in children's and families' lives, in a Guatemalan Mayan town where she has conducted research for many years. The account centers on the life and work of a renowned Mayan midwife and her town. The presentation uses photos and film since 1941 to show the changes. Rogoff's presentation is based on her new book, Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town (Oxford University Press). Some of the images can be seen on a 6-minute YouTube video called Developing Destinies.

About the Lecturer: Barbara Rogoff is the UCSC Foundation Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Document Type

Event

Start Date

17-4-2013 12:00 PM

End Date

17-4-2013 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Developing Destinies, Mayan midwife, Guatemala

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Language

English

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video/mp4

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Apr 17th, 12:00 PM Apr 17th, 1:15 PM

Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

Fairhaven College Auditorium

In this presentation, Barbara Rogoff describes changes and continuities across decades in children's and families' lives, in a Guatemalan Mayan town where she has conducted research for many years. The account centers on the life and work of a renowned Mayan midwife and her town. The presentation uses photos and film since 1941 to show the changes. Rogoff's presentation is based on her new book, Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town (Oxford University Press). Some of the images can be seen on a 6-minute YouTube video called Developing Destinies.

About the Lecturer: Barbara Rogoff is the UCSC Foundation Distinguished Professor of Psychology