Doctoral Student Public Humanities Fellow
Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology, Graduate School of Arts & Science
Project: Digital Quechua: Networking New York City’s Andean Immigrants
Christine Mladic Janney is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at New York University. Her research interests include everyday practices of photography and the anthropology of media, ideas of race and ethnicity in Peru, Quechua language use and language ideologies, and migration. She has been involved with outreach initiatives related to Quechua languages such as the Rimasun Quechua language podcast series, the Quechua Collective of New York, and the Runasimi Outreach Committee; she also directed the film Living Quechua. As a Public Humanities Fellow, Christine will produce new informational Quechua language audio content focusing on health issues and legal rights, create a Quechua language audio app, and coordinate public events that interface Quechua-speaking communities members with broader NYC and US publics.