20/10/2020, Publication in preparation: “Ritual temporalities in Mesoamerica: interdisplinary approaches”
The publication project of Paris meeting will be submitted soon to University of Texas Press:
“Ritual temporalities in Mesoamerica : interdisplinary approaches”
edited by Valentina Vapnarsky, Philippe Nondédéo and Dominique Michelet
Chapter 1: Ritual temporalities in Mesoamerica : an Introduction.
Valentina Vapnarsky & Philippe Nondédéo
PART ONE: Rituals and their temporal inscriptions.
Chapter 2: Ritual Chronicle of a death foretold or possible apotropaic rituals at the end of the Classic Maya period.
Chapter 3: Foundation and Earth: temporalities and spatialities in Maya area.
Marie Chosson, Johann Begel & Cédric Becquey
Chapter 4: Fire rituals in Maya inscriptions.
Chapter 5: Night and day in the Templo Mayor at Tenochtitlan: the different renderings of Huitzilopochtli’s creation myth.
Leonardo López Luján
PART TWO: Rituals and their sequences.
Chapter 6: The temporalities of indigenous funerals in New Spain (16th-18th century).
Chapter 7: Liturgical challenge to historical temporality: from catholic-Dominican prayer modes to the mipoch dios in San Mateo del Mar (Oaxaca, Mexico).
Chapter 8: Christianity, time and ritual in Mayan languages: a comparative perspective.
Chapter 9: To represent, to condense and to stretch: temporalities and gestures in the colonial catechisms of Mexico.
PART THREE: Rituals multitemporalities.
Chapter 10: The composition of temporalities within ritual discourses: Maya voices and the transformation of time.
Chapter 11: The interweaving of vital processes and technical processes in agricultural activities. Mythical and ritual temporalities
Chapter 12: Temporal compression in ritual objects.
Chapter 13: Witz and tz’ultaq’a: the ritual uses of caves in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.
Chloé Andrieu, Efraín Tox & Divina Perla Barrera
Chapter 14: Male pregnancy and the renewal of the year: actors and temporalities in an instauration ritual in San Sebastian, Bachajon (Chiapas, Mexico).
Alain Breton, Marie Chosson & Aurore Monod Becquelin
PART FOUR: Rituals temporalities and their material and sensorial dimensions.
Chapter 15: The materialities of ritual practices: an archaeology of traces of events.
Rosemary A. Joyce
Chapter 16: Materiality and deposits at Naachtun: an essay on the function, temporality, and meaning of Classic Maya rituals.
Philippe Nondédéo, Julien Sion & Lydie Dussol
Chapter 17: Space, time and social order (tzol): a study on the sociocultural functions of the Maní and Calkiní land titles.
Chapter 18: Substances, actors, and senses: the temporality of perception during Nahua rituals.
PART FIVE: Rituals temporalities in the longue durée.
Chapter 19: Ritual traditions at Tak’alik Ab’aj.
Christa Schieber de Lavarreda
Chapter 20: Toward an archaeology of ritual practice in southern Central America.
Chapter 21: The Maya political collapse in the years 750-810 CE or the end of the long dynastic times.
Marie-Charlotte Arnauld, Valentina Vapnarsky, Chloé Andrieu, Julien Hiquet, Jennifer Saumur, Juliette Taieb & Agnès Bergeret.
Chapter 22: Political heart under ritual skin: speech and gestures of Maya nobility in the colonial context.
Mario H. Ruz