Andrew Orta

 Andrew Orta

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
382 Davenport Hall
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • Monday 2-4 and by appt.
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Selected Publications

Book Contributions

Orta, Andrew Inculturation theology and the "new evangelization." The Cambridge History of Religions in Latin America edited by Virginia Garrard-Burnett, edited by Paul Freeston. Inculturation theology and the "new evangelization." Edited by Virginia Garrard-Burnett, Edited by Paul Freeston, Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2016, p. 591-602.
Orta, Andrew Inculturation Encyclopedia of Latin American Religions edited by Henri Gooren. Inculturation Edited by Henri Gooren, Cham, Switzerland Springer International Publishing 2016.
Area Studies Theory in social and cultural anthropology Area Studies SAGE Publications 2013.
Ethnography: South America : Highlands Handbook of Latin American Studies Ethnography: South America : Highlands 2010.
Misioneros y municipios: la inculturación y la descentralización política en el altiplano boliviano San Juan Diego y la Pachamama: Nuevas vías del catolicismo y de la religiosidad indígena en América Latina edited by Alessandro Lupo, edited by Félix Báez-Jorge. Misioneros y municipios: la inculturación y la descentralización política en el altiplano boliviano Edited by Alessandro Lupo, Edited by Félix Báez-Jorge, Veracruz, MX Editorial de la Universidad Veracruzana 2010, p. 370-422.
Orta, Andrew Dusty signs and roots of faith: the limits of Christian meaning in highlands Bolivia Christian Ritual and the Limits of Meaning edited by Matt Tomlinson, edited by Mathew Engelke. Dusty signs and roots of faith: the limits of Christian meaning in highlands Bolivia Edited by Matt Tomlinson, Edited by Mathew Engelke, Oxford Berghahn Books 2006, p. 165-188.
Orta, Andrew From theologies of liberation to theologies of inculturation: Aymara catechists and the second evangelization in highlands Bolivia Organized religion in the political transformation of Latin America edited by Satya Pattnayak. From theologies of liberation to theologies of inculturation: Aymara catechists and the second evangelization in highlands Bolivia Edited by Satya Pattnayak, Lanham, Maryland University Press of America 1995, p. 97-124.

Journal Articles

Orta, Andrew Cultures of Capitalism, Contexts of Capitalism (Response to Karen Ho) American Ethnologist 41 1 2014, p. 38-39.
Orta, Andrew Forged Communities and Vulgar Citizens: Autonomy and its Límites in Semineoliberal Bolivia Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 18 1 2013, p. 108-133.
Orta, Andrew Margins of difference: MBA training and the “value chain of culture” American Ethnologist 40 4 2013, p. 689-703.
Orta, Andrew Catechists at the Crossroads: Neo-Catholicism, neoliberalism and the shifting sociopolitical landscape of Aymara life Politics and Religion 2 2 2008, p. 99-120.
Bashkow, Ira, Matti Bunzl, Richard Handler, Andrew Orta, and Daniel Rosenblatt Introduction American Anthropologist 106 3 2004, p. 433-434.
Orta, Andrew Burying the past: Locality, lived history, and death in an aymara ritual of remembrance Cultural Anthropology 17 4 2002, p. 471-511. PDF.
Orta, Andrew 'Living the past another way:' Reinstrumentalized missionary selves in aymara mission fields Anthropological Quarterly 75 4 2002, p. 707-743.
Orta, Andrew Remembering the ayllu, remaking the nation: Indigenous scholarship and activism in the Bolivian Andes Journal of Latin American Anthropology 6 1 2001, p. 198-201.
Orta, Andrew Syncretic subjects and body politics: doubleness, personhood, and Aymara catechists American Ethnologist 26 4 2000, p. 864-889.

Books

Orta, Andrew Catechizing Culture: Missionaries, Aymara and the “New Evangelization” New York Columbia University Press 2004.