K'acha Willaykuna Andean and Amazonian Indigenous Art and Humanities

K'acha Willaykuna Andean and Amazonian Indigenous Art and Humanities

In Quechua, art is defined as k’acha willaykuna, “messages with beauty,” which embody meaningfully-made and knowledgeably-made things

Quechuapiqa, runap ruwayninqa k’acha willayjinata riqsinchik, “kusiy willaykuna kanku”, ayllu runap ruwayninqa tukuy sunquwan wakichisqa kachkan

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Follow our events, participate in one of our working groups, join us for Our Distance Unlearning Hour which during Winter 2021 will be held every Friday from 1:00-2:00pm on Zoom, get involved in graduate/undergraduate K’acha Willaykuna project research and/or propose one of your classes for a teaching cluster. Also, view our recent events and meetings on our YouTube channel!

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Recent News

January 18, 2023

As part of the Interdisciplinary Research Forum, co-sponsored by TDAI and the Sustainability Institute, the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme led a panel on “Arts and Humanities and Wicked…

November 22, 2022

After a year-long process of collecting faculty and staff ideas, members of the Global Arts + Humanities leadership team and Advisory Committee have identified the 2023-24 Society of Fellows …

November 22, 2022

The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme is pleased to announce our spring 2023  lineup of events, including our Society of Fellows Digital Dialogues series and accompanying workshops. The…

October 31, 2022

The Ohio Prison Education Exchange Project (OPEEP) — a 2020 recipient of the GAHDT Race, Ethnicity and Social Justice Grant — is looking forward to facilitating a record number of courses in the…

Upcoming Events

January 27, 2023
105C Thompson Library (accessible through room 105)
February 10, 2023
Mershon Center, Derby Hall 1039