Seminar Program

Seminar Program PDF

Friday, April 11th

12:30-1:30pm: Mónica Díaz, Georgia State University
"Native Knowledge: Education and the Enlightenment in Mexico"

1:30-2:30pm: Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez, Yale University
"The Social Life of Mantas: Native Textiles and the Formation of a Colonial Economy in the New Kingdom of Granada, 1530-1650"

2:00-3:00pm: Coffee Break

3:00-4:00pm: Erin W. Stone, Vanderbilt University
"Marks of Commodification: Branding of Indians and the Climax of the Circum-Caribbean Indigenous Slave Trade, 1526-1542"

4:00-5:00pm: Alcira Dueñas, Ohio State University, Newark
"`A Place Under the Sun:' Native Practices of Legal and Social Administration in the `Pueblo de Indios'".


Saturday, April 12th

8:00-8:30am: Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:30am: John F. López, University of Chicago
"The Aquatic Metropolis: Mapping Water and Urban Form in Viceregal Mexico City"

9:30-10:30am: Erika Edwards, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
"Sex in the City: Black Women's Honorable Intentions"

10:30-10:45am: Coffee Break

10:45-11:45am: Robert L. Smale, University of Missouri
"High Hopes and Disappointing Encounters: The Marañon Expedition Begins, 1560"

11:45am-12:45pm: Michael Perri, Texas A&M University, Texarkana
"'Oh You Traitors, You Come against the Staff of the King!' A Case of Contested Authority: Juan Frías and the Audiencia of Santo Domingo Confronts the Conquistador Antonio Sedeño"