Early Colonial Latin America Conference

Brian Sandberg: Historical Perspectives

Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period
9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2015
Keynote speaker: Laura Matthew, Marquette University

This symposium aims to explore the complexities of Latin America during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, grappling with the multiple perspectives of the many Indigenous and European cultures involved in this time of contact and conflict.

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Faculty members and independent postdoctoral scholars in all relevant disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers, for two morning sessions.

Proposed papers should deal with Latin America before 1700. Submit a one-page abstract and a three-page CV to Karen Christianson at christiansonk@newberry.org.

Download a printable Call for Papers file to post and distribute: http://www.newberry.org/sites/default/files/calendar-attachments/LatinAmericaSymposiumFlyer.pdf.

Participants from Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions (including Northern Illinois University) may be eligible to apply for travel funding through their school. Theā€¦

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