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Tepaske Seminar in Colonial Latin American History

The Tepaske Seminar, named in honor of John J. Tepaske, an eminent historian of Latin America, is organized in a workshop style format in which article or chapter-length works in progress are pre-circulated. The seminar has been hosted in recent years by Emory University, Duke University, Georgetown University with the University of Maryland, Davidson College, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Kentucky. The seminar brings together graduate students and junior and senior scholars from the United States, Latin America, and Canada. Its workshop format provides an ideal opportunity for intellectual exchange and mentorship.

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University of North Georgia, Dahlonega Campus

March 23, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
Barnes Hall 216

Schedule

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Welcome

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Session I

Matthew Childs, “Writing the Religious History of the Enslaved in the Atlantic World: Creolizing Black Christianity over Africanizing the Religious History of the Enslaved”

10:15 a.m - 11:45 p.m. Session II

Silvia Escanilla Huerta, “‘No authority but their own’. Cadiz and the jurisdictional revolution in the viceroyalty of Peru (1812-1820)”

Caleb Wittum, “The Cry of Liberty: Sound, Riot, and Political Consciousness in an Andean Lettered City”

Lunch: Noon - 1:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Session III

Ida Altman, “Health and Medicine in the Greater Antilles, 1493-1550”

Lewis Eliot, “British Ideological Expansionism during the Conspiracy of La Escalera

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Coffee break

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Session IV

Shannon Lalor, “Doña Isabel de Bobadilla, Gobernadora de Cuba”

Scott R. Cave, “Miguel: The Performed Autobiography of an Indigenous Great Plains Man in Mexico City, 1602”

6:30 p.m. Dinner

All events will be held in Barnes Hall 216

This event as made possible through the generous support of the Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy at UNG, College of Arts and Letters at UNG, The Gender Studies Council at UNG, Spanish Department at UNG, the Fox Center for the Humanities at Emory University, and Georgia Atlantic, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies Initiative.

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