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Symposium: "Colonial Intersections: Reconsidering the Historical, Literary, and Visual Archives"

When: Thursday, October 11, 2012 3:00 PM - Saturday, October 13, 2012 5:00 PM
Where: St. Mary’s Hall : Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC / Library of Congress : Multipurpose Room
Event Type(s): Conference

"Colonial Intersections: Reconsidering the Historical, Literary, and Visual Archives" will bring together historians, literary critics and art historians specializing in colonial Latin America to present their ongoing projects and reflect on the extent to which colonial studies dealing with the larger Iberian-American world have been transformed in the last twenty years. The conference will also include a round table on teaching colonial studies and interdisciplinarity.

The symposium is open to the public and will take place in College Park and in Washington, DC, at the Mexican Cultural Institute and the Library of Congress.

For more information, contact:
Alejandro Cañeque
History Department
+1 301 405 4265

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