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.
CALL FOR PAPERS
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 firstname.lastname@example.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. The Newberry is unable to provide funds for travel or lodging for those from other institutions, but can assist in locating discounted accommodations.
This program will be cosponsored with the Newberry’s D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, the Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture, and the Department of Continuing Education.