Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period

Map with Nahuatl glyphs, 16th century. Newberry Ayer MS 1903.
Map with Nahuatl glyphs, 16th century. Newberry Ayer MS 1903. Click to enlarge.
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Other Renaissance Programs
Saturday, April 11, 2015

9 am to 3 pm

Please register by 10 am Friday, April 10

Ruggles Hall

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.

Learn more about the keynote speaker: Laura E Matthew, Marquette University.

Other speakers and paper titles will be added soon.

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.

Faculty and graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.

Cost and registration information: 

This program is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration in advance is required.

Register online here. Registrations will be processed through 10 am Friday, April 10.