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E.g., 03/31/2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
What caused the Timucua Revolt?

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

What caused the 1656 Timucua Rebellion? Everyone in La Florida had a different answer. The Spanish governor accused the Franciscans. The Franciscans were quick to point their fingers at the governor. The Timucuas offered their own explanations, often in less than open and free conditions, for the decisions and actions they took during the Timucua rebellion.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Early Modern Studies Program
Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period

9 am to 3 pm

Please register by 10 am Friday, April 10

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.

This is a hybrid program, with two scholarly sessions in the morning and a public keynote address in the afternoon.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
“Our Own Flesh and Blood”?: Racial Identity and Community in the Ohio Country, 1772-1818

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Christianized Indians, pacifist Moravians, and acculturated captives all occupied a tenuous position in the eighteenth century, caught between the “white” world and the Indian one. The Moravian mission towns in the Ohio country hovered in not only the geographic borderlands but in the social borderlands as well.