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Classical Traditions in Latin American History - 19-20/05/2016, London (England)

09.05.2016

 

 

 

 

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 19-20/05/2016

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Lecture Room, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square (London, England)

 

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE:  Andrew Laird (Warwick/Brown University; Nicola Miller (UCL)

 

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Conference fees (including lunch and refreshments)

Standard rate: £40.00 for 2 days / £25.00 for 1 day only

Concessions (students/retired): £25.00 for 2 days / £12.50 for 1 day only

 

PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA:

 

PROGRAMME - Thursday 19 May 2016

 

12.30 

 

Registration and Welcome Lunch

 

1.15

 

Welcome: DAVID FREEDBERG

Introduction: ANDREW LAIRD AND NICOLA MILLER

 

1.30

 

Panel 1. The Invention of Origins

 

Chair: Barbara Goff, University of Reading

 

ANDREW LAIRD, University of Warwick/Brown University: Conflicts of Classical Legacies in Latin America

 

NICOLA MILLER, UCL: Classical Motifs in Spanish American Nation-building: Looking Beyond the Letrados

 

ERIC CULLHED, Uppsala University: “Born with the Wrinkles of Byzantium”: Unclassical Traditions in Latin America

 

Panel Respondent: JORGE CAÑIZARES-ESGUERRA, University of Texas (Austin)

 

3.30

 

Tea

 

4.00

 

Panel 2. Nature, Culture and Knowledge

 

Chair: Andrew Laird, University of Warwick/Brown University

 

NATALIA MAILLARD ALVAREZ, Universidad Pablo de Olavide: Early Circulation ofClassical Books from Europe in New Spain and Peru

 

ALEJANDRA ROJAS, The Ohio State University: Indigenous and Classical Conventions and Iconography in the Libellus de medicinalibus indorum herbis (Mexico, 1552)

 

BYRON ELLSWORTH HAMANN, The Ohio State University: The higa and the tlachialoni: Material Cultures of Seeing in the Mediterratlantic

 

ERIKA VALDIVIESO, Brown University: The Inca Garcilaso in Dialogue with Neo-Platonism

 

•Panel Respondent: REBECCA EARLE, University of Warwick

 

6.15

 

Reception

 

7.30

 

Dinner

 

PROGRAMME - Friday 20 May 2016

 

10.00

 

Coffee

 

10.15

 

Panel 3. Politics of Language, Rhetoric and Literature

 

Chair: Peter Mack, University of Warwick

 

ANDREW LAIRD, University of Warwick/Brown University:  Mixed Antiquities: Innovations of Classical Humanism and Native Legacies in sixteenth-century Mexico and Peru

 

STUART M. MCMANUS, Harvard University: Humanist Eloquence and Erudition in Colonial Latin America: Reassessing the Funeral Exequies for Philip IV

 

ROBERT CONN, Wesleyan University: Classicism and the Forging of Institutions and Traditions in Latin America: From Sor Juana to Alfonso Reyes

 

• Panel Respondent:  AVI LIFSCHITZ, UCL

 

12.30

 

Lunch

 

1.30

 

Panel 4. From Hellenism and Utopia to Patria and Nation

 

Chair: Nicola Miller, UCL

 

DESIREE ARBO, University of Warwick: Guaraní Indians, Plato’s Republic and 18th century Americanismo

 

ELINA MIRANDA, Universidad de La Habana: Greece in José Martí

 

ROSA ANDÚJAR, UCL: Henríquez Ureña’s Hellenism and the American Utopia

 

•Panel Respondent: FELIPE FERNANDEZ ARMESTO, University of Notre Dame

 

3.30

 

Tea

 

4.00

 

Structured Concluding Discussion

 

ALL PARTICIPANTS

 

To include: The significance of classical traditions for historians of Latin America;

 

Implications for the Western tradition;

 

Directions for future enquiry (further topics to arise from conference discussion)

 

5.00

 

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