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Friday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 209, JW Marriott

Colonial Texts and Communities of Readers

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Program arranged by the forum LLC Colonial Latin American. Presiding: Monica Diaz, Univ. of Kentucky

1. “Circulating Spanish and European Texts in Colonial Spanish America,” Angelica Alicia Duran, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

2. “Reading in the Margins of the Empire: Authority, Authenticity, and Identity in Columbus’s Journal and Viscardo’s Letter to the Spanish Americans,” Jorge Tellez, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Guaman Poma’s Library: European Books and the Illustration of an Indigenous Manuscript,” George Antony Thomas, Univ. of Nevada, Reno

4. “Celebration, Devotion, and Publication: Adapting the Spiritual Treatises of María Anna Águeda de San Ignacio ‘Para Su Más Felíz Uso,’” Teresa Hancock-Parmer, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

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