Saturday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 304, JW Marriott
Water Ways of Colonial Mexico
A special session. Presiding: Catalina Andrango-Walker, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
1. “Dibuxó una rueda de arcaduces: Watery Fortunes in the Conquest of Mexico,” Heather Allen, Univ. of Mississippi
2. “The Drainage of Mexico City’s Lakes: A War with Nature,” Ivonne del Valle, Univ. of California, Berkeley
3. “The Sacred Element of Water in Nahua Ceremony Past and Present,” Abelardo de la Cruz de la Cruz, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas
4. “Water and Nahua Space, Place, and Peoplehood,” Kelly S. McDonough, Univ. of Texas, Austin