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CANCELLED-The Cradle of Words: Language and Knowledge Making in Early Latin America

Latin American and Latino Studies/Department of History
Valeria López Fadul, Wesleyan University

Mar 31, 2020 at | College Hall 209

Valeria López Fadul is an Assistant Professor of History and Latin American Studies at Wesleyan University . She studies the intellectual and cultural history of colonial Latin America and…

CANCELLED-Joint Seminar: The McNeil Center for Early American Studies and The Department of History UPenn

A Penn Graduate Training in History in the Making of One Scholar's Career
Nicholas Canny, National University of Ireland, Galway

Apr 1, 2020 at | College Hall 209

Nicholas Canny (Penn Ph.D. 1971) is author or editor of 11 books and author of over 100 published papers. He specializes in early modern…