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Tuesday, 30 December

760. Early Modern Hemispheric Studies

10:15–11:30 a.m., Nob Hill A, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Colonial Latin American Literatures

Presiding: Gustavo Verdesio, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1. “Religion and the Hemispheric Turn: Theories and Methods,” Stephanie Louise Kirk, Washington Univ.

2. “Ore Both of Gold and of Silver: Early Spanish and English Visions of the Appalachian Region,” Kimberly Borchard, Univ. of Chicago

3. “Juan Ponce de León’s Expeditions to Florida: Toward a Cultural History of the Spanish Empire in the United States (1513–97),” Raul Marrero-Fente, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

4. “Mimetic and Colonial Desire and the English Conquest of Peru,” Geoffrey Shullenberger, Brown Univ.

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