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151. Providence as Metanarrative: The Orders and Social Change in Colonial Spanish America

Saturday, 3 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 205, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Cristian Roa, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. "Saving the Indians from the Plagues of New Spain: The Franciscan Colonial Project in Motolinia's Memoriales," Jongsoo Lee, Univ. of North Texas

2. "From Providence to Nature: Discourses on Epidemics and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico," Cristian Roa

3. "De la condena a la salvación: Las erupciones del volcán Pichincha en el discurso religioso de Pedro Mercado," Clara Veronica Valdano, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

4. "Divine Punishment and Moral Changes at the Santa Clara Convent in Quito," Catalina Andrango-Walker, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.


Subject:

  • Latin American Literature

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