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248. Agency, Identity, and the Petitionary Genre in Colonial Latin America

Friday, 4 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 303, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Felipe Ruan, Brock Univ.

1. "Agencia, identidad y construcción del conocimiento en la carta de Isabel de Guevara a la princesa Juana (1556)," Raul Marrero-Fente, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2. "Y porque estoy pobre y necesitado . . . suplico a vuestra alteza me haga merced de una canonjía," Catalina Andrango-Walker, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.

3. "Indian Petitioners and Legal Rhetoric in Colonial Mexico," Mónica Díaz, Georgia State Univ.

4. "Performing Indigenous Nobility: The Petition of an Inca Noblewoman in Eighteenth-Century Perú," Rocío Quispe-Agnoli, Michigan State Univ.

For primary sources, abstracts, papers (long versions), discussion board, and forum, visit after 28 Nov.


  • Latin American Literature

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