Roundtable: "Images, Devotions, and Indigenous Identities in Colonial Mexico"
Mon, February 27, 2012 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM • GAR 4.100
This roundtable will bring together three internationally renowned scholars of colonial Mexican art history and history to discuss their recently published books that examine questions related to indigenous identity and memory, visual culture, patronage and pilgrimage sites, and the politics of religious devotions in colonial Mexico.
Jaime Cuadriello is an art historian and researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas-UNAM. His award winning Las glorias de la República de Tlaxcala (2006) was recently translated into English as The Glories of the Republic of Tlaxcala. Art and Life in Viceregal Mexico (2011).
William B. Taylor is the Muriel McKevitt Sonne Professor Emeritus, Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, author of Shrines and Miraculous Images: Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma (2011).
Ilona Katzew is the Senior Curator of Latin American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her most recent exhibition is the highly acclaimed Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World (2011) and she is also editor of Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World (2011).
The roundtable will take place at the Institute for Historical Studies, GAR 4.100, 2-4 p.m. on Monday February 27, 2012. This event is sponsored by the Mexican Center, LLILAS, the Institute for Historical Studies, and the Blanton Museum of Art.