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Latin American Studies

1810: Insurgency in Spanish America

The Latin American Studies Program at Bowdoin College
In celebration of its tenth anniversary

1810: Insurgency in Spanish America
A symposium commemorating the bicentennial
of the declarations of independence


FInsurgency in Spanish Americariday, April 16, 2010
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cram Alumni House
83 Federal Street

“Ambivalent Revolution: Insurgent Mexico and the Virgin Mary in the 1810s” by Dr. William B. Taylor, Muriel McKevitt Sonne Professor Emeritus of History, University of California, Berkeley.

“Post Humanism, Creole Science and the New American Republics: Jorge Tadeo Lozano's La fauna cundinamarquense and the Botanical Expedition of New Granada (Colombia)” by Dr. Luis Fernando Restrepo, Professor of Spanish, Comparative Literature and Latin American Studies at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

“Literature and the Dilemmas of Popular Sovereignty in Post-Independence Argentina” by Dr. Juan Pablo Dabove, Associate Professor at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

“Spain’s 1810: The Elision of Latin American Independence in Benito Pérez
Galdós’s Episodios nacionales.” Dr. David R. George, Jr., Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Bates College.