Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Workshop: "This Mexican Marvel": Manuel Tolsá's Equestrian Statue of Charles IV , Neoclassicism, & the Politics of Good Taste in Late Colonial Mexico" by Dr. Susan Deans-Smith, UT Austin

Mon, February 21, 2011 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

A workshop presented by Dr. Susan Deans-Smith (Ph.D. Cambridge University, 1984), Associate Professor of History at UT Austin.  Her research and teaching interests include the history of Colonial Latin America and the Spanish Empire, with particular emphasis on Mexico and the Andean region, society and culture in 17th and 18th century Mexico and the Andes, and comparative colonial history.   She received a Herbert Eugene Bolton Memorial Prize, Honorable Mention, for her Bureaucrats, Planters, and Workers - the Making of the Tobacco Monopoly in Bourbon Mexico (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992). She is currently completing a book on the political, social and cultural history of the Royal Academy of San Carlos in late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Mexico.

Professor Deans-Smith's faculty page.

RSVP required. Please email Courtney Meador before 9am on Friday, Febraury 18.  Free and open to public.


Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Dept. of History, Center for European Studies

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