History Department
History Department

IHS Workshop: "Interstices: Pardos, Mulatos and the Purchase of Whiteness in the Spanish Indies"

Mon, October 11, 2010 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Dr. Juan Manuel Valdes of Lima, Peru
Dr. Juan Manuel Valdes of Lima, Peru

Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) presentes a workshop by Dr. Ann Twinam (Ph.D., Yale University, 1976), professor of history at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research and teaching interests include colonial Spanish America, early modern Spain, and the Hispanic imperial world. 

Her most recent book is Public Lives, Private Secrets: Gender, Honor, Sexuality and Illegitimacy in Colonial Spanish America (Stanford University Press, 1999). As an IHS fellow, Twinam will be researching the purchase of whiteness in colonial Spanish America.

Professor Twinam's faculty page

Responder: Alida C. Metcalf, professor of history at Rice University

Professor Metcalf's faculty page

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

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