Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Roundtable: "Images, Devotions, and Indigenous Identities in Colonial Mexico"

Mon, February 27, 2012 | GAR 4.100

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Three internationally renowned scholars of colonial Mexican art history and history will discuss their recently published books that examine questions related to indigenous identity, memory, agency patronage, pilgrimage states, and the politics of religious devotions in colonial Mexico.

Jaime Genaro Cuadriello is an art historian and researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas de 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) in the LLILAS Translations from Latin America Series.

William B. Taylor, Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of Shrines and Miraculous Images: Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma (2011).

Ilona Katzew is the Senior Curator of Latin American Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  Her most recent exhibition is the highly acclaimed Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World (2011), for which she also edited a book of the same title.

For more information, contact Paloma Diaz.

Sponsored by: LLILAS, Mexican Center, Institute for Historical Studies, Blanton Museum of Art

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