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Juan Carlos Estenssoro’s “The inescapable Indian: Yungas, chunchos and serranos in the geographical, social and pictorial imaginings of Perú, 16th through 18th centuries.”
May 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Juan Carlos Estenssoro is an historian and professor of Iberian and Latin American Studies at l’Université Paris, where he also directs the Center for Research on Colonial Spanish America (CRAEC). He is one of the world’s leading specialists in colonial Andean society, religion, music, and art, and the author of serval award winning books and articles. His pathbreaking book Del paganismo a la santidad: La incorporación de los indios del Perú al catolicismo (1532-1750) (Lima, 2003), is considered a classic. Other books include Música y sociedad coloniales: Lima 1680-1830 (Lima, 1989), and, with other collaborators, La Música en el Perú (1985, 1989, 2007). The lecture will delivered in Spanish with an interpreter from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. It will be followed by a short break and an extended Q and A session until 7:00 pm. Refreshments will be served. This event is organized by LAIS and the History Department with generous cosponsorship from the office of the Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts.