Conference of the All University of California Latin American History Group
May 5-7, 2000
University of California, Davis
Presentations and discussion by faculty from
UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, UC San Diego
All events are held 2203 Social Science & Humanities Building, (Andrews Conference Room), and are free and open to the public
FRIDAY, 4 P.M.
Keynote address by Professor Friedrich Katz, Morton Hull Professor, University of Chicago
"Nazi Germany and Mexico"
9:30-11:30 A.M. Colonial Religion
Margaret Chowning, UC Berkeley, "Liberalism, Women, and the Church in Mexico: Politics and the Feminization of Piety, 1700-1930"
William Taylor, UC Berkeley, "Guadalupanismo in the Seventeenth Century. Old Quandaries and Some Untapped Sources"
Amos Megged, UC Berkeley Visiting Scholar, "Re-mapping Conversion in the Valley of Mexico, 1530-1570"
Kevin Terraciano, UCLA, "The People of Two Hearts: Ambivalent Responses to Christianity in Early Colonial Oaxaca"
Commentator: Sarah Cline, UC Santa Barbara
12:30-2:30 P.M. The State, Society, and Culture in Modern Latin America
Dain Borges, UC San Diego, "Machado de Assis and the Historians"
Michael Monteón, UC San Diego, "The Official Party and Popular Mobilization in Mexico, 1929-1938"
José Moya, UCLA, "Dangerous Women in the Land of the Tango: Anarchist Feminism in belle epoque Buenos Aires"
Commentator: David Sweet, UC Santa Cruz
3-5 P.M. Linking the Americas
Andrés Reséndez, UC Davis, TBA
Alex Saragoza, UC Berkeley, "Mexico, Mexicanos, and Mexicans in the U.S.: the Ties that Bind and Divide"
Peter Smith, UC San Diego, TBA
Commentators: Louis Warren, UC Davis
9:30-11:30 A.M. Violence and Memory
Christine Hünefeldt, UC San Diego, "Violence Against Women and Institutional Memory in Nineteenth-century Lima"
Cecilia Méndez, UC Santa Barbara, "Gobierno en Uchuraccay: Language and Practices of Power in a Rural Andean Society: Huanta and the Early Republic of Peru"
Eric Van Young, UC San Diego, "Of Tempests and Teapots: Imperial Crisis and Local Conflict in Mexico at the End of the Eighteenth Century"
William Summerhill, UCLA, "Party, Faction, and Economic Policy in Late Imperial Brazil"
Steven Topik, UC Irvine, "The Culture of Economics"
Dean's Office, Division of Social Sciences
With Additional Support from
Hemispheric Institute on the Americas (HIA); Center for History, Society and Culture; Graduate Studies; Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies; UCD Humanities Institute; Department of History
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UCD Davis, CA 95616
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