From History to Science in the Early Modern Atlantic

April 29, 2014, Washington, D.C., United States

Please join us Tuesday, April 29th for a one-day symposium: From History to Science in the Early Modern Atlantic. The symposium will explore the role of indigenous people, ethnographers, and naturalists in the Spanish Atlantic in the development of early modern science. We will have a keynote by Jorge Cañizares Esguerra, two plenaries by José Pardo Tomás and Carlos Viesca Treviño and presentations by María Portuondo, Marcy Norton, Ralph Bauer and Jaime Marroquín Arredondo. Please see the flyer with a tentative schedule.

Mexican Institute of Culture
2829 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
(202) 728-1628

The event is sponsored by the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute (MEMSI) at George Washington University, the Kislak Family Foundation, the Early Americas Working Group, the Mexican Institute of Culture, the Embassy of Spain and George Washington University.

Light breakfast, lunch and ‘Mexican tapas’ in the closing reception will be provided. Although this event is free and open to the public, we need accurate numbers and therefore ask you to RSVP here.

The flyer may be viewed at http://www.gwmemsi.com/2014/03/from-history-to-science-in-early-modern.html .

Posted: April 01, 2014