I along with Dominique E. Garcia (Art History), and Steven G. Anderson (History) will be presenting papers at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Conference for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS). RMCLAS 2011 is from April 6 -9 and will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
We will be presenting on Thursday from 3:00 – 4:50 P.M. Our Panel is entitled: “Indians, Religion and Identity in Colonial Mexico.”
These are the papers that we will be presenting:
E.A. Polanco (University of California, Riverside), “The Women of the Western Solar Realm: Chronicled Nahua Concepts of Maternal Death”
Dominique E. Garcia (University of California, Riverside), “The Use of Pasta de Caña as an Imagined and Realized Expression of P’urhépecha Religious and Cultural Identity in Colonial Michoacán
Steven Gordon Anderson (University of California, Riverside), “Pathways To Power: Religious Resistance And The Indian Inquisition In Central Mexico, 1536-1543”
I will have updates as they arise. In the mean time, head over to RMCLAS 2011’s website for more information on the confrence.