David C. Driskell Center

Washington Area Symposium on the History of Latin America

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2002, 1:30PM-4:30PM

Joan Bristol, Assistant Professor, George Mason University

"Medicines and the Mediation of Authority: Blacks and Mulattos in Seventeenth-Century Mexico"

Brian Owensby, Associate Professor, University of Virginia

"'The True and Most Important Liberty': Slaves, Freedom, and Law in Mid-Seventeenth-Century Mexico"

Mary Kay Vaughan, Professor, University of Maryland and Marco Veláquez, Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

"Musical Nationalism in Mexico"

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2002, 9:00AM-12:30PM

Alan McPherson, Assistant Professor, Howard University

"Latin American Anti-Americanism and U.S. Responses: Venezuela 1958"

Erin O’Connor, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

"Dueling Patriarchies: Gender, Indians, and State Formation in Ecuador, 1860-1925"

Alejandra Bronfman, Assistant Professor, Yale University

"From Comparsas to Constitutions: Defining Rights in an Age of "Slippery Populism"