This symposium will examine how culture moves and circulates: across space, time, material conditions, technologies and affects. A great diversity of areas/disciplines are represented in the program: Linguistics, cultural history, environmental studies, sociology, medieval and early modern literatures, anthropology, medical humanities, migration studies, and communication studies, among others.
Plenary lecture by Jorge Cañízares-Esguerra, Alice Drysdale Sheffield Professor of History, The University of Texas at Austin. "New culture? The 16th century Radical Spanish Empire in the Indies". Friday, October 29, 4:00-5:15 pm.
CLACS Affilated Faculty presentations:
- Helaine Silverman, Anthropology. "Affiliative Reterritorialization and the Manco Capac Monument of the Japanese Community in Peru”. Panel 1 Friday, October 29, 9:15-10:30 am.
- Javier Irigoyen-García, Spanish & Portuguese. "Globalizing Iberian Moorishness: Chinese Textiles and Imperial Cultural Identity in Early Colonial Mexico”. Panel 3 Friday, October 29, 1:00-2:15 pm.
Sessions will be held simultaneously in-person at Room 108 Levis Faculty Center (919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801) or via Zoom, registration: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwuceippjIvHtQbp_DJyVlvmd1Dm1e6DDbD