2015 TePaske Seminar – Georgetown U and U of Maryland, College Park

Georgetown University (Bunn Intercultural Center, ICC 450)
Friday, March 20, 2015 – 10:00 AM to Saturday, March 21, 2015 – 4:30 PM

The TePaske Seminar (named in honor of John J. TePaske) is a vibrant and collegial gathering of scholars organized in a workshop-fashion, with 10 pre-circulated papers presented over the course of 2 days. Please direct any questions about the seminar to either Alejandro Cañeque (acaneque@umd.edu) in the Department of History at the University of Maryland or to Joanne Rappaport in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University (rappapoj@georgetown.edu).

Friday, March 20th

10:00-11:00  Judith Mansilla (History, Florida International University), “Spanish State-Building and the Rebuilding of Lima after the Quake of 1687: Limeños and their Quest for Legitimizing their Plans of Reconstruction.”
11:00-12:00 Eva Mehl (History, University of North Carolina at Wilmington), “Requests for Deportation: Parents, Youngsters, Wives, and the State in the Banishment of Mexicans to the Philippines, 1765-1811.”

12:00-1:00 lunch

1:00-2:00  Kelly McDonough (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Texas at Austin), “Beyond Nahuas and Spaniards: Indigenous Noble and Commoner Relationships in Colonial Tlaxcala.”
2:00-3:00  Chad McCutcheon (History, Texas Christian University), “Gendered Dualities: Mestizo Identity and Multiethnic Views of Mestizaje in Early Colonial Peru.”

3:00-3:30 coffee break

3:30-4:30  Scot Cave (History, Pennsylvania State University), “‘Madalena, La Lengua!’: An Indian Woman and the Making of the Early Circum-Caribbean.”

Saturday, March 21st
10:00-11:00  James Little-Almeida (History, Florida International University), “Sovereignty, Slavery, and the Sea: Interimperial Conflict in the Sixteenth-Century Slave Trade.”
11:00-12:00  Michelle A. McKinley (Law, University of Oregon), “Freedom at the Font: Baptismal Manumission and Re-Enslavement in Colonial Lima.”

1:00-2:00  José Eduardo Cornelio (Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University), “‘Viva el Inca Católico’: Políticas del afecto, subalternidad y performatividades festivas en el siglo XVIII
2:00-3:00  Alexander Hidalgo (History, Texas Christian University), “The Trail of Footprints: Mapmaking and Authorship in Colonial Oaxaca.”

3:30-4:30  Rocío Quispe-Agnoli (Hispanic Studies, Michigan State University), “Negotiating Nobility of Blood on Paper: Spanish-Inca Coats of Arms, Portraits, and Royal Decrees.”

The organizers would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: The Department of History and the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University, The Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park.