1st Colloquium on Latin American Thought, Culture, and History

Posted: 14 de January de 2012 by Fernando Furtado in Event

1st Colloquium on Latin American Thought, Culture, and History

The Wittliff Collections, Albert B. Alkek Library

Texas State University – San Marcos, TX

February 2nd, 2012

9:30 am – 12:20 pm & 2:00 pm – 4:50 pm, lectures and discussion

February 3rd, 2012

10:00 am – 12:00 pm, round table discussion on the role of the
university in the Americas

Speakers:

James Cane-Carrasco (University of Oklahoma)
“The Spirit of Science and the Science of Spirits: Positivism and the
Afterlife in fin-de-siècle Argentina.”

James Maffie (University of Maryland)
“Weaving the Aztec Cosmos: The Metaphysics of the Fifth Age.”

Amy A. Oliver (American University)
“Feminist Philosophy in Latin America: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz to
Carlos Vaz Ferreira.”

Anayra Santory Jorge (University of Puerto Rico)
“‘Not of this World’: The Uncomfortable Relation of Philosophy and the
Present”

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Department of History,
the Department of English, the Center for Multicultural and Gender
Studies, the College of Liberal Arts, the NEH Distinguished Teaching
Professorship in the Humanities, the National Endowment for the
Humanities and the Wittliff Collections.

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