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How Change Comes: Knowledge + Justice in 2020 | Lecture by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Online only

"Conquest? Collapse and Rise of Ancien Régime in 16th Century Spanish America and the Role of Paper Archives"Lecture by Jorge Cañizares-EsguerraAlice Drysdale Sheffield Professor of History, The University of Texas at Austin

How can distinctive, original scholarship encourage the pursuit of justice in society or the academy? In this new speaker series, scholars who have made indelible statements in both areas discuss the conditions of their work and how their political and intellectual investments inform each other.

Historian and author Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra will speak about his research on 16th century social revolutions after conquest.

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September 25 at 11:00 AM >>In a follow-up event, Professor Cañizares-Esguerra will join Humanities Center Director Roland Greene for a conversation and Q&A about political engagement on Hispanic issues. It will be of special interest to graduate students who seek to cultivate careers that make a difference in the world as well as their field.

This event will take place on Zoom.

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