NMSU to host presentation on colonial Latin America
Las Cruces, NM (NMSU) — New Mexico State University’s Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host a presentation on colonial Latin America featuring Sara Vicuna Guengerich at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Nason House, 1070 University Ave.
Guengerich will present a talk entitled “Eva/Ave: Women in the Works of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega and Guaman Poma de Ayala.”
Originally from Bolivia, Guengerich is an assistant professor of colonial Latin American literature and history in the classical and modern languages and literatures at Texas Tech University. She teaches classes in literature, culture and Spanish-American colonial discourses. Guengerich’s research focuses on the analysis of the often-ignored discursive productions of colonial women, predominantly, indigenous women, in the context of the Spanish conquest and colonization of Peru.
She has published articles in Colonial Latin American Review, Hispania, the Journal of the Southwest and Monographic Review and has contributed to numerous anthologies dealing with colonial Latin American topics.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit clabs.nmsu.edu.