2008-2009 Schedule

Oct. 17, 2008
M. Kittiya Lee, California State, Los Angeles (CHR Faculty Fellow), ‘Tupi or Not Tupi?’:  The Significance of Indian Names in the History of Brazil

Christopher Ebert, Brooklyn College, Provisioning Colonial Salvador de Bahia:  The Urban Market in a Global Port City

Oct. 24, 2008 
Richard Kagan, Johns Hopkins University, People and Places in the Americas:  A Comparative Approach

Nov. 7, 2008  
Nancy van Deusen,  Queens University, The Wrath of God in Seventeenth-Century Lima

Dec. 5, 2008   
Joseph C. Miller, University of Virginia (CHR Senior Fellow), World Historical Dynamics and the Thermodynamics of Portuguese and Spanish ‘Hot Spots’

Feb. 20, 2009 
Fabrìcio Prado,  Emory University, Traversing Empires:  The Atlantic Life of Portuguese Spaniard D. Manuel Cipriano de Melo (c. 1750-c. 1811)

Charles F. Walker,  University of California, Davis, Fears, Visionaries, and Riots in Eighteenth-Century Lima:  Catholicism Challenges the Baroque

April 10, 2009 
Dennis O. Flynn,  University of the Pacific, Pacific Connections and Early Globalization

April 24, 2009 
Timothy J. Coates, College of Charleston, Convicts, Orphans, and Reformed Prostitutes in Several Portuguese Asian Societies

George Souza, Merchants and Commerce in the Portuguese Empire in Asia over the Long Eighteenth Century: Individuals, Institutions, Identities, and Networks

May 8, 2009   
Sanjay Subrahmanyam, University of California, Los Angeles, Of Elephants and Gadflies:  Portuguese-Mughal Dealings, 1572-1632

May 29, 2009
Dana Leibsohn, Smith College and Sofia Sanabrais, Los Angeles  County Museum of Art, After 1560: Trade, Travel and Material Things in Asia and Latin America