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12th Rio de la Plata Workshop

February 26, 2021, 3:00 pm - February 27, 2021, 3:00 pm UTC-4

A Book Slam Celebrating Six New Books with Their Authors


Watch the videos of each day’s conversation here:

Friday, February 26

Saturday, February 27

Friday, February 26, 2021

3:00 pm EST

  • Colonial Kinship: Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay–  Shawn Austin
  • A Silver River in a Silver World Dutch Trade in the Rio de la Plata, 1648–1678 –David Freeman
  • Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South AmericaJeffrey Erbig Jr.

Interviewer: Viviana Grieco

Host: Fabrício Prado

Saturday, February 27, 2021

12:00 noon EST

  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Black Women, the Law, and the Making of a White Argentine Republic –Erika Edwards
  • A Woman, a Man, a Nation: Mariquita Sánchez, Juan Manuel de Rosas, and the Beginnings of Argentina –Jeffrey Shumway
  • Staging Frontiers: The Making of Modern Popular Culture in Argentina and Uruguay –William Acree Jr.

Interviewer: Alex Borucki

Host: Fabrício Prado

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