University of Arizona

Morales de Escárcega Collection Lecture Series

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  1. The Morales de Escárcega Family Library, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

    The Morales de Escárcega Family and library odyssey from Tlaxcala, to Puebla, to Mexico City, and the books to Tucson provides a chronicle of national history and intellectual evolution. The talk briefly discusses the family adventure, and evaluates the ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-07 16:58

  2. Take Another Look! Resources for the Study of Mexican Visual Culture in the Morales de Escárcega Collection

    Presented by Professor Stacie Widdifield, Professor of Art History at University of Arizona. Professor Widdifield teaches Colonial and Modern Mexican Art. Her research interests include history, gender, nationalism, and institutions in 19th and early 20th ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-11 16:30

  3. Limpieza de Sangre: Race, Religion and Purity of Blood in Colonial Mexico

    Presented by Dr. Martha Few, Associate Professor of Latin American history at the University of Arizona. She is the author of "Women Who Live Evil Lives: Gender, Religion and the Politics of Power in Colonial Guatemala," and recently published ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-11 17:53

  4. An Understanding of Mexican History through the Morales de Escárcega Collection

    Presented by Dr. Michael Brescia, Curator of Ethnohistory, Arizona State Museum and Professor of History, University of Arizona Department of History. His research and teaching interests include Mexico, colonial borderlands, Spanish water rights in the ...

    castanoe - 2018-05-01 10:38