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Pragmatism Seminar with Leila Gomez: Humboldt’s Views of Nature, Chapters 6 (Volcanoes) and 8 (Plateau of Cajamarca)


From: Friday, November 16, 2018, 03:30pm

To: Friday, November 16, 2018, 06:30pm

The Pragmatism working group hosts Leila Gomez, Associate Professor Spanish and Comparative Literature at the University of Colorado - Boulder.

The focus will be on Chapters 6 and 8 of Humboldt's Views of Nature, specifically, How can we use Humboldt’s travels in and writing about Latin America as an analytic for the study of the global economy, new empires, Latin American national (in)dependences, and environmentalism?

Co-Sponsored by the Departments of Spanish and Portuguese, English, History, and American Studies; Program in Comparative Literature; Pragmatism Working Group (CCA); Americanist Seminar; and Natura: Science and Epistemology Working Group

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