Thursday, 27 December
113. The Missing Source: Foregrounding Fragmentary Evidence in the Reinterpretation of Colonial Texts
7:00–8:15 p.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Colonial Latin American Literatures
Presiding: Cynthia L. Stone, Coll. of the Holy Cross
1. “Columbus’s Postils to d’Ailly’s Ymago mundi: Toward an Epistemology of the Margins in the Documentary Corpus of the Discovery,” Nicolas Wey-Gomez, Brown Univ.
2. “Writing History for a New World: Fernández de Oviedo’s Processes of Composition and Revision,” Kathleen Myers, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
3. “The Quito Manuscript: The Submerged Native Text in the Historical Memoirs of Peru,” Sabine Hyland, Saint Norbert Coll.
Respondent: Veronica A. Salles-Reese, Georgetown Univ.