Special Event:Empires in Context: England, Spain, and the Early Modern Americas

Special Event:Empires in Context: England, Spain, and the Early Modern Americas

USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute
  • Date:
    Friday, February 22, 2013
  • Time:
    9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
  • Room:
    241
  • Cost:
    Free

Description:

Empires in Context: England, Spain, and the Early Modern Americas

Schedule

9:15 am - Coffee

9:30 am  - Carla Pestana, UCLA
"Competing visions, (largely) shared interpretive schemas: English and Spanish views of the failed invasion of Hispaniola/La Isla Española"

10:30 am - Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, USC
"'Of almost all nations': Inter-imperial trade and the problem of 'national character,' ca. 1600-1775"

11:30am - Elena Schneider, College of William and Mary
"'The Conquest of Cuba': Imperial Imaginings in the Atlantic World."

12:30-1:30 pm -Lunch will be provided to those who rsvp to emsi@usc.edu by Monday, February 18, 2013

1:30 pm - Adrian Finucane (workshop organizer), USC
"A Scientist and a Traitor: Early Challenges in Britain's Slave Trade to Spanish America"

2:30 pm - April Lee Hatfield, Texas A & M
"Personal Geopolitics: Negotiating Anglo-Spanish Trade in the Western Caribbean in the 1680’s”

3:30 pm - Closing Discussion