(p. xi) Contributors
(p. xi) Contributors
Ignacio Almada Bay,
Research Professor at the Colegio de Sonora and member of the Mexican Sistema Nacional de Investigadores and of the Academia Mexicana de la Historia. His research areas include historiography and the political, social, and cultural history of Sonora. Almada Bay’s recent publications include: with Amparo Angélica Reyes Gutiérrez and David Contreras Tónari, “Medidas ofensivas y defensivas de los vecinos de Sonora en respuesta a las incursiones apaches, 1854–1890,” Historia Mexicana (2016), and with Norma de León Figueroa, “Las gratificaciones por cabelleras. Una táctica del gobierno del Estado de Sonora en el combate a los apaches, 1830–1880,” Intersticios Sociales. Revista Semestral de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (2016). He coedited with José Marcos Medina Bustos the book De los márgenes al centro. Sonora en la independencia y la revolución: cambios y continuidades (2011).
received her PhD in Art History from Harvard University. She is Senior Research Fellow and Professor at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (UNAM). She has taught at the Universities of Chicago and Pennsylvania, the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, and various Mexican and South American universities. She received the 2005 UNAM prize for Research in the Arts. Her publications include numerous articles on Jesuit and Franciscan missions, painting and sculpture in New Spain, as well as the books La arquitectura de la plata: iglesias monumentales del centro-norte de México, 1640–1750 (1991), and La catedral de Saltillo y sus imágenes (2005). Bargellini has collaborated with local communities and helped to found the Laboratorio de Diagnóstico de Obras de Arte at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he teaches courses on Religion in the Americas, Borderlands, Indigenous Christianities, and Religion and Violence. His forthcoming book, Missions Begin with Blood: Salvation and Suffering in Northern New Spain, unpacks the rhetoric and rituals that helped Jesuits and indigenous communities make sense of suffering in the frontier missions of New Spain. He has published on the twentieth-century borderlands healer Teresa Urrea as well as trans-national efforts to memorialize and mobilize the legacy of Jesuit missionary Francisco Eusebio Kino in Mexico, the United States, and Europe.
Researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (UNAM) in Oaxaca City. His research centers on cultural landscapes, pre-contact and colonial rock art of the north of Mexico (with emphasis on Durango and the Isthmus of (p. xii) Tehuantepec), and processes of decolonization. His recent publications include: the edited volume La vitalidad de las voces indígenas: arte rupestre del contacto y en sociedades coloniales (2015), the book Paisajes y fronteras de Durango Prehispánico (2012), and “The Impact of a Colonial Road on the Rock Art of Northern Mexico,” article published in the Australian journal Rock Art Research (2014).
Associate Professor of history at the Universidad de Costa Rica. Her field of research is the political, cultural, and socioeconomic interaction between states, Catholic missionaries, and indigenous communities in Costa Rica and Colombia. She holds BA and MA degrees from the Universidad de Costa Rica, and a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. Her book La frontera indígena de la Gran Talamanca, 1840–1930 (2014) was awarded with the Premio Áncora en Historia 2013–2014 in Costa Rica. Her recent article, “Indigenous Citizenship Between Borderlands and Enclaves. Elections in Talamanca, Costa Rica, 1880–1913,” was published in the Hispanic American Historical Review (2016).
Amy Turner Bushnell,
now retired, enjoys courtesy appointments as Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Brown University and Researcher in Residence at the John Carter Brown Library. Best known as a historian of the Iberian Borderlands, her books include The King’s Coffer: Proprietors of the Spanish Florida Treasury, 1565–1702 (1981), and Situado and Sabana: Spain’s Support System for the Presidio and Mission Provinces of Florida (1995). Her most-cited shorter piece is the chapter “Indigenous America and the Limits of the Atlantic World, 1493–1825,” in Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal, ed. Jack P. Greene and Philip Morgan (2009). Her current projects include a collection of her essays on comparative colonization, a new edition of God’s Protecting Providence: Jonathan Dickinson’s Journal, and a book with the working title of “The Indomitable Nations: Patterns of Security, Autonomy, and Domain in the Indian Americas.”
Viviana E. Conti,
Researcher with the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) in Argentina and the Unidad de Investigación en Historia Regional is also a Senior Professor at the Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales of the Universidad Nacional de Jujuy, Argentina. She received her doctorate in history from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Her research deals with the economic and social history of the south Andean space. Her recent publications include El éxodo de 1812 (2012); Jujuy de la Revolución de Mayo a nuestros días. 1810–1910–2010 (2010); and the article “El puerto de La Mar en el Pacífico Sur. Vinculaciones con el interior del espacio surandino. Flujos y redes mercantiles 1827–1850,” Anuario de Estudios Bolivianos, Archivísticos y Bibliográficos (2014).
Research Professor at the Colegio de Michoacán, Mexico and member of the Mexican Sistema Nacional de Investigadores. She is a founding member of the Red de Historia Demográfica (Mexico). Her research focuses on the settlement of the city of Chihuahua (1709–1851) and the history and anthropology of the Sierra Tepehuana. She is the author of Poblar la frontera. La provincia de Santa Bárbara durante los siglos XVI y XVII (2006) and has published many articles on the settlement (p. xiii) of the north of New Spain. Recently, she co-edited a book about smallpox epidemics (2010) and another about measles epidemics (2017). She has been guest researcher at the Clements Center of the Southern Methodist University (2007), the University of Bremen, Germany (2012), and the Institut National de Démographie Historique, France (2014).
Drew Edward Davies,
a music historian specializing in the Spanish world of the sixteenth through early nineteenth centuries, is Associate Professor of Musicology and Director of Graduate Music Studies at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, as well as Academic Coordinator of the Seminario de Música en la Nueva España y el México Independiente in Mexico City. Among his publications are Santiago Billoni: Complete Works (2011), Catálogo de la Colección de Música del Archivo Histórico de la Arquidiócesis de Durango (2013), articles in Music and Urban Society in Colonial Latin America (2011), and Catálogo de las obras de música del Archivo del Cabildo Catedral Metropolitano de México, co-authored with Lucero Enríquez and Analía Cherñavsky (2014).
Susan M. Deeds,
Professor Emeritus, Northern Arizona University, received her PhD in history from the University of Arizona. She is the author of Defiance and Deference in Colonial Mexico: Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya (2003), and co-author with Michael C. Meyer and William L. Sherman of The Course of Mexican History, 6th-11th editions (1998–2018). She has published over 30 articles in professional journals and scholarly anthologies on the colonial history and ethnohistory of northern Mexico in the thematic areas of ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, and cultural history. Her current book project is entitled “No Fear of Flying: Mischief, Gender, and Interethnic Relations in a Northern Frontier Community of New Spain.”
José Refugio de la Torre Curiel,
Professor in the Department of History at the Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico received his PhD in History from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on interethnic contacts in northwest New Spain, the Franciscan order in colonial Mexico, and the connections between male religious orders and the history of cartography. He has published articles in academic journals and chapters in collective volumes. He is the author of Vicarios en entredicho. Crisis y desestructuración de la provincia franciscana de Santiago de Xalisco, 1749–1860 (2001); Twilight of the Mission Frontier: Shifting Interethnic Alliances and Social Organization in Sonora, 1768–1855 (2012); and editor of Expansión territorial y formación de espacios de poder en la Nueva España (2016).
Pilar García Jordán,
Professor of History of the Americas at the Universidad de Barcelona is the director of the Taller de Estudios e Investigaciones Andino-Amazónicos (TEIAA). She has also served as a visiting professor in various European and Latin American Universities. Her research focuses on the construction of the Latin American nation-state, nationalization policies in the lowlands of Peru and Bolivia, the functions played by Catholic missions (in particular in Guarayos), and representations of the eastern regions of Bolivia. Among other monographs, she is the author of El Estado propone, los carai disponen y los guarayos devienen ciudadanos, 1939–1953. El impacto de (p. xiv) la secularización en Guarayos (2015); “Yo soy libre y no indio: soy guarayo.” Para una historia de Guarayos, 1790–1948 (2006), and Cruz y arado, fusiles y discursos. La construcción de los Orientes en el Perú y Bolivia, 1820-1940 (2001).
studied at the École Normale Supérieure (Paris). Once a member of the CEMCA (Mexico) and the Casa de Velázquez (Madrid), he is now Researcher at the CNRS and Professor at the Rennes 2 University (France). He is Director of the Nuevo Mundo. Mundos Nuevos journal and specializes on the Hispanic American colonial frontiers, particularly Tucumán and Nueva Vizcaya. His research deals with warfare, indigenous autonomy and colonial classifications. Author of Pour une géopolitique de la guerre des Tepehuán (1616–1619) (2003), he edited Fronteras movedizas. Clasificaciones coloniales y dinámicas socioculturales en las fronteras americanas (2010) and coedited (with Gilles Havard and Salvador Bernabéu) La indianización. Cautivos, renegados, misioneros y «hommes libres» en los confines americanos (Siglos XVI–XVIII) (2012), and (with Paula López Caballero) Régimes nationaux d’altérité. États-nation et altérités autochtones en Amérique latine, 1810–1950 (2016).
Catherine Tracy Goode
graduated from the University of Arizona with a dissertation on the central role of New Spain (Mexico) in the world economy of the early modern period. Her “Merchant-Bureaucrats, Unwritten Contracts, and Fraud in the Manila Galleon Trade,” was published by the University of New Mexico Press in the volume Greedy Officials, Whiny Subjects, and Atlantic Networks. Currently she is preparing the manuscript “Family, Fraud, and Fortunes: Extended Family Networks in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy.” As an independent consultant and research advisor with archival experience in Spain, Mexico, the United States, and the Philippines, she works in libraries and manuscript collections dating from the sixteenth to twentieth centuries.
Anna Guiteras Mombiola
is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She holds a PhD in History from Universitat de Barcelona, and in 2014–2016 she was a postdoctoral fellow at Universität zu Köln. Her research focuses on the colonization of the Bolivian Amazon, the changes that occurred in native societies perceived as civilized due to their insertion into the new liberal and republican order, and educational projects designed to promote the incorporation of certain ethnic groups into national society. Author of the book De los llanos de Mojos a las cachuelas del Beni, 1842–1938. Conflictos locales, recursos naturales y participación indígena en la Amazonía boliviana (2012), she has also published articles in specialized journals and chapters in collective works.
received a PhD in Archaeology and Art History from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. She is Researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (UNAM) and Professor at the Posgrado en Historia del Arte (UNAM), specialized on the north of Mesoamerica. She has contributed research on archaeology and rock art to several interdisciplinary projects. Currently she coordinates the project Arte rupestre y la voz de las comunidades. Among her most recent publications are “De perros pelones, buzos y Spondylus. Una historia continental” (2016), and “De (p. xv) Teotihuacan al cañón de Chaco: nueva perspectiva sobre las relaciones entre Mesoamérica y el suroeste de los Estados Unidos” (2011), both in Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas. She also co-edited with José Luis Punzo Historia de Durango, vol. 1: Época antigua (2010).
Professor of History emerita at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan where she taught until 2010, received her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin. She also taught at Catholic University, Washington, DC (1981–1983), Universidade de Brasília (1977–1978), and Universidade Federal de Goiás (1993, 1996). Her principal publication is Slave Life in Rio de Janeiro, 1808–1850 (A vida dos escravos no Rio de Janeiro, 1808–1850) (1987). Her new book, Before Brasília: Frontier Life in Central Brazil (2016), traces the social evolution of the states of Goiàs and Tocantins from a colonial society characterized by enslavement and conquest to one integrated by a predominantly free population of color along with autonomous indigenous nations.
Associate Professor of history at the University at Buffalo (SUNY), completed his PhD at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of The Forbidden Lands: Colonial Identity, Frontier Violence, and the Persistence of Brazil’s Eastern Indians, 1750–1830 (2006) and the editor of Native Brazil: Beyond the Convert and the Cannibal, 1500–1900 (2014). His current research focuses on wilderness expeditions and the projection of Portuguese power in the Brazilian interior during the late colonial period.
Danna A. Levin Rojo,
Research Professor at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Campus Azcapotzalco, México, received a BA degree in history from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and a PhD in social anthropology from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom. Her research interests include transculturation in the Spanish American colonial borderlands and interethnic relations in the United States Southwest, with emphasis on contemporary New Mexico. She is the author of Return to Aztlan: Indians, Spaniards, and the Invention of Nuevo México (2014) and coeditor, among other books, of Las vías del noroeste III: genealogías, transversalidades y convergencias (2011) and Los grupos nativos del septentrión novohispano ante la independencia de México, 1810–1847 (2010).
Kristin Dutcher Mann,
Professor of History and Social Studies Education Coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is the author of The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810 (2010). She has also published articles on music and teaching, colonial celebrations for Easter and Christmas, and music in the Franciscan and Jesuit orders.
Sean F. McEnroe,
Associate Professor at Southern Oregon University specializes in the history of religion, ideology, and state formation in the Atlantic world. He is the author of From Colony to Nationhood in Mexico: Laying the Foundations, 1560–1840 (2012), a work which describes the gradual integration of European and indigenous governance, and the origins of Mexican citizenship. His publications have explored the culture and politics of violence in the frontier spaces of Mexico, the United States, and the (p. xvi) Philippines. He is currently writing a comparative history of indigenous leadership within Europe’s multi-ethnic American empires.
José Marcos Medina Bustos,
Research Professor at the Colegio de Sonora is a member of the Red Nacional de Historia Demográfica, the Red de Estudios Históricos del Noroeste, and the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores, México. His research interests include historiography and the political, social, and demographic history of Sonora from 1750 to 1850. Editor of the book Violencia interétnica en la frontera norte novohispana y mexicana. Siglos XVII–XIX (2015), he recently published “De las elecciones a la rebelión. Respuestas de los indígenas de Sonora al liberalismo, 1812-1836,” in Pueblos indígenas de Latinoamérica. Incorporación, conflicto, ciudadanía y representación. Siglo XIX (2015), and “Entre el informe moderno y el discurso tradicional. Representaciones sobre la población en la intendencia de Arizpe, 1792,” in Expansión territorial y formación de espacios de poder en la Nueva España (2016).
Izabel Missagia de Mattos,
Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, teaches graduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of History and Social Sciences. She has authored a book titled Civilização e Revolta: Os Botocudos e a Catequese na Província de Minas (2004). This work, awarded by the National Association of Post-graduation and Research in Social Sciences (ANPOCS, 2003), is the fruit of her doctoral research at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil. She is presently investigating, with a grant from the Rio de Janeiro Foundation for Research Support (Fundação de Apoio à Pesquisa do Rio de Janeiro), processes related to social memory, cultural heritage and landscapes of the indigenous peoples of Minas Gerais.
is a historian by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, also holding an MA and PhD in history by the University of California, Davis. She specializes in colonial Latin American history, transatlantic networks and empires in early modern times. She was recipient of several fellowships, including the University of California Pacific Rim Research Program, the Grant for Research in Atlantic History from Harvard University, and the Reed-Smith Dissertation Year Fellowship to the most promising dissertation at UC Davis History Department. She was Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellow at the UCLA Center for 17th & 18th Century Studies and was postdoctoral researcher at the Instituto de Historia of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.
John M. Monteiro
was, until his untimely death in 2013, Professor of Anthropology at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil. He authored Negros da Terra: Índios e Bandeirantes nas Origens de São Paulo (1994), a seminal contribution to Brazilian indigenous history, and Guia de Fontes para a História Indígena e do Indigenismo em Arquivos Brasileiros: Acervos das Capitais (1994). A leading authority on the lowland Indians of South America, he published dozens of articles and chapters in Brazilian, Portuguese, U.S., and British journals and edited collections. Generous in his service to the field and his mentoring of students, he directed his university’s Instituto de Filosofia (p. xvii) e Ciências Humanas and chaired its Anthropology Department while supervising more than two dozen doctoral dissertations and masters’ theses.
Martha Ortega Soto
received her PhD in Humanities-History from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Campus Iztapalapa, México. Since 1989 she is Research Professor at the same University. Ortega has researched the colonization of Northwestern America and the frontiers of the Spanish and Russian empires in that region. From 2000 she has conducted research in the history of science and technology, having participated in the organization of Manuel Sandoval Vallarta’s personal archive housed at the campus of UAM-Iztapalapa. Her scholarship is oriented to world history, over long time periods and in extended regions. Her published books and articles cover Spanish and Russian colonization in northwestern America and the history of physics.
Associate Professor of History at the College of William and Mary, teaches classes on Colonial Latin America and the Atlantic World. His research focuses on cross-border dynamics, social networks, commerce, contraband trade, and corruption in the South American Cono Sur. He is the author of Colonia do Sacramento: o extremo sul da América portuguesa (2002), and Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Rio de la Plata (2015). Prado has been a research fellow at the Instituto de Historia Nacional y Americana Emilio Ravignani, Buenos Aires, Argentina; a member of the International Seminar for the History of the Atlantic World at Harvard University, and has held fellowships at the School of History of the University of Saint Andrews, Scotland; the Lilly Library, and the John Carter Brown Library.
is the Gussenhoven Distinguished Professor of Latin American Studies and History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her research and teaching on Iberoamerican frontiers during the colonial and early national periods focus on the intersection of environmental and social history through interdisciplinary methodologies. Her publications include Landscapes of Power and Identity: Comparative Histories in the Sonoran Desert and the Forests of Amazonia from Colony to Republic (2005); she is co-editor with Paul Readman and Chad Bryant of Borderlands in World History (Palgrave, 2014). Radding has published articles in Hispanic American Historical Review, The Americas, Boletín Americanista, and Latin American Research Review as well as numerous chapters in collaborative publications in Mexico, Bolivia, the U.S., and Europe.
Professor of History at the University of California, Davis earned his BA in International Relations at El Colegio de México in Mexico City and his MA and PhD in History at the University of Chicago. His books include Changing National Identities at the Frontier (2005), A Land So Strange (2007), and most recently The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America (2016).
Heather F. Roller,
Associate Professor of History at Colgate University is currently writing a book on the political choices and motivations of independent Indians in the interior of Brazil during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Her first book, (p. xviii) Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil (2014), won the Howard F. Cline Memorial Prize from the Conference on Latin American History and the Roberto Reis Book Award from the Brazilian Studies Association.
Linda M. Rupert,
Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, teaches courses on the Atlantic World and Caribbean history. She is the author of Creolization and Contraband: Curaçao in the Early Modern Atlantic World (2012), and has published articles in, among others, Itinerario, Slavery and Abolition, and numerous edited volumes. She is the recipient of fellowships at the John Carter Brown Library and the National Humanities Center.
Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University received her PhD from Yale University. Her first monograph, Asian Slaves in Colonial Mexico: From Chinos to Indians (2014) won the Berkshire Conference Book Prize for 2014. She is currently working on a book project about indigenous trade routes in early North America. Her specializations include: Mexican history, early modern economics, global Spanish empire, seventeenth-century Philippine Islands, slavery, borderlands, and nineteenth-century US Mexico relations.
Cecilia Sheridan Prieto,
Senior Researcher at the Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, Northeast Region, Mexico received her doctorate in history from the Colegio de México. Her research focus is on colonization and indigenous territorialities in the northeast of New Spain. She has published numerous articles and chapters in edited volumes as well as two books: Anónimos y desterrados. La contienda por el “sitio que llaman de Quauyla” (2000), and Fronterización del espacio hacia el norte de la Nueva España (2015). She is a member of the Academia Mexicana de Ciencias and the Mexican Sistema Nacional de Investigadores. In 2016 she received the Premio Atanasio G. Sarabia, granted by the Fundación Cultural Banamex for the best professional research on regional history.
Juan Carlos Solórzano Fonseca,
Research Professor retired from the Escuela de Historia and the Centro de Investigaciones Históricas de América Central, Universidad de Costa Rica, is a member of the Academia de Geografía e Historia de Costa Rica. He received his doctorate from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Université de Paris and was later a Fulbright scholar at Tulane University. His research interests include the economic history of Costa Rica (1570–1821), indigenous populations of the Costa Rican borderlands, and the borderlands of Central America. The following books are among his most recent publications: Los indígenas en la frontera de la colonización: Costa Rica 1502–1930 (2013), and América Antigua: los pueblos precolombinos desde el poblamiento original hasta los inicios de la conquista española (2010).
Barbara A. Sommer,
Professor of History and Johnson Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at Gettysburg College, has published on Amazonian history in the following journals: Slavery & Abolition; The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Latin (p. xix) American History; Journal of Latin American Studies, and Colonial Latin American Historical Review. Her essays in edited collections include “The Amazonian Native Nobility in Late-Colonial Pará,” in Native Brazil: Beyond the Convert and the Cannibal (2014), and “Wigs, Weapons, Tattoos, and Shoes: Getting Dressed in Colonial Amazonia and Brazil,” in The Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas (2007). She received a PhD in History with an Anthropology minor from the University of New Mexico and has been awarded research fellowships by the Fundação Luso-Americana, the John Carter Brown Library, and the Fulbright Commission.
María Ximena Urbina Carrasco
received her doctorate from the Universidad de Sevilla and is now Professor at the Instituto de Historia of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile. She conducts research on the southern borderlands of Chile in the colonial period. Besides her more than 30 articles and chapters in edited volumes, she has published La frontera “de arriba” en Chile Colonial. Interacción hispano-indígena en el territorio entre Valdivia y Chiloé, e imaginario de sus bordes geográficos, 1600–1800 (2009), and Fuentes para la Historia de la Patagonia Occidental, siglos XVI y XVII (2014). She has received the Miguel Cruchaga Tocornal Prize, from the Academia Chilena de la Historia, and the Historia Colonial Silvio Zavala Prize, from the Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia.
Dana Velasco Murillo,
Associate Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego focuses her research on recovering the voices of native peoples and women in colonial northern Mexico. She is the author of Urban Indians in a Silver City: Zacatecas, Mexico, 1546–1810 (2016), and the co-editor of City Indians in Spain’s American Empire: Urban Indigenous Society in Colonial Mesoamerica and Andean South America, 1530–1810 (2014). Velasco Murillo’s published work also appears in the Hispanic American Historical Review and Ethnohistory. Her current research project considers New Spain’s sixteenth century frontier wars and peacemaking campaigns from the perspectives of nonsedentary native peoples.
researcher of the Consejo Nacional de Investigación Científica (CONICET), Argentina, is Associate Professor at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires. He obtained his PhD in Anthropology from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. His book Religión y poder en las misiones guaraníes (2009) garnered the Latin American Association Studies Premio Iberoamericano Book Award (2010). Wilde edited Saberes de la conversión. Jesuitas, indígenas e imperios coloniales en las fronteras de la cristiandad (2011), and has published articles on indigenous history, colonial art and music, and Jesuit missions in South America. He has received fellowships from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany), and the National Museum of Ethnology (Japan).
Jason M. Yaremko,
professor of history who teaches in the Department of History and in the Faculty of Education Access program at the University of Winnipeg. His scholarship focuses on ethnohistory with a strong interest in comparative colonization, borderlands, (p. xx) and indigenous and cultural history in the Americas. His current work engages several lines of research including indigenous diaspora and transculturation, extinction tropes, and indigenous identity, sovereignty, and cultural persistence. He is author of Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515–1900 (2016) and a number of publications on colonization and indigenous peoples in North America, Cuba, and the Circum-Caribbean.
Ines G. Županov,
Senior Research Fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris is the current director of the Centre d’études de l’Inde/l’Asie du Sud (CNRS-EHESS). She is a social/cultural historian of Catholic missions in South Asia and has also worked on other topics related to Portuguese empire. Her latest monograph co-written with Ângela Barreto Xavier is Catholic Orientalism; Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge, 16th–18th Centuries (2015). She has coedited six books and her articles in various languages are published in edited books and journals like Indian Economic and Social History Review, Archives de sciences sociales des religions, Journal of Early Modern History, or RES: Anthropology and Esthetics.
Michelle Aguilar Vera,
independent photographer and researcher. She recently co-authored with Danna Levin Rojo “El registro audiovisual del Poema urbano de Grupo Março: las posibilidades de la práctica estética como micropolítica y etnografía,” in Variaciones sobre cine etnográfico: entre la documentación antropológica y la experimentación estética (2017).