09 Oct Rare Books Virtual Lecture — Armchair Indigeneity
The Rare Books Department invites you to view its most recent virtual lecture, “Armchair Indigeneity: Memory, Language, Dissolution, Exile, Extinction.”
We look at writings by and about indigenous peoples in Mexico, reflecting on some of the consequences of conquest, and attempts to recover an identity lost and then reimagined.
Explore Mesoamerican manuscripts
Western European texts in indigenous languages
and contemporary reflections on colonization, uncertainty, insecurity, collision, memory, identity theft, cultural impersonation — all found in books, past and present, as witness to a relationship that went before, changed, and prevails.