Convict Transportation and Indigenous Exile in Southern South America (VIRTUAL)
The Latin American History Working Group brings together Latin American historians—both faculty and graduate students—for serious, extended, and creative intellectual exchange. Monthly meetings feature paper presentations by faculty members, graduate students, and invited scholars. Encouraging an interdisciplinary approach, the group aims to strengthen the growing community of Latin American historians at Notre Dame, to professionalize its graduate students, and to host notable scholars in the field at the University.
Cochairs: Ted Beatty, Karen Graubart, and Jaime Pensado
Jeffrey Erbig is an Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His recently published book, Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America (UNC Press, 2020), analyzes Indigenous responses to Luso-Hispanic efforts to partition South America...