Bibliographical Studies in Latin America

Summer Seminar Series

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This seminar will explore bibliographical studies in Latin America from the sixteenth century to the present. During this three-day seminar, participants will learn how to interpret evidence of the physical book in Latin America to determine its make-up and production, and how to present their findings in a systematic way using appropriate bibliographical terminology, both in English and Spanish. The seminar will be a mixture of introductory lectures followed by hands-on practice sessions using the diverse holdings on Latin America in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, including early printed books on Indigenous languages, printed material produced during the colonial era, and examples of popular print cultures from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Instructors: Guadalupe Rodríguez Domínguez and David Fernández.