ANN: Roundtable "What Are We Talking About When We Talk About the History of Astronomy in the Americas?"

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November 30, 2020
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American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
What Are We Talking About When We Talk About the History of Astronomy in the Americas?
A live roundtable hosted by the John Carter Brown Library
Monday, November 30, 2020
3:00 p.m. (GMT-5)

Join Antonella Romano (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris), Joyce Chaplin (Harvard University), and Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas, Austin) as they discuss the meanings of the history of astronomy in the Americas in a live roundtable moderated by Robert Westman (University of California, San Diego), with responses by Miruna Achim (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Cuajimalpa, Mexico).

This event, organized by Thomás Haddad (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil) and Nydia Pineda (University of California, San Diego), is part of the John Carter Brown Library's digital exhibition and academic program Constellations: Reimagining Celestial Histories in the Early Americas.

The event is free and open to all, but advance registration is required.

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