Launch of Digital Exhibition "Constellations: Reimagining Celestial Histories in the Early Americas"

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
October 30, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies
Constellations: Reimagining Celestial Histories in the Early Americas
 
A Digital Exhibition at the John Carter Brown Library
 
Live Opening Event
Friday, October 30, 2020
3:00 p.m. (GMT-4)
 
To launch the John Carter Brown Library's digital exploration of early American astronomy, join guest curators Thomás Haddad (Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil) and Nydia Pineda (University of California, San Diego) as they present a live guided tour of their new exhibition, followed by commentaries by Simon Schaffer (University of Cambridge). Director & Librarian Neil Safier will moderate the conversation and the question-and-answer period to follow.
 
The event is free and open to all, but advance registration is required.
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