Comparative Vocabularies': Hemispheric Philology, Indigeneity, and Settler Colonialism in the Longue-Duree

Lindsay Van Tine

University of Pennsylvania

Lindsay Van Tine is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Her current first book project is entitled The Invention of Americana: Claiming New World History, Territory, and Archive, 1823-1854. A related digital project, the Digital Bibliotheca Americana, traces the relocation of a New World material archive to the United States. Her research has been supported by grants and fellowships from the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, the Library Company of Philadelphia, the John Carter Brown Library, the American Philosophical Society, the Gilder Lehrman Foundation, the Library of Congress, and the Harrison Institute at the University of Virginia.


Lindsay Van Tine, in “Comparative Vocabularies,” brings Early Americanist work on indigenous literacies into dialogue with studies of Mesoamerican and colonial Spanish inscription, bridging the linguistic and disciplinary... [ view full abstract ]


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P34 » Native Media Ecologies (08:30 - Friday, 23rd March, Enchantment F)

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