|Art 111 syllabus (Word)
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David Siqueiros, "Three Appeals for a Modern Direction to the New Generation of American Painters and Sculptors"
Barbara E. Mundy and Dana Leibsohn, History from Things: Indigenous Objects and Colonial Latin America
Gerardo Mosquera, "Africa in the Art of Latin America"
Mary Miller & Simon Martin, "Palenque: An Exemplary Maya Court"
André Breton, "Frida Kahlo de Rivera"
Jack Forbes, "The Use of Racial and Ethnic Terms in America"
Frances Berdan, The Essential Codex Mendoza: "Introduction," and "The Founding of Tenochtitlan"
Jeanette Peterson, "The Virgin of Guadalupe: Symbol of Conquest or Liberation?"
Carolyn Dean, The Inka Married the Earth: Integrated Outcrops and the Making of Place
Rebecca Block, "Fashioning National Identity: Frida Kahlo in Gringolandia"
Tere Roma, "Points of Convergence" (Chicano posters in CA)
Natalia Majluf, "Ce n'est pas le Perou"
José Vasconcelos, The Cosmic Race
Stacie G. Widdifield, "Dispossession, Assimilation, and the Image of the Indian in Late-Nineteenth-Century Mexican Painting"
Guy Brett, "Lygia Clark: In Search of the Body"(PDF)
Roberta Smith: Rafael Ferrer at Museo del Barrio, NYC, June 2010, review
Eyeing the Other: The Indigenous Response (PDF) placehold
Word and Image in the Maya Court (PDF)
Moche Portraits: Masterpieces from Ancient Peru (PDF)
Urs Bitterli, Cultural Collision: The Spaniards on Hispaniola
Jose Marti, Our America, 1891 (RTF)
Ella Shohat and Robert Stam, Unthinking Eurocentrism (RTF)
Bartholome de las Casas, Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies (1542)
Christopher Columbus, Journal (1492)
Hernan Cortés, Excerpt from Second Letter to Charles V, 1520
Clifford Krauss, A Historic Figure Is Still Hated by Many in Mexico
Miguel LeonPortilla, ed., Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico
Henry Stevens, The New Laws of the Indies, 1542
Royal Instructions for the Viceroy Mendoza
Hubert Howe Bancroft, Burial of an Archbishop-Viceroy in Mexico City, 1612
The History of Mexican Independence
Santa Anna and the war over Tejas
Information about the Spanish-American War 1898
The Mexican Revolution of 1910
Oswald de Andrade, Cannibalist Manifesto 1928
Oswald de Andrade, Cannibalist Manifesto, translator's introduction
Shifra Goldman, Ana Mendieta Return to Natal Earth
Alicia Gaspar de Alba, There's No Place Like Aztlán:
Embodied Aesthetics in Chicana Art
Robert Storr, Gego's Galaxies: Setting Free the Line
David Craven & Susanne Baackmann, "Surrealism and Post-Colonial Latin America"