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Las Meninas in the Art Bulletin

There are 7 articles about Velázquez’s Las Meninas in the Art Bulletin 91 (March-June):

Byron Ellsworth Hamann, “The Mirrors of Las Meninas: Cochineal, Silver, and Clay.”

Adam Herring, “Response: Picturing Colonial Encounters.”

Walter D. Mignolo, “Response: Las Meninas, A Decolonial Response.”

Felipe Pereda, “Response: The Invisible? New World.”

Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt, “Response: Why Drag In Velázquez?”

Emily Umberger and Francesca Bavuso, “Response: Reflections on Reflections.”

Byron Ellsworth Hamann, “Interventions: The Author Replies.”

Thanks to Kimberly Lynn for the tip!

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Sad News

David Weber, of SMU, has died.

The New York Times has an obituary, as does the History Department at SMU.

Thanks to Ruth MacKay for alerting me to this unhappy event.

The Hispanic Review, Summer 2010

An article and some reviews in The Hispanic Review, Summer 2010.

Carmen Y. Hsu, “Writing on Behalf of a Christian Empire: Gifts, Dissimulation, and Politics in the Letters of Philip II of Spain to Wanli of China.”

Jodi Bilinkoff reviews Barbara MujicaTeresa de Ávila, Lettered Woman (Vanderbilt, 2009).

Barbara F. Weissberger reviews Patricia E. Grieve, The Eve of Spain: Myths of Origins in the History of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Conflict (Johns Hopkins, 2009).

Galen Brokaw reviews Lisa Voigt, Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulation of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Atlantic Worlds (UNC Press, 2009).

Reviews in Hispania, June ’10

Hispania, June 2010, has two reviews for us:

Cristina González reviews Patricia E. GrieveThe Eve of Spain: Myths of Origins in the History of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Conflict (Johns Hopkins, 2009).

Adela Borrallo-Solís reviews Eve’s Enlightenment: Women’s Experience in Spain and Spanish America, 1726-1839, eds. Catherine M. Jaffe and Elizabeth Franklin Lewis (LSU Press, 2009).