History 561: Spring 2010
The Spanish Conquest of the Americas

Schedule and Readings

Week One – Course Introduction (19 Jan) Week Two – Paradigms of Conquest (26 Jan) Part 1: Foundations Week Three: - Chronicles (2 Feb) Week Four: - Letters (9 Feb) Week Five: - Narratives (16 Feb) Week Six: The Social History of Conquest (23 Feb) Week Seven: - Indigenous Views (2 Mar) Part 2: Recent Works Week Eight: SPRING BREAK (9 March) Week Nine: Regional Histories (16 March) Week Ten: Gender, Sex and Conquest (23 March) Week Eleven: Gender, Sex and Conquest (30 March) Week Twelve: Gender, Sex and Conquest (6 April) Week Thirteen: Atlantic Cultures of Conquest: Ceremony and Meaning (13 April) Week Fourteen: Atlantic Cultures of Conquest: Spirit of Conquest (20 April) + presentations Week Fifteen: Legacies of Conquest (27 April) + presentations