Martha G. Bell
is Assistant Professor of Geography at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). She specializes in the land and water management traditions of colonial Peru.
Irma Barriga Calle
is a historian and Professor of History at PUCP, where she teaches. She specializes in colonial history and her main areas of interest are cultural and art history.
is Associate Professor of Colonial Latin American History at the University of Illinois. Brosseder has gained expertise in two distinct areas of scholarship: the intellectual history of early modern Europe and the indigenous history of the colonial Andes. She has authored The Power of Huacas: Change and Resistance in the Andean World of Colonial Peru (2014) and Im Bann der Sterne: Caspar Peucer, Philipp Melanchthon und andere Wittenberger Astrologen (2004).
Alexandre Coello de la Rosa
is Full Professor at the University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. He has published several books and articles in specialized journals on chronicles of the 16th century, institutional and ecclesiastical history of 16th- and 17th-century Peru and the Philippines, with special emphasis on the history of the Society of Jesus.
is Full Professor of Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. His research interests include complex societies of the Americas, monumental architecture, and funerary archaeology.
Emily A. Engel
is an independent scholar based in Southern California who has published several articles on visual culture in early modern South America and coedited with Thomas Cummins Manuscript Cultures in Colonial Mexico and Peru: New Questions and Approaches (2015).
is a theater actor, director, and educator, and currently visiting faculty at Hamilton College. Her Ph.D. was awarded from the University of Washington, and she holds an MFA in directing from Yale. Her research and development interests dwell in paradigm-changing theatre, cross gender performance, cultural collisions in performance, and history that inspires and transforms the present. She lives in Seattle with her partner, pets, and grandson.
Emily C. Floyd
is Lecturer in Visual Culture and Art before 1700 at University College London. She earned her Ph.D. in Art History and Latin American Studies in 2018 from Tulane University. She is currently working on her first book project, “The Mobile Image: Prints and Devotional Networks in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century South America”. Floyd is also editor and curator at the Center for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion at Yale University.
Leo J. Garofalo
is Associate Professor of History at Connecticut College, where he researches market and ritual activities in Andean cities and seafaring by black Europeans from Iberia. He has coedited Documenting Latin America: Gender, Race, and Empire; Afro-Latino Voices: Narratives from the Early Modern Ibero-Atlantic World, 1550-1812 (2010) and Mas allá de la dominación y la resistencia (2005). Currently he is researching enslaved Asians and writing a book on black sailors, soldiers, and traders in the early Atlantic world.
Ximena A. Gómez
is a Ph.D. candidate in History of Art at the University of Michigan. Her dissertation, “Nuestra Señora: Confraternal Art and Identity in Early Colonial Lima”, examines how indigenous and black confraternities formed identities by engaging with images of the Virgin Mary. Her research has been generously supported by the University of Michigan, the Fulbright-Hays Program, and the Twenty-Four-Month Chester Dale Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Carlos Alberto González Sánchez
is Chair of Modern History at the Universidad de Sevilla. His research focuses on cultural history, specifically the literary culture of the Iberoamerican world in the 16th and 17th centuries. His books include Los Mundos del libro (1999), Homo viator, homo scribens (2007), Atlantes de papel (2008), New World Literacy (2011), and he is coauthor of De todos los ingenios los mejores: El Condestable Juan Fernández de Velasco y Tovar (2014).
María Gracia Ríos
is Assistant Professor of Literature at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). She received her Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese from Yale University in 2017. She specializes in colonial Latin American literature. Her research areas include transatlantic early modern studies, piracy studies, and Anglo-Spanish cultural relations.
Karen B. Graubart
is Associate Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, and author of With Our Labor and Sweat: Indigenous Women and the Formation of a Colonial Society in Peru 1550-1700 (2007), among other works.
Pedro M. Guibovich Pérez
received his Ph.D. in History from Colombia University. He is a Professor of History in the Humanities Department at PUCP and affiliated Professor of History at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima. A specialist in the history of colonial Peru, he has published wide-ranging studies on the history of the book and literacy, as well as the cultural history of the clergy. He is currently preparing a study on the history of printing in the Viceroyalty of Peru.
is a researcher at the Instituto Internacional de Derecho y Sociedad in
Lima, Peru. His main field of study is the legal history of the Andes in the 16th and 17th centuries, and especially the history of the legal profession and litigation in both civil and canon courtrooms. Currently he is finishing a book manuscript on litigation and legal culture in the city of Lima (provisional title: Legal Polyphony in the Colonial Andes: Professionals, Litigants, and the Legal Culture in the City of Lima, 1538-1640).
Diego Edgar Lévano Medina
received his M.A. in history from PUCP. He has been awarded the Master de Historia en el Mundo Hispánico fellowship from MAPFRE/CSIC and the IFEA fellowship for Andean studies. He is the author of El mundo imaginado y la religiosidad andina manifestada; El papel social y espiritual de las cofradías en Lima barroca and editor of Corporaciones religiosas y evangelización en Iberoamérica (2012).
Giancarlo Marcone Flores
has a B.A. in Archaeology from PUCP, an M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Among his topics of research are the social uses of heritage, roads, intermediate social groups, and interregional, Inca and Middle Horizon interactions. He has published numerous articles on archaeology and cultural heritage in specialized magazines and has taught at various levels for more than 15 years. Currently he is the General Director of the General Direction of Museums – National Headquarters of the Ministry of Culture.
researches music of the 16th-18th centuries in Latin America and Iberia within the wider European context. He is Professor of Music at Universidad de Jaén. His first book, Los libros de polifonía de la Catedral de México (2012), considers the most relevant collection of polyphonic choirbooks in the Americas. His articles have appeared in journals such as Early Music, Historia Mexicana, Acta Musicologica, and Resonancias, as well as in several collective volumes published by UNAM, Brill, Cambridge University Press, Reichenberger, and Brepols. He is editor-in-chief of Revista de Musicología and general director of the Festival de Música Antigua Úbeda y Baeza.
is Professor of History at PUCP. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of East Anglia. He is author of three books: La muralla y los callejones (1999), Los alfareros golondrinos (2013), and El Neoperuano (2014).
is university senior lecturer in Latin American History at the University of Cambridge. She specializes in the history of religion in the colonial Andes. She is the author of Death and Conversion in the Andes (2010) and coeditor, with Yanna Yannakakis, of Indigenous Intellectuals: Knowledge, Power and Colonial Culture in Mexico and the Andes (2014).
works at both PUCP and at University College London. At PUCP she served as Research Director and is currently a Full Professor. She has published Comercio y fraude en el Perú colonial (1995) and Desafíos transatlánticos, Mercaderes, banqueros y el Estado en el Perú virreinal, 1600-1700 (2001). Other matters of interest include history of science (her book Astros, humores y cometas is currently in press); and, more recently, corruption and political crisis in the second half of the 17th century. Her publications on the latter include “Parientes, criados y allegados: los vínculos personales en el mundo virreinal peruano” (2017) and several other papers.
Martina Vinatea Recoba
is a Professor of Philology and History at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima. She is director of the Centro de Estudios Indianos/Proyecto Estudios Indianos at the Universidad de Navarra and the Universidad del Pacífico. Her recent work focuses on feminist poetry in the convents of the Iberoamerican world (Epístola de Amarilis a Belardo), specifically in colonial Peru and on the work of the poets of the Academia Antártica.