Indigenous Writing in Oaxaca, Mexico

Date(s) - Friday, November 4, 2011
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Department of Anthropology


Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Department of Anthropology in an interactive discussion with Sebastián (Bas) van Doesburg. He specializes in the study of indigenous 16th century pictographic texts as well as topographical surveys, which provide key insights into narratives of socio-political
governance in native communities of Oaxaca, Mexico.

About Sebastián van Doesburg: He is a senior advisor to the Alfredo Harp Helú Foundation, and a member of the Mexican Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) of UNESCO. He has taught at Leiden University, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and at the Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca. He has published several articles and award-winning books on this subject.

Poster: Indigenous Writing in Oaxaca, Mexico [PDF]

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: 312-996-3095


UIC Latino Cultural Center

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