Hum 110 - Spring Semester

Palimpsest of Past and Present: Tenochtitlan/Mexico City looks to a city that was a center of power for successive states (Aztec, Spanish, Mexican) to analyze how history and identity are continually created and re-created. Aesthetics and Politics: Harlem turns to a dynamic cultural center of the early twentieth century in order to interrogate the relationship between artistic creation and social and political transformation.

1344-05-24 17:47:52

Lienzo de Tlaxcala

1430-07-27 14:46:03

“Warrior Women of Chalco,” Fifteen Poets of the Aztec World

1529-08-22 01:59:48

Codex Mendoza

1530-08-22 01:59:48

Boturini Codex

1550-08-22 01:59:47

The Valladolid debate

A debate between Bartolomé de las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda regarding the rights and treatment of indigenous peoples in the Spanish empire.

1550-12-13 03:45:57

John Bierhorst, Cantares Mexicanos: Songs of the Aztecs

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1576-08-22 01:59:48

José de Acosta, Natural and Moral History of the Indies

1576-08-22 01:59:48

Bernal Díaz del Castillo, The True History of the Conquest of New Spain

1590-09-01 00:00:00

Florentine Codex

1649-06-01 08:38:53

“Excerpt from the Nahuatl Story of the Apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe, 1649”

1689-08-22 01:59:48

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, "Loa to the Divine Narcissus"

1691-08-22 01:59:48

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, "Reply to Sor Filotea"

1692-08-22 01:59:48

Sor Juana, "First I Dream"

1750-03-02 21:55:54

The Bourbon Reforms

A series of 18th-century acts tightening Spanish imperial rule.

1775-08-26 16:40:58

The American Revolution

1776-06-02 18:50:08

Declaration of Independence

1810-06-13 06:48:32

The Grito de Dolores

"The Grito de Dolores ("Cry of/from Dolores") was the battle cry of the Mexican War of Independence, uttered on September 16, 1810, by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Roman Catholic priest from the small town of Dolores, near Guanajuato, Mexico."

1813-01-04 06:45:06

José Maria Morelos, “Sentiments of the Nation”

1821-01-29 11:05:22

Agustín de Iturbide, “Plan of Iguala”

1821-08-22 01:59:48

Mexican Declaration of Independence

1846-03-28 15:24:37

Editors of El Tiempo, “A Conservative Profession of Faith”

1846-06-28 09:02:18

Editors of El Tiempo, “A Conservative Profession of Faith”

1847-01-05 11:12:34

Mariano Otero, Considerations Relating to the Political and Social Situation of the Mexican Republic in the Year 1847

1847-08-22 01:59:48

Mexican-American War

Known in Mexico as the American Intervention in Mexico.

1854-03-07 02:29:49

La Reforma

1858-07-31 20:38:46

Juárez Presidency

1861-03-15 10:16:52

American Civil War

1876-09-10 20:21:58

The Porfiriato

The Presidency of Porfirio Díaz

1892-09-01 00:00:00

Ida B. Wells, "Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All its Phases"

1895-09-01 00:00:00

Booker T. Washington, "Atlanta Compromise Address"

1896-08-23 19:34:24

Plessy v. Ferguson

The Supreme Court declares that "separate but equal" accommodations are constitutional, thereby upholding segregation.

1899-03-05 15:05:00

Duke Ellington

1900-08-28 15:21:23

Luis Buñuel

1902-01-27 12:40:29

María Izquierdo

1903-09-01 00:00:00

W.E.B. DuBois, Souls of Black Folk (chap 1-3, "Talented Tenth" appendix)

1907-08-23 05:33:28

Frida Kahlo

1909-08-16 16:26:01

NAACP founded

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is founded to combat discrimination, promote social justice, and support the advancement of African Americans.

1910-02-26 01:54:27

Justo Sierra, "Discourse at the Inauguration of the National University"

1910-09-01 00:00:00

Mexican Revolution

Constitutional crisis and revolution (1910-11), failed presidency of Francisco Madero and coup d’état (1911-13), opposition alliance and toppling the dictator (1913-14), civil war and constitutionalist victory (1914-17), consolidation of the “revolutionary” state (1917-2?).

1910-09-13 18:27:21

Plan of San Luís de Potosí

Félix Madero’s call to overthrow Díaz.

1911-09-01 00:00:00

Plan of Ayala

1911-09-10 10:46:27

Francisco Madero Presidency

1911-10-17 21:49:27

Treaty of Ciudad Juárez

Díaz resigns presidency, new elections to be held.

1913-07-04 14:07:07

Decena trágica

9-19 February, 1913: “The ten tragic days” of street-fighting in Mexico City resulting from a coup attempt and culmination in the forced resignation and execution of Madero.

1913-08-23 14:05:46

Victoriano Huerta Presidency

1913-10-11 20:12:59

Plan of Guadalupe

Carranza’s call to overthrow Huerta

1914-09-01 00:00:00

Convention of Aguascalientes

Meeting of anti-Huerta forces, which leads to war between Convencionalistas (forces loyal to Zapata and Villa, opposed to Carranza) and Constitucionalistas (forces loyal to Carranza, Obregón, asserting supremacy of Mexico City government and the Constitution).

1916-07-31 06:32:49

Great Migration

Nearly two million black Americans migrate to the North in order to escape the harsh economic and social conditions of the South.

1917-08-04 07:04:03

Constitution of Mexico

1917-09-01 00:00:00

Venustiano Carranza Presidency

Hum 110 - Spring Semester

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