The Early Americas Seminar

Thursday, Oct 17: "Thomas Jefferson, Americanist" - Dr. Rolena Adorno

Rolena Adorno

Thomas Jefferson, Americanist

Rolena Adorno, Yale University

Thursday, October 17
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Gasson 305

A preeminent scholar of the humanities in colonial Latin America and of the origins of 19th-century Hispanism in the United States, Rolena Adorno has authored many acclaimed books, including prize-winning The Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative (2007). A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she has held numerous distinguished fellowships, most recently at the Library of Congress (2019), and was awarded the Modern Language Association 's Lifetime Scholarly Achievement Award in 2015