Laura Leon Llerena

Laura Leon Llerena is an assistant professor at Durham University (UK). Her research concentrates on the circulation of knowledge produced by and about Indigenous peoples from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. She has published on translation and colonization of Indigenous languages, on the coexistence of Indigenous and European media, and on how material culture and notions of the sacred redefined social and cultural interactions. Her research has been supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Volkswagen Stiftung, and John Carter Brown Library.
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Reading the Illegible

Reading the Illegible

Indigenous Writing and the Limits of Colonial Hegemony in the Andes

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