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The Language of Flowers and Colonial Mexico’s Portraits of ‘Crowned Nuns, by James Córdova

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Monday, January 27, 7 – 8:30pm,


Cornerstone Arts Center Film Screening Room

The Language of Flowers and Colonial Mexico’s Portraits of ‘Crowned-Nuns

by James Córdova

James Córdova is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Dr. Córdova examines the 18th century Mexican tradition of producing portraits of nuns on their profession day,

a tradition that combines European & Mesoamerican imagery and ritual practices.

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