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  • Indigenous Resistance to Spanish Hegemony in Colonial Mexico 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Students will examine the Spanish colonization of Mexico through the lens of Indigenous ‘resistance’—physical resistance, religious resistance, and socio-cultural resistance—using primary source documents. Students will ...
  • Lesson 1: Physical Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Students will investigate different forms of armed resistance the Aztecs and other Indigenous groups in Mexico put forth during the colonization period to counter Spanish hegemony. Students will examine primary sources ...
  • Lesson 2: Religious Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Through a primary source document-based inquiry, students will examine the beliefs and rituals of some Indigenous groups in Mexico at the time of the Spanish invasion and their resistance to Christianization efforts.
  • Lesson 3: Socio-Cultural Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Students will investigate Indigenous peoples’ socio-cultural resistance to Spanish hegemony through the lens of transculturation. Students will gain a working understanding of the concept of transculturation, develop that ...
  • Variation between Mixtec languages Assignment 

    Sullivant, Ryan (2018-08-15)
    These assignments provide opportunities for students to learn and explore a few key concepts central to language documentation and description with real primary language documentation data from a 1977-1984 project studying ...
  • Women in Colonial Latin America 

    Salinas, Cinthia S.; Ramirez, Maria Jose (2020-05)
    Students will learn about how Indigenous and Spanish women navigated Spanish colonization and patriarchy in Latin America. This unit explores women’s agency through the figures of Malintzin (Malinche), Sor Juana Ines de ...
  • Lesson 1: The Age of Exploration 

    Salinas, Cinthia S.; Ramirez, Maria Jose (2020-05)
    In this lesson, students will identify the causes and consequences of the European Expansion. They will consider the importance of Hernan Cortes and Francisco Pizarro in the Spanish conquest of the Americas.
  • Lesson 2: Malintzin: Indigenous Women Discover Spain 

    Salinas, Cinthia S.; Ramirez, Maria Jose (2020-05)
    In this lesson, students will analyze images to compare the role of indigenous women in Mesoamerica before and after the Spanish colonization. They will consider how Malintzin, a Nahua woman from Coatzacoalcos, contributed ...
  • Lesson 3: The Lieutenant Nun: More Than Catalina, More Than Alonso 

    Salinas, Cinthia S.; Ramirez, Maria Jose (2020-05)
    Students will learn about the Mapuche, their worldview, lifestyle, and resistance. Through primary sources, they will analyze the day-to-day life of Spanish women in the Araucarian wars, such as Catalina de Erauso, also ...
  • Lesson 4: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Obedience and Rebellion from the Convent 

    Salinas, Cinthia S.; Ramirez, Maria Jose (2020-05)
    In this lesson, students will identify the main events in the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and analyze how the historical context shaped her life. Students will discuss women’s freedom to make decisions in colonial ...
  • Fondo Real de Cholula digitization workflow guide 

    Bliss, David (2018-06-13)
    This document details the digitization workflow for the Fondo Real de Cholula digitization project, launched in 2018 in Puebla, Mexico. It provides step-by-step instructions for daily setup and photography using a ...
  • EAACONE digitization workflow guide 

    Bliss, David (2019-01-25)
    This document details the digitization workflow for the Equipe de Articulação e Assessorias às Comunidades Negras do Vale do Ribeira (EAACONE) digitization project, launched in 2019 in Eldorado, Brazil. It provides ...
  • Proceso de Comunidades Negras digitization workflow guide 

    Bliss, David (2018-10-03)
    This document details the digitization workflow for the Proceso de Comunidades Negras digitization project, launched in 2018 in Buenaventura, Colombia. It provides step-by-step instructions for flatbed scanning of loose ...
  • Fondo Real de Cholula digitization equipment & software guide 

    Bliss, David (2018-06-13)
    This document details the equipment and software used in the Fondo Real de Cholula digitization project, launched in 2018 in Puebla, Mexico. It introduces some key photography concepts and provides step-by-step instructions ...
  • The 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the U.S. Mexico Border: Text and Map Analysis Assignment 

    Perez Allison, Alexandrea Noel; Palacios, Albert A. (2019-08-21)
    This assignment helps students think critically about the geographical and political definition of the U.S.-Mexico boundary and its effect on people living in the borderlands through the analysis of the 1848 Treaty of ...
  • Story Map Tool Lesson Plans 

    Isasi, Jennifer (2019)
  • Timeline Tool Lesson Plans 

    Isasi, Jennifer (2019)
  • Text Annotation Tool Lesson Plans 

    Isasi, Jennifer (2019)
  • Network Visualization Tool Lesson Plans 

    Isasi, Jennifer (2019)

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