Eulogio Guzman

Eulogio Guzmán is a senior lecturer in Latin American Studies and the Department of Visual and Critical Studies. He has a Ph.D. in art history and an M.A. in Latin American Studies in the fields of anthropology, history, and art history from the University of California, Los Angeles and earned a B.Arch. from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. His interests include visual manifestations of indigenous governance, Pre-Columbian architecture and urbanism, global interactions of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, colonial and post-colonial visual strategies, Open Churches of Sixteenth Century Mexico, the Habsburg empire, kunstkammer, museum studies, Mudejar architecture and modern architectural history. He has traveled extensively throughout the American and European continents and is an experienced Tufts Travel-Learn host. On this trip his talks will explore the role material culture played in transatlantic exchanges and the network of relations that developed between the New World and the Old as a result of their world reshaping encounters that begun in the sixteenth century and the architectural legacies of the Islamic world in the Iberian Peninsula.