april, 2024

23apr - 25apr 232:30 pmapr 25Event Series: Nahuatl Today

Event Details

Eduardo de la Cruz is director of the Instituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnológica de Zacatecas, a nonprofit organization for the teaching and research of Nahuatl language and culture. He holds a master’s in humanistic research from Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, where he wrote his thesis in Nahuatl. He has taught Nahuatl at Brown, Stanford, UCLA, Yale, among others. He is currently doctoral candidate at the University of Warsaw.

Tuesday, April 23rd: Traduciendo el Códice Florentino Digital: un recurso al alcance de todos

At the Columbia Latin American History Workshop, Professor Eduardo de la Cruz will discuss his work with The Florentine Codex for the Getty Research Institute’s digitalization of this early colonial source. Hybrid event in Spanish. Please email az2719@columbia.edu for Zoom link.  This event will take place from 2:30 -4:30 on 4/23 in 802 International Affairs Building.

Wednesday, April 24th: Tlaltepactli Archive and Research Lab Presentation at the Center for Science and Society

Colectivo Tochinanco (Eduardo de la Cruz, Ana Laura Zuniga Loreto, and Renata Ruiz Figueroa) will present the results of their CSS Seed Grant project, the Lotería Tlaltepactli: a game about Huastecan Nahua ecology. In-person event in English and Spanish. Registration and event description at: https://tinyurl.com/CSStlaltepactli2024. This event will take place from 4:00 – 5:30 PM in 513 Fayerweather Hall.

Thursday, April 25th: Introductory Nahuatl Language and Culture Workshop

Professor Eduardo de la Cruz will lead an immersive Nahuatl workshop. In-person event in Nahuatl, no previous experience necessary. This event will take place from 10:10 – 12:00 PM in 311 Fayerweather Hall.


This event series is co-sponsored by Tochinanco, The Columbia University Center for Science and Society, the Institute of Latin American Studies, the Center for Mexico and Central America, the Department of History, and the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures.


23 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 25 (Thursday) 12:00 pm