I'm went to Oaxaca in July 2011 courtesy of the NEH to study the arrival of the Spanish from the indigenous point-of-view. I'm now plotting to return and continue researching GM corn and colonial architecture in 2013.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
New York Harbor taken from the Staten Island Ferry with my iPod
Reading: Diario de Oaxaca by Peter Kuper; Itinerary by Octavio Paz.
Listening to: Pasatono Orquestra "La Tiricia"; Treme soundtrack.
Watching: "In Caliente" (1935) a Busby Berkeley musical with Dolores del Rio; "Hitting a New High" (1937) with Lily Pons.