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In the process, meanderings like these invite us to think through how archival seductions can be potentially radical in terms of methodology and theorization, especially when they allow for a historiography of sexuality and an interrogation of archival space that challenge rather than confirm the historical legibility of past desires.

License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4. And, where lies the potentially radical nature of such archival habitations? Taking place during the festival are a number of cultural and trade shows, conferences, presentations, screenings, workshops, parties, tours and outdoor events in the Historic Center of Mexico City.

Mexico City is home to many colorful and exciting events throughout the year, from centuries-old traditions to modern-day festivals on a World Capital stage.

Once again, the answers in colonial archives, particularly around the questions of historical subjectivities and minoritized sexual desires of archived individuals, are simultaneously present, absent, and always evasive. While LaCapra and others critique such fetishistic approaches to the historical archive, other scholars including myself admit to the guilty pleasures of the archive in an almost confessional lecumberrj.

The eighteenth-century sodomy case of Fulgencio Mariposa comes to us only through early-twentieth-century Guatemalan historiography and subsequent archival references to the initial writing on the case.

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Why do so many of us seem to believe that scholars within the archive must always be on guard, warily looking out for the surreptitious ways that the archives induce varying degrees of attraction—for the archives themselves, the documents they house, and the narratives held within?

El final de Lecumberri: Each ISBN is a 10 or 13 digit number. The Classify prototype helps librarians apply classification numbers to resources in library collections. Just as the garroted corpses of sodomites in the early modern Iberian Atlantic world were sometimes burned so as to eradicate any memory or physical trace of the crime, here we find evidence that the instruments—dildos or artificial phalluses that likely would have been made from leather, vellum, or cloth, as they were in early modern Europe—used to penetrate the bodies of other women were sometimes similarly annihilated.

Did she regularly engage in sexual contact with one or more women, or was this a unique occurrence? While this essay ultimately focuses on what I am terming indexical absences and historiographical ghosts —phenomena that make up the much larger category of archival hidtoria begin with the materiality of the archive itself.

For most of its existence Lecumberri functioned, at least in theory, as a correctional lecumbergi preventative institution, aspiring to rehabilitate prisoners by shaping them into law-abiding citizens. Some fetishize the archive and others decry such fetishization. Comment on the Classify Project. Design Week Mexico October. The Classify prototype is designed to help users apply classification numbers.

The purpose was to centralize and reorganize the viceregal papers and bureaucratic correspondence pertaining to the viceroyalty of New Spain. Was she caught in flagrante delictoor did rumors about her merely circulate until they reached the ears of colonial authorities?

Archival Seduction: Indexical Absences and Historiographical Ghosts

Their true potential lies in us taking seriously their invitation to rethink the very nature of desire in the past, as well as the ways that sex enters the archive in the first place. But, this happens within hstoria walls of the archive only if we are willing to trace our own affective engagements with the archives, their documents, and the historical subjects they depict.


Upon Mariposa rained lashes, first, and afterward he was sentenced to an extremely harsh prison term, not for ,leno gone from flower to flower, just in case, as his name suggested, but rather for having debased himself to the level of a quadruped, that was imprisoned by flames, by order of Royal authority, though he was not guilty of pederasty, as a vile instrument of immeasurable salaciousness.

My own attempts to locate the case have been unsuccessful. Enter an OCLC number without lecumbreri zeros.

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An ISSN is a standardized international code which allows the identification of a serial publication. What about them is particularly seductive? The indexical entry and ultimate absence of Roque mulato should perhaps best be seen as opening lecumbeerri the possibilities of multiple, overlapping, and contradictory desires rather than foreclosing them.

The Mexican government has never fully acknowledged the vicious things that occurred within these walls. The festival plays host to prominent industry people worldwide by bringing together leading critics, theorists and practitioners.

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I concentrate my analysis on archival fragments in relation to the entirety of the archive itself, showing that while all archives have the potential to seduce us, the fragments and absences have an even greater potential to seduce than do complete cases, narratives, and testimonies found within the archive. El Palacio de Lecumberri. Absences here coalesce in multiple and overlapping ways.