Introduction. Times and Worlds, Mexico City

Introduction. Times and Worlds, Mexico City © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/156771509X12638154745265 KronoScope 9 . 1 – 2 ( 2009 ) 3 – 4 www.brill.nl/kron Introduction. Times and Worlds, Mexico City Carlos Montemayor Department of Philosophy San Francisco State University 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco, CA 94132 cmontema@sfsu.edu In November 2008 , a new interdisciplinary group devoted to the study of time organized the international colloquium “Times and Worlds” in Mexico City. The location of the meeting was the main campus of Mex- ico’s National Autonomous University (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México-UNAM), which was declared patrimony of humanity the year before, in 2007 . The Humanities Tower II, where the event took place, is close to the Central Library and the Rectory Tower, which are painted with murals by Juan O’Gorman and David Alfaro Siqueiros. These and other murals at the UNAM portray Mexico’s turbulent history, its hopes for the future and its deep connection with Latin America and the Spanish colony. It is di ffi cult not to think about time when you are at the UNAM’s main campus. Thus, the setting was perfect for such a colloquium. Guadalupe Valencia, organizer of the event and president of the Asociación Interamericana de http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Kronoscope Brill

Introduction. Times and Worlds, Mexico City

Kronoscope, Volume 9 (1-2): 3 – Jan 1, 2009

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© 2009 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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10.1163/156771509X12638154745265
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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/156771509X12638154745265 KronoScope 9 . 1 – 2 ( 2009 ) 3 – 4 www.brill.nl/kron Introduction. Times and Worlds, Mexico City Carlos Montemayor Department of Philosophy San Francisco State University 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco, CA 94132 cmontema@sfsu.edu In November 2008 , a new interdisciplinary group devoted to the study of time organized the international colloquium “Times and Worlds” in Mexico City. The location of the meeting was the main campus of Mex- ico’s National Autonomous University (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México-UNAM), which was declared patrimony of humanity the year before, in 2007 . The Humanities Tower II, where the event took place, is close to the Central Library and the Rectory Tower, which are painted with murals by Juan O’Gorman and David Alfaro Siqueiros. These and other murals at the UNAM portray Mexico’s turbulent history, its hopes for the future and its deep connection with Latin America and the Spanish colony. It is di ffi cult not to think about time when you are at the UNAM’s main campus. Thus, the setting was perfect for such a colloquium. Guadalupe Valencia, organizer of the event and president of the Asociación Interamericana de

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