Scholarly Publications and Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Slade, David F. “Los Archivos de las Indias: Seville and Mexico City.” In “Stories from the Archives” by David T. Gies et al. Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment 39.2 (Fall 2016). Online.
  • Slade, David F. and Jerry M. Williams. Lima fundada by Pedro de Peralta Barnuevo, a critical edition.  Forthcoming (January 2017) from the North Carolina University Press (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures).
  • Slade, David F. “An imperial knowledge space for Bourbon Spain: Juan Bautista Muñoz and the founding of the Archivo General de Indias.” Colonial Latin American Review 20.2 (August 2011): 195-212.
  • Slade, David F. Culturas Latinoamericanas. Asheville: Soomo Publishing, 2009-2015.  Online.
  • Slade, David F. “Imagining from Within: Archives, History, and Ibero-American Enlightenment Discourse.” Lumières et Histoire / Enlightenment and History. Tristan Coignard, Peggy Davis, and Alicia C. Montoya, eds. Paris: Editions Honoré Champion, 2010. 193-213.
  • Slade, David F., Jerry M. Williams, and Pedro de Peralta Barnuevo. Bajo el Cielo Peruano: The Devout World of Peralta Barnuevo: La Galería de la Omnipotencia and Pasión y Triunfo de Christo. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
  • Slade, David F. and Karen Stolley. “On the Brevísima relación’s ‘Black Legends’:  Eighteenth-Century Texts and Contexts.” Approaches to Teaching the Writings of Bartolomé de las Casas. Eds. Santa Arias and Eyda M. Merediz. New York: Modern Language Association, 2008. 92-98.
  • Slade, David F. “La galería de la omnipotencia de Peralta Barnuevo: imitatio y conquista en el certamen poético.” Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment 2 (Fall 2004).  277-287.


Doctoral Dissertation

  1. “Enlightened Archi-Textures: Founding Colonial Archives in the Hispanic Eighteenth Century.” Emory University. 333 pp. (Advisor: Karen Stolley, Ph.D.)


Book Reviews

  • of Hesitancy and Experimentation in Enlightenment Spain and Spanish America: Studies on Culture and Theatre in Memory of I. L. McClelland, by Ann L. Mackenzie and Jeremy Robbins. Forthcoming in the Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography.
  • of Early Bourbon Spanish America: Politics and Society in a Forgotten Era (1700–1759) by Francisco Eissa-Barroso and Ainara Vázquez Varela.  Bulletin of Spanish Studies: Hispanic Studies and Researches on Spain, Portugal and Latin America. 22 June 2016: 31-33. Online.
  • of F. Galán, Carmen, intro. and Ed. Obelisco para el ocaso de un príncipe. Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment. 36.1 (Spring 2013).
  • of La guerra de conciencias: monarquía o independencias en el mundo hispánico y lusitano, edited by Milena Kroprivitza et al. Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment. 35.2 (Fall 2012): 452-455.
  • of El Siglo Ilustrado. Vida de Don Guindo Cerezo.  Michel Dubuis and María Isabel Terán Elizondo, by don Justo Vera de la Ventosa, eds. Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment. 34.2 (Fall 2011).
  • of Enlightened Reform in Southern Europe and its Atlantic Colonies, c. 1750-1830, edited by Gabriel Paquette. Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment. 34.1 (Spring 2011): 190-192.
  • of Los jesuitas españoles expulsos: Su imagen y su contribución al saber sobre el mundo hispánico en la Europa del siglo XVIII, edited by Manfred Tietz, collaboration by Dietrick Briesemeister. Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online, 2008. <>.
  • of Mártires y anticristos: Análisis bibiográfico sobre la Revolución Francesa en España, by Yvonne Fuentes. Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online, 2007. <>.
  • of Decolonizing the Sodomite: Queer Tropes of Sexuality in Colonial Andean Culture, by Michael J. Horswell. Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment 29.2 (Fall, 2006): 303-305.


Conference Activity

  • “Berry College Social Entrepreneurship Collaboration: Student, Community, Faculty, Staff.” Presentation at the 2016 Sullivan Foundation Faculty Summit. Raleigh, North Carolina. 8 – 10 April 2016.
  • “Los Archivos de las Indias: Mexico City and Sevilla.” Stories from the Ibero-American Archives. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh. 31 March – 3 April 2016.
  • “Social Entrepreneurship.” Co-presented with Berry alumnus Nai Oo. Spark: Entrepreneurial Conference. Berry College Student Enterprises. 6 February 2016.
  • “Social Entrepreneurship.” Co-presented with Berry alumna Sydney Hulebak. Spark: Entrepreneurial Conference. Berry College Student Enterprises. February 2015.
  • “Recipe Collections as Criollo Archives of late Eighteenth-Century New Spain.” Farm to Table in the Eighteenth Century: Slow Food in the Americas. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting. Williamsburg, Virginia. 20-23 March 2014.
  • “Buffon as ambivalent interlocutor in Clavigero’s Historia antigua de México.” Buffon: The Americas Write Back. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting.  Cleveland, Ohio. 4-7 April 2013.
  • “Teaching and Building the Digital Archive in Eighteenth-Century Spanish American Studies.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, Texas. 22-24 March 2012.
  • “Collaborating Beyond the Borders: Creative Community Partnership in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.” Gulf-South Summit: Civic Engagement for our Changing Communities. Roanoke, Virginia. 2-4 March 2011.
  • “Culture 2.0: Teaching Latin American Culture with Dynamic Web Resources.” American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention and World Languages Expo. Boston, Mass. 19-21 November 2010.
  • “Monsters in Viceregal Peru: Peralta Barnuevo’s Desvíos de la naturaleza. O tratado del origen de los monstruos (1695).” To Be or Not To Be: Monsters, Mutants and Morphs in the Eighteenth Century. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting.  Albuquerque, New Mexico. 18-21 March 2010.
  • Culturas Latinoamericanas: Teaching Culture from the Digital Archive.” Pedagogy IV: New Approaches to Teaching Culture Courses in Spanish. The 59th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference.  Furman University. Greenville, South Carolina.  8-10 October 2009.
  • “Around the World in 39 Volumes: Representations of Empire in Pedro Estala’s Viagero Universal (1795-1801).” Translating the Colonial World in Eighteenth-Century Encyclopedias. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon. 27-30 March 2008.
  • Panel organizer and chair for “Ibero-America in the Global Eighteenth Century-I.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 9-11 November 2007.
  • “Archival Hierarchies: Contending for the New World in Late Eighteenth-Century Spain.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Convention.  Montreal, Canada. 1 April 2006.
  • “Reading Colonial Archives in Eighteenth-Century Mexico.” Latin American Studies Association Convention.  San Juan, Puerto Rico. 15 March 2006.
  • “Mariano Veytia as criollo archivist of the Mexican Enlightenment.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention. Atlanta, Georgia.  3-5 November 2005.
  • “Enlightened textualities of the colonial archive: The Archivo General de Indias.” Modern Language Association Convention. Philadelphia, Penn. 28 December 2004.
  • “Poetic jousting in New Spain’s viceregal court: Sor Juana’s ‘triumph’ in Sigüenza y Góngora’s Triumpho Parthénico (1683).” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Roanoke, Virginia. 12 November 2004.
  • “Scottish-Hispanic dialogues on the eighteenth-century history of the Americas.” Beyond Colonial Studies: An Inter-American Encounter. Providence, Rhode Island. 6 November 2004.
  • “Imitation and Conquest: Peralta Barnuevo’s Galería de la omnipotencia.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, Lexington. 16 April 2004.
  • “The Archivo General de Indias : Intersection of Text and Project in the Late Eighteenth-Century Hispanic Enlightenment.” Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Boston, Mass. 27 March 2004.
  • “‘Deambulando’ por un cuento de Alberto Fuguet.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, Lexington. 18 April 2002.
  • Panel Chair. “Graduate Student Symposium I: Latin American Literature from Colonial to Postmodern Times I.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, Lexington. 26 April 2001.
  • “Ecos de Bolívar en la retórica de Hugo Chávez.” Charles F. Fraker Conference. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 1 April 2000.