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Lisl Schoepflin

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Email    lisls@g.ucla.edu
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Lisl Schoepflin is a PhD candidate in the UCLA History Department. Her scholarly interests focus on indigenous and colonial ethnohistory and social memory practices in the Andes, with an emphasis on Inca and Spanish colonial oral and literary arts and material culture. In 2017, she received a Fulbright-Hays DDRA fellowship to conduct archival research in Peru. In the 2021-2022 she is a Getty Pre-doctoral Residency Fellow to complete her dissertation in 2021-22. It explores indigenous participation and authorship in the production and composition of two manuscript versions of an illustrated chronicle, Historia General del Pirú (1616), compiled by the Basque Mercedarian friar, Martín de Murúa. She is a member of UCLA's Andean Lab.

Field of Study

Latin America


Ethnohistory, Quechua, Inca and colonial Andean history

Grants and Awards

2021-2022       Getty Residency Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA

2020-2021       UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship

2018                Tinker Field Research Grant, UCLA International Institute

2017                Fulbright-Hayes DDRA Fellowship

2015-2016      Graduate Mentorship Fellowship, UCLA.

2015                Early Modern & 18th Century Studies Summer Fellowship

2015                Mellon Fellowship - Spanish Paleography Intensive Workshop

2014                UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship

2014                Title VI Fellowship Language Area Studies (FLAS)

2013                Title VI Fellowship Language Area Studies (FLAS)


Kevin Terraciano (chair), Stella Nair, Efrain Kristal, Juan Ossio, Teo Ruiz


M.A. from UCLA

B.A. from University of Pennsylvania