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Ricardo Garcia

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Email    rmedinagarcia@yahoo.com rmedinagarcia@ucla.edu
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At the moment (July 2013), I am beginning my dissertation, which examines a series of sixteenth and seventeenth-century letters from what is now western Mexico. These were written in Nahuatl and with the Roman alphabet.


\Lord 8 Deer's Beard: The Mesoamerican Ballgame and its Protective Equipment\" in LiSA 16: Tradition and Innovation in Mesoamerican Cultural History, A Homage to Tatiana A Proskouriakoff ed. by Roberto Cant� and Aaron Sonnenschein."

Grants and Awards

Eugene V. Cota Robles2008-2009 NSF UC DIGSSS2012 Summer FLASS

Conference Presentations

\Where Bilinguilism Mattered: Translators and the Mexican Borderlands.\"\"Lord Eight Deer's Beard: The Mesoamerican Ballgame and Its Protective Equipment.\"\"Going in Circles: The Mesoamerican Ballgame Tradition and Ball Courts with Rings.\"\"The Black Pope and the Word: The Link Between the Ballgame and the Jesuit Missions of Sinaloa.\"MA Thesis: Echoes: The Words of the Ballgame and Its Pre-Historic Past."


Dr. Kevin Terraciano


UCLA, C.Phil Latin American History; UCLA M.A. History; California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), M.A. Linguistics; Instituto de docencia e investigacion etnologica de Zacatecas, Intensive Course of Ancient and Modern Nahuatl for Nonnative Speakers; CSUF, Single Subject Teaching Credential History; CSUF, B.A. History.