eLizabeth hiLL boone holds the Martha and Donald Robertson Chair of Latin
American Art at Tulane University. She is the author of many articles and books about
Mesoamerican art and pictographic writing, including most recently Elizabeth Hill
Boone and Gary Urton, editors, Their Way of Writing: Scripts, Signs, and Pictographies in
Pre- Columbian America (2011).
kathryn burns is Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel
Hill. She is the author of Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru
(Duke University Press, 1999); and Into the Archive: Writing and Power in Colonial Peru
(Duke University Press, 2010).
John charLes is Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
at Tulane University. He is the author of numerous articles on the Andean Church,
and the book Allies at Odds: The Andean Church and Its Indigenous Agents, 1583–1671 (2010).
aLan durston is Associate Professor in the History Department at York University
in Toronto. He is the author of articles and book chapters on the history of language
in the Andes, and of the book Pastoral Quechua: The History of Christian Translation in Colo-
nial Peru, 1550–1650 (2007).