Lydia Fossa

Lydia Fossa

Lydia Fossa

Doctor in Colonial Literature by the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States. Master of Linguistics by the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Bachelor of Communication Sciences by the Universidad de Lima. She also took a paleography course at the Riva Agüero Institute of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. She is an independent researcher and author of the books Bajo el cielo de Chuqikirau (2018) and Narrativas problemáticas. Los inkas bajo la pluma española (2006). Her articles appear in numerous academic journals such as Ethnohistory, Recial, Estudios Atacameños, Histórica; also in the book Actores, redes y prácticas dialógicas en la construcción y uso de los archivos en América Latina (siglos XVI-XXI), published in Mexico, and in the portal Enciclopedia de la traducción y la interpretación < https://www.aieti.eu/enciclopedia/>. Since 1994, she has been working on a set of web pages called Glosas croniquenses: el mundo andino en lenguas indígenas y castellano. These pages collect indigenous words and their synchronic equivalents in sixteenth-century Spanish in 19 Spanish authors present in the Andes during the Conquest and early Colonial period.