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Latin American History Workshop Autumn Schedule 2013

 

All meetings will be held at 4:30pm in Kelly 114 unless otherwise specified

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October 3rd: Opening Reception with the

Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean

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October 10th: Ramón Gutiérrez, Professor of History

“Doña Teresa de Aguilera y Roche before the Inquisition:

The Travails of a 17th Century Aristocratic Woman in New Mexico”

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October 17th: Tessa Murphy, Ph.D. Candidate, History

“The Treaty of Paris and the Transformation of the Lesser Antilles, 1763-1773”

(Note Time Change – 5:00pm)

Co-sponsored with Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean

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October 24th: María E. Balandrán-Castillo, Ph.D. Candidate, History

 “‘Estafabraceros’, Border Diplomacy and Migrant Protection, 1964-1974”

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November 7th: Jesse H. Garskof, Professor of History, University of Michigan

“The Doctrina de Martí: Migration, Diaspora, and Antillean

Racial Politics in 19th Century New York”

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November 21st: Dan Webb, Ph.D. Candidate, History

“The Causes and Consequences of the Abrogation of Article XI

of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo”

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To be added to the listhost and receive a copy of the papers

please email María E. Balandrán-Castillo: balandran@uchicago.edu

 

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The Latin American History Workshop and the Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean are pleased to invite you to their joint
Reception
Thursday, October 4, 4:30 p.m., Kelly 114
Please join us as we welcome new members and offer a brief introduction to both workshops’ objectives and calendars. There will be refreshments. Any person needing special assistance should write to jjperdez@uchicago.edu in advance.

 

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Two Events with Bill Summerhill, May 10

The Latin American History Workshop, in combination with the Center for International Studies, the Norman Wait Harris Fund, the African Studies Workshop, and the Center for Latin American Studies would like to announce two events with William Summerhill, Professor of History and Chair of the Global Studies Program at UCLA on Thursday, May 17:

 

“From Bondsmen to Bonds: Slavery and Sovereign Debt in Early Imperial Brazil”

Lecture, 10:30AM, John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224)

Reception to Follow

 

“From Quelimane to the City: Rio Slavers, London Bankers, and the Atlantic Origins of Representative Government in Brazil, 1796-1831”

Workshop, 4:30PM, Kelly 114

 

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Matthew Barton in advance at barton@uchicago.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Winter 2012 LAHW Schedule

The Latin American History Workshop is pleased to announce its schedule for the Spring Quarter.
All workshops will take place on Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 pm, in the Center for Latin American Studies, Kelly 114.
March 29- José Juan Pérez Meléndez, “Wakefield Landing: Debates over Property and Traces of Reading in Imperial Brazil, c. 1835-1848”
     Comment: Matthew Barton
April 5 – CJ Alvarez, “Mexico Quarantined: Policing the US-Mexico Border During the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak of 1946”
     Comment: Jackie Sumner
April 12 – Charles Walker, Professor of History, University of California – Davis, “Into the Heart of the Fire: Tupac Amaru and the Catholic Church”
     Comment: Casey Lurtz
April 19 – Jose Luis Ramos, “”Imperialism, Anti-Imperialism, and US-Mexican relations during the 1920s”
     Comment: Marco Torres
May 3 – Amanda Hartzmark, “Cooperatives and the State in the Brazilian Sugar Industry, 1945-1980”
     Comment: Jose Luis Ramos
May 10 – (co-sponsored by the African Studies Workshop, the Center for International Studies, and the Norman Wait Harris Fund) Bill Summerhill, Professor of History, UCLA, “From Quelimane to The City: Rio Slavers, London Bankers, and the Atlantic Origins of Representative Government in Brazil, 1796-1831”
     Comment: José Juan Pérez Meléndez
May 31 – Dan Webb, “Reading Against the Grain: Decolonizing the History of Violence in the Interior Provinces of New Spain”
     Comment: Filiberto Chavez
Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please fill out the contact form on this webpage.

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3/1 Workshop Cancelled

Nicole Mottier’s 3/1 Workshop has had to be cancelled.  The Latin American History Workshop will reconvene after Spring Break on April 5 with a presentation by CJ Alvarez.

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Winter 2012 LAHW Schedule

Jan. 26 – LaShandra P. Sullivan, “Fixing and Unfixing Rural Labor to Land in Contemporary Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil”

Discussant: José Juan Pérez Melendez

 

Feb. 2 – Emilio Kourí, “Colonial Village Histories and the Mexican Revolution”

Discussant: Mauricio Tenorio

 

Feb. 16 – Alfredo Jocelyn-Holt, “Escuela Tomada: una memoria personal”

Discussant: Chris Dunlap

 

Feb. 23 – Jackie Sumner, “’El Señor Gobernador del Estado es muy partidario de la raza indígena:’ Village Rights and the Cahuantzista Regime”

Discussant: Emilio de Antuñano

 

March 1 – Nicole Mottier, “Credit and Debt in La Comarca Lagunera”

Discussant: Casey Lurtz

 

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please fill out the contact form on this webpage in advance of the workshop meeting.

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Casey Lurtz at LAHW, 12/1

Casey Lurtz, “‘A Precious Jewel Buried in the Most Foul Mud': Matias Romero and the Opening of the Socunusco”

The Latin American History Workshop is pleased to welcome Casey Lurtz for our final workshop of the Autumn Quarter.  For a copy of Casey’s paper, please fill out the contact form on this webpage.

The meeting will be held Thursday, December 1 from 4:30-6:00PM in Kelly 114.

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please fill out the contact form on this webpage.

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Chris Dunlap at LAHW

The Latin American History Workshop is pleased to welcome 
Chris Dunlap for our next meeting of the Autumn Quarter.  
For a copy of Chris’s paper, "A Problematic Peace: The Treaty 
of Tlatelolco and the World’s First Nuclear Weapon Free Zone" 
please fill out the contact form on this page.

Jackie Sumner will be commenting on the paper.

The meeting will be held Thursday, 11/10 from 4:30-6PM in 
Kelly 114

Persons with a disability who believe they may need 
assistance, please fill out the contact form on this page.

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Autumn 2011 LAHW Schedule

I’m pleased to announce the Latin American History Workshop’s schedule for the Autumn Quarter.

All workshops will take place on Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 pm, in the Center for Latin American Studies, Kelly 114.

Sept. 29
Antonio Sotomayor, “Los Juegos de San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1966: Colonial Olympism and Olympic Politics during the Cold War”

Oct. 6
Jeff Needell, Professor of History, University of Florida, “The Remembered, the Forgotten, and the Historian’s Challenge: An Introduction to Brazil’s Abolitionist Movement and its Historiography”

Oct. 20
Matthew Barton, “’Os motins sao naturais’: The Rebellious Roots of Colonial Minas Gerais”

Nov. 10
Chris Dunlap, “A Problematic Peace: The Treaty of Tlatelolco and the World’s First Nuclear Weapon Free Zone”

Nov. 17
Rob Karl, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University, “The Fearful Night Continues: Displacement in Late Violencia Colombia, 1957-1961”

Dec. 1
Casey Lurtz, “Connecting Chiapas: Coffee and the Expansion of Transportation Networks in Late Nineteenth-Century Soconusco”
Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please fill out the contact form on this webpage in advance of the workshop meeting.

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Call for Presenters, 2011-2012

Anyone interested in presenting a paper in the 2011-2012 Latin American History Workshop should fill out the contact form.

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