LAHW 2016 Winter Quarter Schedule

Multicultural Inclusion through Afro-Creole Indigeneity: State Ritual and Afro-Creole Performative Culture in Post-Colonial Guyana, 1964–1970s Ramaesh J. Bhagirat

Fellow and Visiting Instructor, History, Kenyon College January 14, 2016, 4:30-6PM

Kelly Hall, Room 114

 

 

Illegal Enslavement and International Relations on the Southern Border of the Brazilian Empire

Keila Grinberg

Tinker Visiting Professor, CLAS/Associate Professor, History, UNIRIO

January 28, 2016, 4:30-6PM

Kelly Hall, Room 114

 

 

Territory, Indianidad, and the State in the Papaloapan, Mexico Diana Schwartz

PhD candidate, History

February 11, 2016 4:30-6PM

Kelly Hall, Room 114

 

 

ABACC and the Evolution of Nuclear Verification between Argentina and Brazil, 1978–1992

Chris Dunlap

PhD candidate, History

February 25, 2016, 4:30-6PM

Kelly Hall, Room 114

 

 

Theaters and the Creation of an Urban Public in São Paulo, Brazil

Aiala Levy

PhD candidate, History

March 3, 2016, 4:30-6PM

Rosenwald, Room 405

 

 

U.S. Imperialism and Mexican Drug Policy, 1912–1927: A Reassessment

Isaac Campos

Associate Professor, History, University of Cincinnati/ Visiting Scholar, Harvard University March 10, 2016, 4:30-6PM

Kelly Hall, Room 114

Next Week, October 22: Emilio de Antuñano, PhD Candidate, History

The Latin American History Workshop is pleased to present,
Emilio de Antuñano, PhD Candidate, History
“Urbanization through Colonias Proletarias in Mid-Century Mexico City: Colonia Gabriel Ramos Millán”
Thrusday, October 22, 2015, 4:30-6PM, Kelly Hall, Room 114 
(Discussant Chris Gatto, PhD Candidate, Department of History)
Attached here, Introduction to LAHW ReadersColonia Proletaria Ramos Millan you will find Emilio de Antuñano’s dissertation chapter and a brief note/introduction to the LAHW participants. Any questions or concerns, please email the workshop coordinator, Marcel Anduiza, at msa@uchicago.edu
Best,

LAHW Fall 2015

The University of Chicago

Latin American History Workshop, Fall 2015

(All Meetings in Kelly 114, Thursdays 4:30-6:00, Unless Otherwise Noted)

Oct. 1: Joint Reception: Sponsored by the Latin American History Workshop and the Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Oct. 8: Chris Gatto, “From Cochineal to Coffee: The Making of a New Rural Society in Miahuatlán, Oaxaca, 1780-1880.”

 

Oct 22: Emilio de Antuñano, “Urbanization through colonias proletarias in Mid-century Mexico City: Colonia Gabriel Ramos Millán.”

 

Nov. 5: Paul Gillingham, “Journalism, Satire and Censorship in Mexico, c.1945-c.1965.”

 

Nov. 19: Pablo Palomino, “Global History of Modern Latin America from the Perspective of Musical Practices and Networks.”

 

Dec. 3: Brian Delay, “Revolution Retail: U.S. Arms Markets and the Independence of Haiti and Spanish America.”

 

LAHW Spring 2015

The University of Chicago

Latin American History Workshop, Spring 2015

(All Sessions in Kelly 114, 4:30-6:00, Unless Otherwise Noted)

 

April 9: José Juan Pérez Meléndez, PhD Candidate, Department of History

Paper: “Launching Colonization Companies in Imperial Brazil: The Regency Years, 1831-1840”   

 

April 23: Ramaesh J. Bhagirat-Rivera, PhD Candidate, Department of History

Paper: “Celebrating ‘All Kinds of Folk’: Racial Divisions, Multicultural Inclusion, and the Institutionalization of National Culture in the Southern Caribbean, c. 1950s-1970s”

 

May 7: Kevin Terraciano, Professor of History, UCLA

Paper: TBD

 

May 18 (Monday): John French, Professor of History, Duke University

Paper: “‘Rebels’ and ‘Good Boys’ in the 1960s: The Story of Two Brothers”

 

May 21: Sabine Cadeau, PhD Candidate, Department of History

Paper: “The End of the Old Border: Ethnic Profiling, Discrimination and Arrests in the Dominican Border Provinces, 1920-1936”

  

May 29 (Friday): MA Student Presentations

Paper(s): TBD

**Special Time** 12:00-1:30

  

June 4: Mikael Wolfe, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Paper: “Knowing Nature (especially Water) by Engineering it: A Brief History of Mexican técnicos.”

 

All papers will be pre-circulated through our email list. Any questions or concerns, please email the workshop coordinator, Chris Gatto, at gatto@uchicago.edu.

LAHW Winter Schedule 2015

The University of Chicago

Latin American History Workshop, Winter 2015

(All Meetings in Kelly 114, Thursdays 4:30-6:00)

 

Jan. 15: Rogério de Souza Farias, CLAS Associate Member, University of Chicago

Paper: “Do You Wish to Marry Her? The Admission of Women in Brazilian Professional Diplomacy, 1918-1954”

 

Jan. 29 (Tentative—May Be Rescheduled): Diana Schwartz, PhD Candidate, Department of History

Paper: “Transforming the Tropics: Development, Displacement, and Anthropology in the Papaloapan, Mexico, 1940s-1970s”

 

Feb. 12: Matthew Nestler, MA, University of Chicago

Paper: “Rereading Freedom Letters: Slave Manumission in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 1832-1888”

 

Feb. 26: Karen Caplan, Associate Professor, Rutgers-Newark

Paper: “The Latin American Trade, the United States, and the Origins of Development, 1808-1830”

 

Mar. 12: Ian Read, Associate Professor, Soka University

Paper: “Brazil’s Era of Epidemics: How Disease Shaped a Nation”

 

All papers will be pre-circulated through our email list. Any questions or concerns, please email the workshop coordinator, Chris Gatto, at gatto@uchicago.edu.

LAHW Fall Schedule 2014

The University of Chicago

Latin American History Workshop, Fall 2014

(All Meetings in Kelly 114, Thursdays 4:30-6:00)

 

Oct. 2: Joint Reception: LAHW and WLAC

 

 Oct. 9: María Balandrán, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History

Paper: “Conflicting Notions of Settlement: Plyler v. Doe and Mexico’s Encuesta Nacional de Emigración, 1977-1982”

 

 Nov. 6: Marcel Anduiza, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History

Paper: “From Pacific Gateway to Tourist City: A History of Urban Politics and Built Landscapes in Acapulco and its Hinterland, Mexico, c. 1776-1976”

 

 Nov. 20: Emilio de Antuñano, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History

Paper: “On Search of an Elusive Master Plan: Urban Planning over 1940s Mexico City”

 

 Dec. 4: Aiala Levy, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History

Paper Topic: Theatres in Nineteenth-Century São Paulo

 

Any questions or concerns, please email the workshop coordinator, Chris Gatto, at gatto@uchicago.edu.

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