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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.