Member Michael Alarid’s article is published

Congratulations to member Michael Alarid of UNLV on the publication of his article “Beyond Banditry: The Significance of Everyday Larceny in New Mexican Social History, 1837–1865” in the Western Historical Quarterly.

Steven Hyland has won the 2019 RMCLAS Article Award

Steven Hyland has won the 2019 RMCLAS Article Award from our friends at the Rocky Mountain Council of Latin American Studies for his article entitled “The Syrian Ottoman Home Front in Buenos Aires and Rosario during the First World War,” published in the Journal of Migration History.

The RMCLAS Article Award is for the most outstanding article in a journal or chapter in an edited book published in the preceding year.

Congratulations from everyone at SECOLAS.

Nesvig has earned honorable mention for Promiscuous Power

Martin A. Nesvig of the University of Miami earned an honorable mention for his book entitled Promiscuous Power: An Unorthodox History of New Spain from the Alfred B. Thomas Book Award Committee.

The committee said of his book, “Nesvig employs archival research to construct a narrative of local politics in early colonial Mexico. In contrast to many authors that discuss either colonial power or indigenous resistance, he brings to light the resistance of Michoacán’s Spanish residents to the imposition of power by both the state and the church. With chapter titles such as ‘I Shit on You, Sir; or rather, An Unorthodox Lot of Catholics Who Didn’t Fear the Inquisition,’ Nesvig provides a humorously irreverent portrait of New Spain beyond Tenochtitlán.”

Congratulations from SECOLAS.

Member Alison Bruey publishes a new book

Congratulations to SECOLAS member Alison J. Bruey on the upcoming publication of her new book Bread, Justice, and Liberty: Grassroots Activism and Human Rights in Pinochet’s Chile!

It is now available for pre-order from the University of Wisconsin Press at a discounted price of $30.

Discounts for course adoption are also available through the press.

Find it here and enter the discount code at checkout: AA101

Ann González publishes her latest book!

Congratulations to longtime member Ann B. González for her hot-off-the-press book Postcolonial Approaches to Latin American Children’s Literature!

Check it out!

David Carey to co-edit a new book series

SECOLAS member David Carey has partnered with Renata Keller to launch a book series entitled Critical Latin America published by Brill.

Check it out!

Member Christina Bueno wins book prize!

Christina Bueno, a longtime friend and member of the organization, won the Michael C. Meyer Prize (Best Book on Mexican history in a five year period) for her book The Pursuit of Ruins: Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico. This award is given by our friends at RMCLAS.

¡Bravo Christina!

Christina Bueno’s The Pursuit of Ruins

Katy Kole de Peralta on women and syphilis in colonial Lima

Katy Kole de Peralta just published a portion of her SECOLAS 2018 talk. Check it out!

Dying to heal: Women and syphilis in colonial Lima, Peru

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