Students who presented at the 2019 annual meeting in Oaxaca may submit their conference paper for the Richmond Brown Graduate Student Travel Grant and the Edward H. Moseley Student Paper Award. The top three submissions will receive the Richmond Brown Graduate Student Travel Grant, which includes a complimentary registration and banquet ticket for the 2020 meeting in Austin, Texas. The winner of the Moseley Award is chosen from the three Brown recipients. Please send an Read more…
Consider submitting your conference paper for possible publication in the Annals issue of SECOLAS’ peer-reviewed journal The Latin Americanist. See below for further information. Deadline for submission is June 1, 2019 Contact Dr. Gregory Crider or Dr. Jürgen Buchenau if you have any questions.
The General Business Meeting will start today at 5:45pm to allow all present members of the Executive Committee to attend from the start.
Dr. Reginald Bess, the incoming President of SECOLAS, spoke with Steven about his lifelong love for languages and the humanities and his dedication to teaching at HBCUs. They also discuss the enduring importance of language study for young Americans and what universities can do to innovate language programs.
Dr. Mark Healey, associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Connecticut, spoke with Carlos about his research on the environment and governance in the Argentine Andes. They also talk wine, earthquakes, drum machines, concrete and a host of other things. Additional resources: The Ruins of the New Argentina: Peronism and the Remaking of San Juan after the 1944 Earthquake (Durham: Duke University Press, 2011)
Dr. Jane Mangan, the Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor of History and Latin American Studies at Davidson College, spoke with Steven about her research on non-elite women in Potosí and her work on how ideas of familial obligations crisscrossed the Atlantic in the colonial era. They also discuss her use of 3-D printing to bring to life material culture for her students. Additional resources: Transatlantic Obligations: Legal and Cultural Constructions of Family in the Conquest-Era Peru Read more…
Dr. Aaron Coy Moulton of Stephen F. Austin State University sat down with Steven and Dustin to talk about the activities of right-wing dictators in the Caribbean basin during the 1950s and 1960s. They also chatted about archives and the importance of serendipity in academic careers.