Cuban Revolution [summer repeat]

Historias is back in two weeks with new conversations with Alan McPherson, Casey Lurtz, Sarah West, Sarah Williams, Javier Pabon, Suzanne Litrel, and many more. In the meantime, enjoy this state of the field summer repeat episode on the Cuban Revolution with Michelle Chase and Devin Spence Benson.

Latin America’s Cold War [summer repeat]

In our inaugural state of the field episode, Drs. Tanya Harmer and Renata Keller talk with Dustin about Latin America’s Cold War. They discuss the meaning of the Cold War in Latin America, questions of chronology and areas of scholarly emphasis, and their own work highlighting voices long overlooked in the historiography. Tanya Harmer, Allende’s Read more…

TLA article of the week: Adversity, Gender Stereotyping, and Appraisals of Female Political Leadership: Evidence from Latin America

In this week’s TLA article of the week, political scientist Mark Setzler analyzes survey data from 17 Latin American countries to investigate the extent to which citizens’ preferences for leaders of a specific gender vary in response to economic hardship, corruption, and crime. Adversity, Gender Stereotyping, and Appraisals of Female Read more…

TLA article of the week: The United States in El Oro: The OCIAA and the Diplomacy of Emergency Rehabilitation during WWII

The United States in El Oro:The OCIAA and the Diplomacy of Emergency Rehabilitation during WWII In this week’s featured article, Monica Rankin examines the efforts of the U.S. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs’ (OCIAA) to rebuild Ecuador’s El Oro province, an already underdeveloped zone further debilitated by Peruvian Read more…