Dr. Erin Beck, an associate professor of political science at the University of Oregon and an award-winning author, spoke with Steven about the recent general election in Guatemala. How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs (Duke University Press, 2017)
Drs. Rita Palacios and Paul Worley joined Steven to discuss their new book entitled Unwriting Maya Literature: Ts’íib as Recorded Knowledge. This episode is the first in an occasional series on the Maya.
Dr. Stephen Neufeld joined Renata and Steven to discuss his award-winning book The Blood Contingent: The Military and the Making of Modern Mexico.
Dr. Marixa Lasso of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia joined Steven to discuss her new book Erased: The Untold Story of the Panama Canal. Marixa on twitter
The team at Historias is proud (and a bit surprised) that we have made it to 50 episodes. We took the opportunity to revisit why we started, the challenges and opportunities we have faced, to introduce new hosts (Jackie and Renata!) and welcome back original co-hosts (Lily and Dave!). As Read more…
In this state of the field episode, Matt Childs, Elena Schneider, and Alex Wisnoski joined Steven to discuss the history of slavery in Latin American and Caribbean societies.
Dr. Orlando Perez of Millersville University joined Steven to discuss the results and consequences of Sunday’s legislative and presidential elections in Panama.
Historias 47 – Donna Guy in the Luminaries series on her career, her scholarship, and a life in the academy
In the latest installment of our Luminaries series, Dr. Donna Guy, Professor Emeritus from both the Ohio State University and the University of Arizona, joined Steven and Dustin for a wide-ranging conversation. They discussed her career, her scholarship, the challenges that women have faced in academia, and the importance of Read more…
Dr. Alison Bruey, an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of North Florida, joined Steven to discuss her book Bread, Justice, and Liberty: Grassroots Activism and Human Rights in Pinochet’s Chile, published by the University of Wisconsin Press in 2018, which won the 2019 Alfred B. Read more…
Dr. Lily Balloffet joined Steven to discuss her article entitled “Argentine and Egyptian History Entangled: From Perón to Nasser,” which won the 2019 Sturgis Leavitt Award for Best Article from SECOLAS.