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 always, thank you for your support and thank you for listening!
Jian Gao explores Chinese perspectives during a heightened moment of anti-Chinese sentiment in revolutionary Mexico. Find it here!
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.
Steve Morris named Coordinador del Laboratorio de Documentación y Analisis de la Corrupción y Transparencia at UNAM.
Longtime SECOLAS member Steve Morris, who also served on the Executive Committee and as President, has been named the Coordinador del Laboratorio de Documentación y Analisis de la Corrupción y Transparencia at UNAM. Congratulations from your SECOLAS family!
Dr. Orlando Perez of Millersville University joined Steven to discuss the results and consequences of Sunday’s legislative and presidential elections in Panama.
For immediate release: The officers and the members of the Executive Committee of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) stand in solidarity with the students, faculty, staff, and administration of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte), and the greater Charlotte community of which they are an integral part. SECOLAS condemns the act of terror of Tuesday, April 30, 2019 and rejects ideologies promoting violence. SECOLAS mourns the deaths of the Read more…
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 mentorship and peer connections in the profession.
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. Thomas Book Award. The Thomas Book Award is given annually for the best book on a Latin American subject published by a SECOLAS member.
SECOLAS has extended the deadline until April 30 for students who presented at the Oaxaca meeting. The top three submissions selected by the committee will receive the Richmond Brown Student Travel Grant for the 2020 meeting in Austin, Texas. The top paper from this three will receive the Edward Moseley Student Paper Award, also announced at the 2020 meeting. If you have any questions, contact Steven Hyland at email@example.com
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.