Dr. Khristin Landry Montes, assistant professor of Art History at Cornell College, and Paula Karger, doctoral candidate in comparative literature at the University of Toronto, join Steven Hyland for the first of two deep dives on the Maya. The discussion centers on Mayan cultural forms, including cosmology and origin stories, and Read more…
Dr. Casey Lurtz of Johns Hopkins University joined Jackie and Carlos to talk about her book From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico.
Dr. Corinna Zeltsman of Georgia Southern University talked with Jackie Sumner about print culture in nineteenth century Mexico, the joys of teaching, paths for graduate students, and paper.
Jayson Porter joins Carlos to discuss his research on the intersection of political economy and agricultural sciences that led to the Green Revolution in Mexico. They also discuss the utility and opportunities of social media and the wide variety of maps and the information they communicate. “Growing Pains: Pest Control Read more…
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.
Congratulations to Jackie Sumner, SECOLAS’ immediate past president, for the publication of her article in Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. Check it out and happy reading. The Indigenous Governor of Tlaxcala and Acceptable Indigenousness in the Porfirian Regime
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!