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!
Jian Gao of the University of Alabama has won the Edward H. Moseley Student Paper Award for his paper entitled “Restoring the Chinese Voice during Mexican Sinophobia, 1899-1934.” The Moseley Award is presented annually to the graduate student and SECOLAS member who has presented the best graduate student paper at Read more…
Steven spoke with historians Luis Herrán Ávila and Randal Sheppard about the history of revolutionary nationalism in Mexico, its enduring place in political life, and its importance to AMLO. Luis and Randal also discuss the immediate challenges facing the Mexican president, including huachicoleo, insecurity, impunity, and Mexico’s relationship with the Read more…
James Mestaz, a post-doctoral fellow at Claremont-McKenna College, joined Carlos to discuss his research on water, the indigenous Mayo communities in northwestern Mexico, and revolutionary state between the 1920s and 1970s.