Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Ideological Incoherence and Ideological Purity in the Mexican Revolution - Dr. Claudio Lomnitz

April 10th, 2014
6 pm

Location
Jones Hall Room 102

Dr. Claudio Lomnitz will present a talk entitled “Ideological Incoherence and Ideological Purity in the Mexican Revolution” at 6 pm on April 10th in Jones Hall Room 102.

Claudio Lomnitz is the Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. One of the most distinguished anthropologists and historians of Mexico and Latin America, Lomnitz received his Ph.D. from Stanford University and, before joining the faculty of Columbia University, taught at the University of Chicago and at the New School. His groundbreaking body of scholarship, which includes the books Exits from the Labyrinth (1992), Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico (2001), and Death and the Idea of Mexico (2005), has impacted the study of Latin American history, politics, and culture across disciplines. In this lecture, Lomnitz will discuss his most recent book, The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón (Zone Books, 2014).

A reception will follow.

Sponsored by Tulane University Office of Academic Affairs and Provost, Department of Anthropology, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies, and the Tulane Anthropology Student Association (TASA).

For more information, please contact João Felipe Gonçalves (jgoncal@tulane.edu)

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