Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Mariana Mora Lecture: "The Zapatista Indigenous Movement & Decolonizing Politics in Mexico"

November 9th, 2010
4:00 - 5:00 PM

Location
LBC Room 202
Tulane University
Uptown Campus

As part of the Cultural Awareness Planning Committee, Native American culture is the focus of this month of activities and is featuring a talk by Tulane‘€™s Anthropology Assistant Professor, Mariana Mora.

Place & Date: Tuesday, Nov. 9th LBC 202 from 4-5 PM.

Title: The Zapatista Indigenous Movement & Decolonizing Politics in Mexico

Prof. Mora will be speaking on the new ways in doing politics that have emerged through the daily practices of autonomy in Indigenous Zapatista municipalities in Chiapas, Mexico. Dr. Mora will discuss these cultural politics in relation to the governing logics of the neoliberal Mexican state.

Mariana Mora is an Assistant Professor in the Department of anthropology at Tulane. She has worked in the Zapatista communities since 1996 and is currently writing a book manuscript on the subject.

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