August 29, 2018
by Sean Mannion
0 comments

Interview with Lina Del Castillo, author of “Entangled Fates: French-Trained Naturalists, the First Colombian Republic, and the Materiality of Geopolitical Practice, 1819–1830”

Lina Del Castillo is assistant professor of history and Latin American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is author of Crafting a Republic for the World: Scientific, Geographic, and Historiographic Inventions of Colombia (University of Nebraska Press, more »

August 15, 2018
by Sean Mannion
0 comments

Interview with Joshua Frens-String, author of “Communists, Commissars, and Consumers: The Politics of Food on the Chilean Road to Socialism”

Joshua Frens-String is an assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently writing a history of food, consumption, and revolution in twentieth-century Chile. You can read his new article “Communists, Commissars, more »

August 8, 2018
by Sean Mannion
0 comments

Interview with Heidi Tinsman, author of “Rebel Coolies, Citizen Warriors, and Sworn Brothers: The Chinese Loyalty Oath and Alliance with Chile in the War of the Pacific”

Heidi Tinsman is professor of history and gender and sexuality studies at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Buying into the Regime: Grapes and Consumption in Cold War Chile and the United States and Partners in Conflict: more »

July 12, 2018
by Sean Mannion
Comments Off on Interview with Sarah Hines, author of “The Power and Ethics of Vernacular Modernism: The Misicuni Dam Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1944–2017”

Interview with Sarah Hines, author of “The Power and Ethics of Vernacular Modernism: The Misicuni Dam Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1944–2017”

Sarah Hines is an assistant professor of history at the University of Oklahoma. You can read her new article, “The Power and Ethics of Vernacular Modernism: The Misicuni Dam Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1944–2017,” in HAHR 98.2.

March 16, 2016
by Sean Mannion
4 Comments

Forum on “Listening for History”

Curated by Sean Mannion, Duke University Scholars of Latin America have long been concerned with sound. In their forum organized for HAHR 96.2, Alejandra Bronfman and Christine Ehrick invited numerous scholars (Gala Porras-Kim, Elizabeth Dore, and Marc A. Hertzman) to interrogate this more »

October 29, 2015
by Sean Mannion
0 comments

In Memoriam: María Elena Martínez

Marjorie Becker, a poet and a Latin American historian who focuses on Mexico, wrote the following eulogy for María Elena Martínez. Please see the obituary in the current issue of the Hispanic American Historical Review here and place your own remembrances of María more »

Skip to toolbar