July 22, 2016
by Sean Mannion
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Open forum on “Sex and the Colonial Archive: The Case of ‘Mariano’ Aguilera”

The trailblazing Latin American historian María Elena Martínez passed away on November 16, 2014, after a brief, difficult, and valiant struggle with cancer. Her posthumous article “Sex and the Colonial Archive: The Case of ‘Mariano’ Aguilera”–which can be read in more »

March 16, 2016
by Sean Mannion
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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 »

September 16, 2015
by Sean Mannion
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Open Forum on Archives and Access: The DFS Controversy

Curated by Jocelyn Olcott and Sean Mannion, Duke University Ever since their opening to the public in 2002, the archives of the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (DFS) have proven to be both an invaluable trove for researchers and a political more »

May 3, 2015
by Sean Mannion
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Origins of Capitalism in Mexico

-Curated by Amanda Peralta and Vanessa Freije, Duke University- Capitalism is back in the news and its return to the Latin American history field is demonstrated by the 2012 award of the Bolton-Johnson prize of the Conference on Latin American more »

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