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October 16 Special Events

On Thursday, October 16 the Katz Center will present two special events that coincide with Make Literary Productions' inaugural Luz & Lit Festival.

Mexican Studies Seminar, "New Mexican Literary Voices" 12:00 PM, Foster 103 Spanish reading and discussion with authors Luis Felipe Fabre, Susana Iglesias and Valeria Luiselli, co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies.

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XIV Reunión Internacional de Historiadores de México

From Thursday, September 18 to Sunday, September 21, 2014 the Katz Center hosted more than 300 Mexicanist historians for the XIV Reunión Internacional de Historiadores de México.

The academic sessions took place at the Gleacher Center of the University of Chicago and the inauguration ceremonies were held at the Oriental Institute on campus.

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Mexican Studies Seminar Autumn 2014

The Autumn 2014 series of the Mexican Studies Seminars at UChicago will begin on October 7, 2014. Unless otherwise noted all seminars will meet on Tuesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM at the John Hope Franklin room (1126 E. 59th St., 224, Chicago, IL 60637).  

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Mexico Opens Energy Sector to Investment

On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Professor Emilio Kourí discussed Mexico's new rules on energy investments on WBEZ's World View. Listen to the interview here.

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Exploring Mexico in the world, the world in Mexico

In connection with the XIV Reunión Internacional de Historiadores de México, the Special Collections Research Center at the Regenstein Library has prepared an exhibition titled “Researching Mexico: University of Chicago Field Explorations in Mexico, 1896-2014,” which runs from June 30 to October 4, 2014. Reflecting on that exhibition and on the University of Chicago's longstanding intellectual links with Mexico, Professor Mauricio Tenorio has written "Clues for An Archive

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Special Collections exhibit explores UChicago professors' fieldwork in Mexico

The Special Collections Research Center has planned an exciting exhibition to mark the XIV Reunión Internacional de Historiadores de México in Chicago. Presented in conjunction with the Katz Center, the exhibition is titled “Researching Mexico: University of Chicago Field Explorations in Mexico, 1896-2014.”

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