Latest News and Announcements

Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino Studies Call for Proposals

The Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino Studies has announced the 2014-2015 call for proposals. This seminar, co-sponsored by the Katz Center, provides a forum for works in progress that examine the interplay of Latino people, communities, and culture in the United States; transnational and comparative “borderlands” studies; civil rights and social movements; and other related topics.

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Mexican Studies Seminar Spring 2014

The Spring 2014 series of the Mexican Studies Seminars at UChicago will begin on April 22, 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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Summer Job Opening

The Katz Center is hiring an Events and Communications Assistant. The position will start in early June through late September, and has the opportunity for renewal through the 2014 -15 academic year. Application materials (cover letter and resume) should be emailed to mirivas@uchicago.edu. The listing is available here or here under requisition number 455510.

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Registration Now Open for XIV Reunión Internacional de Historiadores de México

El Comité Organizador de la XIV Reunión Internacional de Historiadores de México se complace en anunciar que el periodo de inscripción ha comenzado. Toda la información necesaria para efectuar su inscripción está disponible en la página web de la Reunión.

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Katzworth Conference Images

The Katz Center is pleased to announce the Katzworth Years conference, which took place on May 3-4, 2013, was a success. Follow this link to view some of the images of the conference. Videos of the panels are forthcoming.

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Katz Center will host XIV International Reunion of Historians of Mexico

The Katz Center for Mexican Studies will host the XIV International Reunion of Historians of Mexico, in 2014. The event will take place from Thursday, September 18th to Sunday, September 21st, at the Gleacher Center of the University of Chicago.

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Conference on Friedrich Katz and the Mexican Revolution

On Monday, July 16th, the University of Vienna hosted a conference on Friedrich Katz and the Mexican Revolution. The keynote lecture was given by Claudio Lomnitz (Columbia University). Other speakers included Marianne Braig (FU Berlin), Javier Garciadiego (El Colegio de México), Emilio Kourí (University of Chicago), Enrique Semo (Columbia University), and Berthold Molden (University of Vienna).

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