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Una versión original de la Poética de Boileau

The Katz Center is pleased to cosponsor the next seminar of the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop.

Monday November 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM in Rosenwald 405 Martha Lilia Tenorio, Professor at the Colegio de México and Visiting Professor at The University of Chicago, presents “Una versión original de la Poética de Boileau: la traducción del Padre Alegre”Respondent: Miguel Martínez, Assistant Professor of Spanish at The University of Chicago.

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Ayotzinapa Forums

In collaboration with Latin America Matters, the Center for Latin American Studies and the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights the Katz Center is pleased to announce the following forums to discuss and explore the current events unfolding at Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 -  2:00 PM

Discussion with Guillermo Trejo, Professor of Political Science, Notre Dame, and Mauricio Tenorio, Professor of History, University of Chicago. Tea Room (1126 E. 59th St, room 201).

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2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino/a Studies

The Katz Center is pleased to cosponsor the 2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino/a Studies. Please contact the Newberry Library to RSVP or with any questions.

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Watch "Cesar Chavez: Man, Myth, and Legacy"

In case you missed Miriam Pawel's Mexican Studies Seminar presentation you can watch it via CAN TV:

Sunday, October 26th, 11:00 AM, Channel 21 Tuesday,  October 28th, 8:00 AM, Channel 19 Wednesday,  October 29th, 12:00 PM, Channel 21 Link:

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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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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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