F. Katz Memorial Fund

A gift in memory of Friedrich Katz acknowledges his extraordinary influence at the University of Chicago and beyond, and provides for the growth of scholarly programs at the Katz Center for Mexican Studies.

The generosity of students, colleagues, and friends of Friedrich Katz supports the mission of the Katz Center for Mexican Studies.

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Your gift demonstrates a powerful commitment to the diverse range of programs offered at the Katz Center. Some of these include:

  • Katz Program on Mexican Culture: the Katz Center recently signed an exchange agreement with CONACULTA that will bring Mexican artists to the University of Chicago as Visiting Professors and guest lecturers.
  • Revolución y exilio en la historia de México: a new book of essays in honor of Friedrich Katz has become the third in a new series of Katz Center joint publications.
  • Mexican Studies Seminar: now in its fifth year, the seminar recently featured Rihan Yeh on “Mimicry at the Border,” and Sarah Lopez on “Remittance Space.”

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 Friedrich Katz (1927-2010) fue un historiador que tuvo la rara habilidad de expresarse con la misma elocuencia en una clase, una entrevista, un artículo o un libro. Su caso sería asimilable al de los grandes investigadores e escritores de la historia que fueron, además, excelentes maestros y transmisores eficaces del conocimiento histórico por cualquier medio. – Rafael Rojas, La Razón

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