Events at Katz

The central mission of the Katz Center is to enrich the Mexican studies community at The University of Chicago by sponsoring academic conferences, lectures, and a seminar series. These events serve to advance innovative research on Mexico and foster dialogue between faculty and practitioners from various disciplinary and professional fields. Unless otherwise specified all our events are free and open to the public. 

Please find our upcoming events below: 

 

AMLO's First Year: Between Populism and Pragmatism - Jesús Silva-Herzog Márquez, Tinker Visiting Professor

Tuesday, October 22
12:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Social Sciences Research Building – John Hope Franklin Room 224

Rethinking Mesoamerican Monumentality, from Midcentury Mexico City to Chicano Los Angeles - Jennifer Josten, University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, October 29
12:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Social Sciences Research Building – John Hope Franklin Room 224

There is Design in Everything: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury - Zoë Ryan, Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, November 5
12:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Social Sciences Research Building – John Hope Franklin Room 224

Symbolic Ethnicity? The Re-emergence of Indigeneity in Mexico - René D. Flores, University of Chicago

Tuesday, November 12
12:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Social Sciences Research Building – John Hope Franklin Room 224

Democracy in (the Other) America: Tocqueville's Reception in Latin America - José Antonio Aguilar Rivera - Katz Center's Fulbright Visiting Professor

Tuesday, November 19
12:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Social Sciences Research Building – John Hope Franklin Room 224

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