Category Archives: Social Movements

Support for “Banishing Ghosts and Building Solidarities in Central Mexico After the Long Sixties”

The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) recently announced its support for a 2019-2020 cohort of faculty fellows. Among the projects supported was my work on the relationship between politics, identity, and space amidst the failures of late liberalism in … Continue reading

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Upcoming talk at University of Denver: “Politicizing Landscapes of Disappearance in Central Mexico”

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“Fragments of an anti‐fascist geography” in political geography section of GECO

Geography Compass has just published Ant Ince‘s new article on anti-fascist geography in the journal’s political geography section, “Fragments of an anti‐fascist geography: Interrogating racism, nationalism, and state power.” We are looking ahead to some exciting publications in the coming months, … Continue reading

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Resources for making sense of the unrest in Nicaragua

A video from Democracy Now and a NACLA article by Lori Hanson and Miguel Gomez help us make sense of the political process in Nicaragua and the challenges faced by the Ortega government. Hanson and Gomez promote strategic analysis and … Continue reading

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Highlights from the new issue of NACLA

The new issue of NACLA (the North American Congress on Latin America) includes some worthwhile reading. Geoff Boyce makes the case for divestment in his analysis of border patrol, Angus McNelly and Jeffery Webber offer an interpretation of the ongoing … Continue reading

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Videos from the final days of the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs conference, ‘1968, Fifty Years of Struggle’

A video from the excellent presentations and discussion on Friday, March 9 is available here (I present at 4:43). The video from the presentations and discussion today (Saturday, March 10) is available here. The organizers in Middlebury should be proud … Continue reading

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Politicizing disappearance: three scenes from central Mexico

I will give a talk here at the University of Wyoming next week at our Center for Global Studies. The arguments draw from my ongoing research with Oliver Hernández Lara at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México in Toluca. … Continue reading

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