The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies is launching an Author Series to feature our considerable expertise as evidenced by recent publications in the field. This series is meant to give KU and the broader community insight into emerging research based in Latin America and the Caribbean. Please join us at one (or all) of our several events throughout the semester.
Brent Metz, Professor of Anthropology
Where Have the Eastern Mayas Gone? The Labyrinth of Ch’orti’ Indigeneity and Mestizaje in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. University of Colorado Press. 2021
September 23 @ 4:00 p.m. in Bailey Hall 318
Rafael Acosta, Associate Professor of Spanish
Frontier Affects: Druglords, Cowboys and Desperadoes in the Mexico-U.S. Frontier. University of Notre Dame Press. South Bend, IN. 2021.
October 7 @ 4:00 p.m. in TBA
John Hoopes, Professor of Anthropology
Central American and Colombian Art at Dumbarton Oaks (co-editor with Colin McEwan), Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks 5, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, DC. 2021
Pre-Columbian Central America, Colombia, and Ecuador: Toward an Integrated Approach (co-editor with Colin McEwan), Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, DC.), 2021
November 11 @ 4:00 p.m. in Bailey Hall 318