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Backstage Histories: Orality, Text, and Archive in Latin America's Age of Dirty War and Democratic Transition

A talk by Steve J. Stern, History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
4:00 PM
History Conference Room
Bunche Hall 6275

Steve J. Stern is Alberto Flores Galindo and Hilldale Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His publications
include The Memory Box of Pinochet’s Chile, a trilogy which includes Remembering Pinochet’s Chile: On the Eve of London 1998
(Durham, 2006), which was named all time “Top Ten” on Latin America list, History Book Club; Battling for Hearts and Minds:
Memory Struggles in Pinochet’s Chile, 1973-1988, which was awarded the Bolton-Johnson Prize (Durham, 2006); and Reckoning
with Pinochet: The Memory Question in Democratic Chile, 1989-2006 (Durham, 2010). His other publications include co-editor,
Shining and Other Paths: War and Society in Peru, 1980-1995 (Durham, 1998); The Secret History of Gender: Women, Men, and
Power in Late Colonial Mexico (Chapel Hill, 1995); and co-author, Confronting Historical Paradigms: Peasants, Labor, and the
Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin America (Madison, 1993). He is also co-editor with Scott Straus of “Critical Human
Rights,” an interdisciplinary book series with University of Wisconsin Press.

*A reception will be held from 2:30-3:30pm in 10367 for students and faculty interested in meeting with Professor Stern.


Cost : Free and open to the public


Download file: Backstage-Histories_reception-bc-mo4.pdf

Sponsor(s): , Department of History

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