Book talks

Stories That Make History

Mexico through Elena Poniatowska's Crónicas (Duke University Press, 2021)

 Stories That Make History

Thursday, February 24, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Zoom Webinar
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From covering the massacre of students at Tlatelolco in 1968, to the 1985 earthquake, to the Zapatista rebellion of 1994, to the disappearance of 43 students in 2014, Elena Poniatowska has been one of the most important chroniclers of Mexican social, cultural, and political life. In Stories That Make History, Lynn Stephen examines Poniatowska's writing, activism, and political participation, using them as a lens through which to understand critical moments in contemporary Mexican history.


Lynn Stephen, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of Oregon

Juan Villoro, Writer and Journalist, Mexico City


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Cost: Free

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Sponsor(s): Center for Mexican Studies, Latin American Institute, Institute for Research of Labor and Employment