The Center for Latin American Studies Presents: The 11th Annual Tinker Symposium: Dr. Deborah Levenson "Telling Other People's Stories: The Gangs of Guatemala and the Politics of Death"

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Thu, 11/05/2015 - 17:00

 Dr. Deborah Levenson: Keynote Speaker

Thursday, November 5th 5:00 – 6:00pm

Student Union - Ventana Room

Reception Follows

Deborah T. Levenson is Associate Professor of History at Boston College. She is the author of Adiós Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death, Trade Unionists against Terror: Guatemala City, 1954–1985 and a coeditor of The Guatemala Reader: History, Culture, Politics, also published by Duke University Press.

Professor Levenson is a member of the Central American research center, Asociación para el Avance de las Ciencias Sociales, the Latin American Scholars Association, and the Association of Central American Historians. She is also a recipient of fellowships from Fulbright, the Social Science Council, and the Bunting Institute, as well as of funding from the United Nations Population Fund.  She has taught classes on colonial and modern Latin America as well as courses on gender, labor and urban history, religion, modernity, oral history and social movements.  

 

~Event is Free and Open to the Public~      

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