Colloquium: "Follow the Photos: Anti-Fascism & Violence on the Latin American Margins of World War II"

March 28, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location and Address

602 CL

Please email lgotkowi@pitt.edu for the reading

Laura Gotkowitz is an associate professor of Latin American history at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research and teaching interests center on the Andes and the Southern Cone and encompass such themes as violence, migration, memory, and the law. She is author of A Revolution for Our Rights: Indigenous Struggles for Land and Justice in Bolivia, 1880-1952 (Duke, 2007), which received the American Historical Association John E. Fagg prize for 2008. A Spanish version was published in Bolivia in 2011 by Plural Editores/PIEB. She is also editor of Histories of Race and Racism: The Andes and Mesoamerica from Colonial Times to the Present (Duke, 2011). She is currently at work on a book on “A South American Nuremberg: Antifascism and Violence in the Shadow of World War II.”    

Laura Gotkowitz (History) with responses from Paul Eiss (CMU, History) and Elizabeth Arkush (Anthropology)