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Spring 2016 Event Series | Violence in Latin America: Culture and History

This talk, arising from a collaborative project on violence in the US-Mexico borderlands, focuses on the very violent decade of the Mexican Revolution (1910-20)
Pedro Varguillas. PhD Candidate. Spanish and Portuguese Department at Northwestern University. His dissertation project “La república del beta: Political Gestuality, Affect and Ideology in Venezuelan Literature, Music and Dance (1929-2006) traces the emergence of a political gestuality in Venezuela through literature, dance, and music over an extensive period of Venezuelan cultural history, from 1929-2006.