Mexico's First Lynching: Crime, Moral Panic, Dependency


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  • Speaker: Claudio Lomnitz (Columbia University)
  • Host Department: Romance Languages and Literatures
  • Date: 03/15/2013
  • Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

  • Location: 2011 Modern Languages Bldg

  • Description:

    This workshop is with RLL's 31st Hayward Keniston Lecture Guest Professor Claudio Lomnitz (Columbia University) and is a discussion of a pre-circulated paper titled, “Mexico's First Lynching:  Crime, Moral Panic, Dependency," which examines the social production of fear as Mexico committed to a progressive dictatorship at the end of the 19th century.  

    If you are interested in talking and sharing ideas with Claudio Lomnitz, please contact Gareth Williams (RLL) (