Oaxaca Summer Institute XI, June 21 to July 19, 2009.
For the eleventh year, the Oaxaca Summer Institute will provide graduate students the opportunity to participate in a month-long analysis of modern Mexican history and culture. The seminar is intended primarily for graduate students in history and anthropology, but is open to those in others disciplines, including especially cultural geography and public health.
Seminar XI will focus on four major themes, each directed by two scholars from Mexico the United States or Canada. The themes and directors are: history of public health and medicine, Claudia Agostoni (UNAM, IIH) and Gabriela Soto-Laveaga (UCSB); gender in Mexican history and culture, Ann Blum, (University of Massachusetts-Boston) and William French (University of British Colombia); environment in history and culture, Christopher Boyer (University of Illinois-Chicago and TBA), and Mexican popular culture, Ricardo Pérez Monfort (CIESA-Tlalpan) and William Beezley, University of Arizona). Individual seminars will be offered Guillermo Palacios (El Colegio de México), Elisa Speckman Guerra (UNAM, IIH), Debra Poole (Johns Hopkins), Jurgen Buchenau (UNC-Charlotte), Ana Paulo de Teresa (UAM-Itzapala), John Hart (University of Houston), Mary Kay Vaughan (University of Maryland), Francie Chassen-López (University of Kentucky), Daniela Trafano (CIESAS-Oaxaca), HYPERLINK "https://www.email.arizona.edu/horde/imp/message.php?index=53421" Ethelia Ruiz (INAH) and others. The seminar sessions are conducted in both Spanish and English.
The cost of the seminar is $2250 US, including a $25 application fee. The fee includes the cost of the seminar, housing with a family in Oaxaca, breakfasts (other meals can be arrangement at minimal cost), and weekly field trips. Alternative housing in apartments or hotels can be arranged. Limited financial aid is available on a competitive basis. Graduate credit can be arranged. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2009. For applications or questions, contact William H. Beezley, firstname.lastname@example.org Participants will be notified in early April, and will be provided a syllabus and additional materials at that time.
William H. Beezley (email@example.com)
Guillermo Palacios (firstname.lastname@example.org)
William E. French (email@example.com)
William H. Beezley
Department of History
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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