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March 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The New York Latin American History Workshop (NYCLAHW) hosts the talk, “The History of Women’s Suffrage: The Mexican Public Debate”, presented by scholar Gabriela Cano (Tinker Visiting Professor at Columbia / Colegio de México).

Gabriela Cano is a historian of twentieth century Mexico. She is based in Mexico City where she is Professor at El Colegio de México. Her publications focus on the history of gender and sexualities in Mexico. She has authored Se llamaba Elena Arizmendi (Tusquets, 2010) and coauthored Amalia de Castillo Ledón. Entre las letras, el poder y la diplomacia (Ciudad Victoria, 2016). She coedited Historia de las mujeres en España y América Latina (Madrid, Cátedra, 2006) Gender, power and politics in Modern Mexico (Duke University Press, 2006).  Her research has appeared in journals and edited volumes published in Mexico, the United States, Spain and Brazil. Her current interests include the history of feminism and  the history of   in Mexico and Latin America. She has served as director of the Gender Studies Program at El Colegio de México and has held visiting academic positions at Stanford University and Columbia University.

Discussions are based on pre-circulated papers prepared by each presenter. Please contact Brendan Jordan at baj303@nyu.edu to be placed on the mailing list to receive the papers, which are circulated one week prior to each meeting.

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University, the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University, the SUNY-Stony Brook University History Department, the CUNY Graduate Center Doctoral Program in History, and the Committee on Historical Studies of the New School University

The event is free and open to the public. Photo ID required to enter building.


March 1, 2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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