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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Forum: "La Nueva Crónica Latinoamericana: Diálogo Entre Académicos y Periodistas"

Thu, February 28, 2013 • 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM • 2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1

Journalists and academics will come together to exchange ideas about the challenges of representing the new formations of violence in the region.  Presented in Spanish.  No translation available.

11:00–11:30 Opening Remarks

  • Charles Hale
    Director, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and Benson Latin American Collection
  • Cecilia Balli
    Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

11:30–1:00  Anfibia: A Collaboration Between Academics and Journalists

  • Cristian Alarcón
    Journalist and Writer, Revista Anfibia
  • Javier Auyero
    Professor, Department of Sociology

1:00–2:00  Break

2:00–3:30  Narrating the Mexican War

  • Marcela Turati
    Journalist, Periodistas a Pie
  • Nestor Rodríguez
    Professor, Department of Sociology

3:30–3:45  Coffee Break

3:45–5:15  Understanding the Other Side of Violence in Sinaloa

  • Javier Valdez
    Journalist and Writer, Riodoce
  • Gabriela Polit
    Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

5:15–6:00  Conclusions

For more information, contact Paloma Diaz.


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