Rebel Journalism: Five Decades of Reporting from Latin America
Tue, February 16, 2010 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM • LBJ Conference Room (CMA 5.160), Dean Keaton St. and Guadalupe, The University of Texas at Austin
A Talk by John Ross, author of El Monstruo: Dread and Redemption in Mexico City
Based in Mexico City, independent journalist John Ross is the author of 10 books, including Murdered By Capitalism-A Memoir of 150 Years of Life & Death on the U.S. Left (Upton Sinclair Award winner) and Rebellion from the Roots: Indian Uprising in Chiapas (American Book Award winner). His reporting appears in publications such as the San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Nation, Texas Observer, and Counterpunch. His most recent book, El Monstruo: Dread and Redemption in Mexico City, tells the gritty, vibrant histories of Mexico City.
This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Senior Fellows Honors Program of the College of Communication and the Center for Mexican American Studies of the College of Liberal Arts. For more information, contact Robert Jensen at (512) 471-1990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.