This panel investigates the historical processes of the secularization of Spanish American nations and the diverse literary responses, or lack thereof, that such sociopolitical and religious progressions, degenerations, or upheavals prompted.
Call for Papers
Culture has served as a “weapon of the struggle” during the Cold War. It played a central role in leftist literary circles, socialist realist poetry and muralism, as well as in the CIA-backed Congress for Cultural Freedom, whose artist groups embraced Abstract Expressionism and modernist poetry.
The bicentenary of the Declaration of Chilean independence, promulgated by Bernardo O´Higgins in 1818, provides a welcome opportunity to explore Irish links with Latin America and themes related to colonialism, independence, nationhood, and democracy in Chile and in the region as a whole. In a conference entitled “Globalizing Irish Studies: The Idea of a Nation and Narratives of Independence,” we plan to gather together scholars and cultural critics to explore
Thursday, June 14
9am – 9.30
**For immediate release**
Call for submissions for an edited volume on Latin American Women Artists
Process—the blog of the Organization of American Historians, The Journal of American History, and The American Historian—
The macroeconomic development and maturity of Latin America is a fact.