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Thursday March 31: Oxford Professor Alan Knight to Speak on "The Mexican Revolution in Global Perspective"

On Thursday March 31 at 7 pm in Chan Auditorium in the Business Administration Building, Professor Alan Knight will give a public talk entitled “The Mexican Revolution in Global Perspective (1910-2010).” The event is free and open to the public.

Knight comes to UAH as an Eminent Scholar sponsored by the Humanities Center and the History Department. He is a professor of Latin American History at the University of Oxford (St. Anthony’s College). He is the author of The Mexican Revolution (recipient of the 1986 Albert J. Beveridge Award), US-Mexican Relations, 1910-1940, Mexico: From the Beginning to the Spanish Conquest, and Mexico: The Colonial Era. He is also the author of numerous articles, and co-editor of Caciquismo in Twentieth-century Mexico, and Revolución, Democracia y Populismo en América Latina.

Professor Knight will also address the UAH Honors Forum on Tuesday March 29 at 11:10 am in Frank Franz Hall 138. This talk, which is also free and open to the public, is entitled "State, Region, and Patria Chica in the Mexican Revolution."

Please contact 256-824-6310 with questions -- and please come and bring a friend!