Pitt Latino History Course to be Offered this Summer
University of Pittsburgh is offering a new Latino History course this summer. The course is a survey of the history of peoples of Latin American and Hispanic-Caribbean descent in the United States from the sixteenth century to the present. Students will learn about the distinct ethnic, racial, and cultural forms that Latinos either preserved from their homelands or produced in the US mainland.
Michel Gobat's Empire by Invitation wins the Friedrich Katz Prize
Michel Gobat's Empire by Invitation: William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America (Harvard University Press, 2019) has won the Friedrich Katz Prize in Latin American and Caribbean History.