TODAY – The Humanities Forum Hosts Matthew Restall

November 08, 2019

TODAY – The Humanities Forum Hosts Matthew Restall

TODAY in Ruane 105 the Humanities Forum will host Matthew Restall.  Dr. Restall is the Director of Latin American Studies, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Colonial Latin American History, Anthropology, and Women’s Studies at Pennsylvania State University.  A prolific scholar who has written or co-written 16 books and more than 50 published articles.  Dr. Restall is a Colonial Latin American historian with expertise in Yucatan and Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, Maya History, the Spanish Conquest, and Africans in Spanish America.  He has been a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow and a Guggenheim Fellow, in each case studying Mexico’s indigenous and African histories.  Presented in cooperation with the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies.   A reception will follow, and please see the attached flier for details. All are welcome!

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