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  1. “Mexico’s First Lynching: Sovereignty, Criminality, Moral Panic”, by Claudio Lomnitz

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    June 9, 2014 by cfmsc

    In the first issue of Critical Historical Studies, Claudio Lomnitz, Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Mexican Studies at Columbia University, offers a engaging examination of Arnulfo Arroyo’s attempt on the person of Porfirio Díaz in September 1897. As it turned into a media event, the article shows how it tainted the whole of Mexican society with a hermeneutics of suspicion, where criminality could no longer be contained to the marginal and lower classes. The “specter of criminality” that haunted the whole country, Lomnitz argues, is a key element to understand the “cultural origins of the Mexican Revolution”.

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  2. Video: Book Presentation, “The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón” by Claudio Lomnitz

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    March 12, 2014 by cfmsc

    The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón was presented by Renato Rosaldo (NYU) and Arcadio Díaz (Princeton University) on March 7, 2014 at Book Culture.

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  3. Book presentation, “The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón” by Claudio Lomnitz

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    February 18, 2014 by cfmsc

    Presented by Renato Rosaldo (NYU) and Arcadio Díaz (Princeton University)

    Time and Place: March 7, 2014, 6 pm at Book Culture, 536 West 112th Street, New York, 10025.

    Reception will follow.

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  4. Forthcoming book by Claudio Lomnitz, “The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón”

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    January 30, 2014 by cfmsc

    In this long-awaited book, Claudio Lomnitz tells a groundbreaking story about the experiences and ideology of American and Mexican revolutionary collaborators of the Mexican anarchist Ricardo Flores Magón. Drawing on extensive research in Mexico and the United States, Lomnitz explores the rich, complicated, and virtually unknown lives of Flores Magón and his comrades devoted to the “Mexican Cause.”
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