Tag Archives: violencia

  1. “Murders of Nota Roja: Truth and Justice in Mexican Crime News” by Pablo Piccato

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    April 29, 2014 by cfmsc

    In this issue of Past & Present, Pablo Piccato, Professor of History at Columbia University, offers a fascinating journey into the nota roja of mid-twentieth century Mexico, examining the genre in the context of the cleavage between truth and justice in the Mexican public sphere. This articles challenges prevailing understandings crime news as a minor and vulgar journalistic genre, arguing that a close reading of nota roja can shed light on how “the right to truth became separated from the right to justice” in Mexico.

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  2. What is happening in Michoacán?

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    April 18, 2014 by cfmsc

    Join us for a round table discussion with specialists in history, anthropology and human geography from El Colegio de Michoacán. Their interventions will offer ways of reading and discussing the shattered peace in Mexico’s state of Michoacán resulting from the drug trafficking violence.

    April 25, 5 pm
    International Affairs Building, Room 802

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  3. “Cómo hacer testimonios de violencias con poemas”, por Carlos Pereda

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    April 16, 2014 by cfmsc

    Watch Carlos Pereda’s talk and download his presentation.

    Mexican Monday, March 24, 2014

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  4. Carlos Pereda: Cómo hacer testimonios de violencias con poemas

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    March 20, 2014 by cfmsc

    Los invitamos a nuestro próximo Mexican Monday del 24 de marzo, donde Carlos Pereda discutirá algunos testimonios poéticos sobre la pasada y presente violencia en México: Memorial de Tlatelolco de Rosario Castellanos, La Limpidez de Octavio Paz, y fragmentos de La patria insomne de Carmen Boullosa y de Poemas de terror y de misterio de Luis Felipe Fabre. El análisis de estos poemas a la luz de la violencia del narcotráfico permite un experimento para discutir otro tipo general de violencia, que Carlos Pereda denomina “violencia indiscriminada”.

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