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08.27.21

Fullbright Chile Presents -The Walls of Santiago: Social Revolution & Political Aesthetics in Contemporary Chile

August 27, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

  

The Fulbright Commission in Chile presents the book: The Walls of Santiago: Social Revolution & Political Aesthetics in Contemporary Chile written by Dr. Eric Zolov (2002 Fulbright Scholar to Mexico) and Dr. Terri Gordon-Zolov. In its pages and illustrations, the authors reflect the experience of living, in situ, during the events of October 2019 and show us the spirit of the demands that spread through the streets of the Chilean capital. The prominent Chilean historians and academics, Drs. Ángel Soto and Claudio Rolle, will present the book via Livestream on Fulbright Chile’s Facebook page.

Live streaming Friday, August 27, 2021 at 12:30 PM EDT

Eric Zolov, a 2002 Fulbright Scholar to Mexico,  is Professor of History at Stony Brook University and was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Santiago in 2019. He is former Senior Editor of The Americas and former Director of Latin American & Caribbean Studies at Stony Brook University. The author of The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties (2020) and Refried Elvis: The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture (1999), he has published widely on popular culture, twentieth-century Mexico, and U.S.–Latin American relations.

Terri Gordon-Zolov is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs at The New School in New York City. She is former Director of the Gender Studies Program at The New School and sits on the editorial board of WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly). Her work has appeared in Journal of the History of Sexuality, Nottingham French Studies, Latin American Literary Review, The Nation, and NACLA, amongst others. She is currently writing a book on the literature of memory in post-dictatorial Chile.