Cultural Pan-Americanism and Negotiated Hegemony in Early Twentieth-Century Inter-American Relations

Cultural Pan-Americanism and Negotiated Hegemony in Early Twentieth-Century Inter-American Relations

Thursday, 8 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Mark Petersen, University of Dallas
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American History Seminar

Mark Petersen received his D.Phil. in History at the University of Oxford.  He taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago before joining the History faculty at UD in 2015.  His specialty is Latin America, with a focus on the Southern Cone and hemispheric affairs.  His dissertation was on ‘Argentine and Chilean Approaches to Modern Pan-Americanism, 1888-1930’; he is the author of ‘The Vanguard of Pan-Americanism: Inter-American Multilateralism in the Early Twentieth Century in Cooperation & Hegemony in US-Latin American Relations, ed. Juan Pablo Scarfi and Andrew Tillman, (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016).