The New World: Eurocentric Label or Valid Historical Category?

The New World: Eurocentric Label or Valid Historical Category?

Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road
Speaker(s): 
Jose Moya, University of Columbia
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American History Seminar

José C. Moya is Professor of History at the Barnard College in Columbia University. 

He has written extensively on global migration, gender, and labor.  Professor Moya has received three Fulbright Fellowships, a Burkhardt Fellowship, and a Del Amo Fellowship. His research and scholarship have also been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.  His book, Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, 1850-1930, received five awards. The journal Historical Methods devoted a forum to its theoretical and methodological contributions to migration studies.

Professor Moya edited a Latin American Historiography for Oxford University Press.  He is also working on the socio-cultural history of anarchism in belle-époque Buenos Aires and the Atlantic world.  Professor Moya is the Director of the Barnard Forum on Migration.