LSE public lecture
Date: Wednesday 30 April 2014
Venue: New Theatre, East Building
Speaker: Professor Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Chair: Professor Peter Trubowitz
In this talk Felipe Fernández-Armesto aims to traduce the Anglo myth that has dominated US historiography, by suggesting that regional approaches to US history have disclosed facts previously under-acknowledged: the country - in parts, especially - has a past that closely resembles that of most Latin American republics, and a future increasingly convergent with other parts of the Americas.
Felipe Fernández-Armesto is the William P Reynolds Professor of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame and the author, most recently, of Our America.
Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEUSA
Professor Fernández-Armesto spoke to USAPP in February, his interview can be read at Five minutes with Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.
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