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A Typical Latin American Country: the United States

LSE public lecture

Date: Wednesday 30 April 2014 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
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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