Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Book presentation: The Mexican Revolution on the World Stage: Intellectuals and Film in the Twentieth Century (2019)

Friday, February 21, 2020

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Watch on Watson's YouTube Channel. Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street 

Adela Pineda is a Professor of Spanish and Director of Latin American Studies at Boston University. Her research interests focus on nineteenth-and twentieth-century Spanish American literature, culture, and film and on the relationship between politics and culture. She is the author of Geopolíticas de la cultura finisecular en Buenos Aires, París y México: las revistas literarias y el modernismo (2006), Steinbeck y México and Una mirada cinematográfica en la era de la hegemonía estadounidense (2018). Professor Pineda has received a number of significant international awards and grants, including a grant by the US-Mexico Fund for Culture and the Rockefeller Foundation, election to the prestigious Sistema Nacional de Investigadores in Mexico, and the 2016 Malcolm Lowry Award from the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico.