Historias - the SECOLAS podcast

The Historias podcast is a weekly program featuring scholars, journalists, and activists discussing cutting edge research and offering perceptive observations on current events associated with Latin American and Caribbean societies. If you are looking for smart and inviting conversation on a wide variety of issues and more, this show is for you. Historias is a digital media project from the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS).

Historias 147 - Combatting feminicide in Argentina with Irina Popescu

Dr. Irina Popescu joins Steven to discuss her latest article entitled "Memorialization and Escraches:...

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Historias 146 – Alan Shane Dillingham

Dustin welcomed Dr. Alan Shane Dillingham onto the podcast to talk about his new book, Oaxaca Resurgent:...

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Historias 145 - El boom marihuanero en Colombia con Lina Britto

La historiadora Dra. Lina Britto habla de su libro nuevo que se llama *Marijuana Boom The Rise and Fall...

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Historias 144 - Bill Cohoon on Communications and the Environment in Peru

In today’s episode, Steven welcomed Dr. Bill Cohoon to the podcast to talk about his article, “Los...

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Historias 143 - Nature and national borders with Frederico Freitas

Dr. Frederico Freitas joined Carlos to discuss his book *Nationalizing Nature: Iguazu Falls and National...

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Historias 142 - AMLO WTF?

Dr. Sarah Osten and Dr. Jurgen Buchenau joined Steven to discuss the first three years of Mexico's Andres...

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Historias 141 - Carmen Soliz y Anna Cant hablan de reforma agraria en Bolivia y Peru

Las historiadoras Carmen Soliz y Anna Cant comparan los procesos agrarios que tuvieron lugar en Bolivia...

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Historias 140 - Food security and politics in Chile with Joshua Frens-String

Dr. Joshua Frens-String discusses with Dustin his new book *Hungry for Revolution: The Politics of Food...

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Historias 139 - Mauro Carracioli on faith, nature, and empire in Colonial Spanish America

Dr. Mauro Caraccioli of Virginia Tech joined Steven to discuss his book entitled *Writing the New World:...

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Historias 138 - Michele McArdle Stephens on Huichols in Mexico

Dr. Michele McArdle Stephens joined Steven to discuss her book *In the Lands of Fire and Sun: Resistance...

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Historias 137 - Javier Puente On Peru's Presidential Runoff

Smith College's Dr. Javier Puente joined Steven to discuss the Peru's presidential runoff election between...

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Historias 136 - State of the Field - Argentina from Dictatorship to Democracy

24 March 2021 marked the 45th anniversary of the coup that launched Argentina’s most violent period...

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Historias 135 - Thea Riofrancos on Resource Extractivism

Dustin welcomed Dr. Thea Riofrancos, Associate Professor of Political Science at Providence College,...

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Historias 134 - Social Protests In Colombia

Dr. Lina Britto of Northwestern University and Dr. Steven Taylor of Troy University joined Steven to...

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Historias 133 – Alfred B. Thomas Book Award Winner Juan Jose? Ponce Va?zquez

In this week’s episode, Steven welcomes back to the program Dr. Juan José Ponce Vázquez, Assistant...

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Historias 132 - William Booth on Latin America's Cold War, and the Political Left

Dr. William Booth, the author of “Rethinking Latin America’s Cold War” published in The Historical...

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Historias 131 - Jennifer Adair On Everyday Rights In Post - Dictatorship Argentina

Steven welcomes Dr. Jennifer Adair back to the program to talk about her book, In Search of the Lost...

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Historias 130 - Christy Thornton On A Revolution In Development

Dustin talked about some of his favorite subjects – including economic development, supranational...

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Historias 129 - Liliana Duica on the challenge of landmines in Colombia

Anthropologist Dr. Liliana Duica joined Steven to discuss her research on landmines and their removal...

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Historias 128 - Las políticas de género en la Revolución cubana con Michelle Chase

La historiadora Dra. Michelle Chase habla de su libro *Revolution within the Revolution: Women and Gender...

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Historias 127 - Alyssa Bowen On The Chile Solidarity Movement In Europe

Steven welcomes Alyssa Bowen, a Ph.D. candidate in Global History at the University of North Carolina...

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Historias 126 - State Of The Field of Tourism in Latin America

Our State of the Field series returns – this time focusing on tourism! Join Carlos as he chats with...

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Historias 125 Los orígenes de la guerra civil en el Salvador con Joaquín Chávez

Dr. Joaquín Chávez habla de su libro *Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the...

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Historias 124 – Chad Black on Gender, Sex, and the Law in Colonial Quito

Dr. Chad Black sat down with Steven for an enlightening conversation about his research. The two take...

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