Book Talk ! Feb. 8 – Dan La Botz – What Went Wrong? The Nicaraguan Revolution

Book Talk: Dan La Botz on
What Went Wrong? The Nicaraguan Revolution

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Dan La Botz will discuss his new book What Went Wrong? The Nicaraguan Revolution: A Marxist Analysis (BRILL, 2016) on Wednesday, February 8 (4:30 PM) at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.

Dan La Botz is the author of several books on labor, social movements, and politics in Mexico, Indonesia, the United States, and Nicaragua. A Fulbright Fellow in Mexico, he earned a Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati with his dissertation, “‘Slackers’: American War Resisters and Communists in Mexico, 1917-1927” (1998). He currently teaches sociology at Brooklyn College and graduate seminars in Labor Studies at the Murphy Institute of the CUNY. He was for 20 years the editor of Mexican Labor News and Analysis and is a co-editor of New Politics: A Journal of Socialist Thought.

RSVP: email tamiment.events[at]nyu.edu with guest name(s) & event title.

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