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Florencia MallonMallon
Julieta Kirkwood Professor of History

Email: femallon@wisc.edu
Phone: (608)263-1822
Office: 5125 Mosse Humanities
Mailbox: 5027 Mosse Humanities

Curriculum Vitae: View PDF

Office Hours: TBA

Education: PhD: Yale; MA: Yale; BA: Harvard

Bio Sketch:

My specializations are Modern Latin America; gender, ethnicity and class; and indigenous history.

My Research and Teaching Interests include Latin American History, 19th and 20th centuries, especially Mexico, Peru, and Chile. Agrarian History, social movements, popular culture. Social theory (gender, state formation, postmodern and postmarxist approaches, marxism). Ethnicity, gender, and colonialism; oral history and testimonial literature; Native-state relations.

Selected Publications:

  • Courage Tastes of Blood: The Mapuche Community of Nicolas Ailio and the Chilean State, 1906-2001.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2005.
  • When a Flower Is Reborn: The Life and Times of a Mapuche Feminist. Editor and Translator. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.
  • Peasant and Nation: The Making of Postcolonial Mexico and Peru. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.

History Courses Taught:

Lecture Courses:

Undergraduate Seminars:

  • History 600 - Advanced Seminar in History

Graduate Courses:

  • History 730 - Proseminar in Latin American History-Topics: “Nineteenth-Century Historiography”; “Twentieth-Century Historiography”
  • History 753 - Seminar in comparative World History - Topics: "Gender and Colonialism"
  • History 829 - Research Seminar in Latin American History - Syllabus 2009 (pdf)
  • History 982 - Seminar in Latin American Area - Topics: "Native-State Relations"; “Oral History and Testimonial Literature”
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