Oxford University Professor to Discuss Mexican Revolution
September 28, 2011
Alan Knight, a professor of history of Latin America at Oxford University, will present a lecture titled “The Mexican Revolution: Success or Failure?” on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Pit, KJ. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Knight is a fellow at St. Antony’s College at Oxford and director of the Latin American Center. He has taught at the University of Essex, the University of Texas at Austin, and served as a visiting fellow at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California, San Diego.
Knight is the author of numerous scholarly articles and several books, including the two-volume collection, The Mexican Revolution, for which he was awarded the Albert Beveridge Prize by the American Historical Association and the Bolton Prize by the Conference on Latin American History. He is currently the editor of Cambridge University Press’ Latin American Studies series.