Historians Behaving Badly: The Perpetual Polemics about the Spanish Civil War

April 4, 2013
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Herter Hall

Room: 601

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Reyes Lazaro

Sebastiaan Faber is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chair of Latin American Studies at Oberlin College, Director of the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures, and Chair of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives.  He is a leading expert on representations of the Spanish Civil War and intellectual debates concerning historical memory in Spain. His books include Contra el Olvido: El Exilio Español en Estados Unidos (2009) (ed.); Anglo-American Hispanists and the Spanish Civil War: Hispanophilia, Commitment and Discipline (2008); Exile and Cultural Hegemony: Spanish Intellectuals in Mexico (1939-1975) (2002). His complete C.V and a number of his articles are available at http://www.oberlin.edu/faculty/sfaber/CV.pdf

Sponsored by Smith College’s Lecture Fund and Programa de Estudios Hispanicos in Cordoba, Spain (PRESHCO), and the University of Massachusetts’ Spanish and Portuguese Department and Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC) Program.