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Tenenbaum to Share Stories and Images of Mexican Revolution

Historian/librarian Barbara Tenenbaum will share stories and images of the Mexican Revolution on Thursday February 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Zuhl Library Conference Room. mexicanrev

Tenenbaum is Mexican Culture Specialist at the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and Curator of the Jay I. Kislak Collection in the Rare Book & Special Collections Division. Her talk, “Vámonos: The Mexican Revolution in Sights and Sound at the Library of Congress,” will feature illustrations from original materials on the Mexican Revolution from the Library of Congress collections.

In her talk, Tenenbaum will answer such intriguing questions as why Pancho Villa didn’t fight at night, how Tex-Mex food got started and why Mexican soldiers understood fighting better than U.S. forces.

The free public presentation, co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Border Studies and the NMSU Library, will be followed by a reception. For more information, contact Molloy, NMSU Library, (575) 646-6931, mmolloy@nmsu.edu or Seth Wilson, NMSU Center for Latin American and Border Studies at (575) 646-6814, sewilson@nmsu.edu.

 

February 14, 2013 Categories: News Tenenbaum to Share Stories and Images of Mexican Revolution