Upcoming talk on Chilean history

The LACUSL Speaker Series Presents

Chile, Metaphor, & Memory: How We Begin to Remember

Dr. Steven Volk
Professor Emeritus, Department of History
Oberlin College

On September 11, 1973, the Chilean military, led by General Augusto Pinochet, overthrew the socialist government of Salvador Allende. In this talk, Professor Volk will explore how the attitude toward Salvador Allende and Augusto Pinochet shifted in the U.S. press, and the surprising way that the Chilean coup is still remembered in the United States. The analysis will stress the critical role that photography played in the weeks and months after the coup.

Wednesday, November 15, 2-3:30pm
Special Collections
4th Floor, Golda Meir Library, UW-Milwaukee

Sponsored by the Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latin@ Studies Major, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Special Collections, UWM Libraries.