Events

Past Event

Claudio Lomnitz | Fantasy of the Family, Fantasy of the State: A Dramaturgical Intervention in Public Social Sciences

March 29, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Room 304A, Education Building, Arizona State University

A lecture discussing the musical written about the politics of family in contemporary Mexico a federal police raid of an orphanage in Zamora, Michoacán. 

Dr. Claudio Lomnitz is an anthropologist, historian and critic who works broadly on Mexican culture and politics. His books include Death and the Idea of Mexico and The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón, among many others. As a regular columnist in the Mexico City paper La Jornada and an award-winning dramaturgist, Lomnitz is commited to contributing to bringing the social sciences into public debate.