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Dr. William E. French – “'Dictated by my Heart:' Love and Letters in Northern Mexico, 1871-1931”
October 24, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Dr. William E. French, an Associate Professor of History at the University of British Columbia, will deliver a talk on Oct. 24, at 5:15pm in ten Hoor 252, titled, “‘Dictated by my Heart:’ Love and Letters in Northern Mexico, 1871-1931.”
The talk is open to the public and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served before the talk in the Summersell Room (ten Hoor 251).
Dr. French is currently working on a monograph on the 12-volume courtship diary of Luciano J. Gallardo, written in Guadalajara, Mexico, between 1864 and 1869, as a means of examining emotional life in nineteenth-century Mexico, especially as it concerned romantic love, ideals of gender, exoticism, self-fashioning and writing.