Duke Authors at the 2012 LASA Convention

We had a great weekend selling books and meeting authors in San Francisco at the annual meeting of the Latin American Studies Association. 

LASA 12 Armus

Diego Armus with his book The Ailing City: Health, Tuberculosis, and Culture in Buenos Aires, 1870–1950.















LASA 12 Bigenho 

Michelle Bigenho with her book Intimate Distance: Andean Music in Japan














LASA 12 Calirman


Claudia Calirman, whose book Brazilian Art Under Dictatorship: Antonio Manuel, Artur Barrio, and Cildo Meireles, was the first to sell out.














LASA 12 DrinotPaulo Drinot with this books The Allure of Labor: Workers, Race, and the Making of the Peruvian State and Che's Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America














LASA 12 Karush


Matthew Karush with his new book Culture of Class: Radio and Cinema in the Making of a Divided Argentina, 1920–1946.














LASA 12 McCaughan


Edward McCaughan with his book Art and Social Movements: Cultural Politics in Mexico and Aztlán.














LASA 12 Smilde

David Smilde, co-editor (with Daniel Hellinger) of Venezuela's Bolivarian Democracy: Participation, Politics, and Culture under Chávez.

LASA 12 Tutino














John Tutino, author of Making a New World: Founding Capitalism in the Bajío and Spanish North America.

 Check out our Facebook page for more pictures from our booth and our wine and cheese party. And watch this blog later in the week for a post about our titles that won awards at LASA. All photos Copyright Helena Knox.



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