Category Archives: Meta-Blogging

Tracing the Events of Brazil’s Military Dictatorship

This March marks the 50th anniversary since Brazil’s military overthrew the constitutional government of João Goulart, launching a repressive 21-year military regime that killed hundreds, tortured thousands, and transformed Brazil in myriad ways that are often still felt today. While … Continue reading

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On Blogging (And Absences)

Recently, Salon ran a piece on what happens “When Blogs Go Dark.” As regular readers of this site know, that has been the case for much of this summer. However, it was not out of idleness, nor was the absence born … Continue reading

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Get to Know a Brazilian – Archive

Given the number of posts written for the “Get to Know a Brazilian” series, it seemed time to consolidate them. Below is a chronological list of all of the individual entries for the series. Going forward, I will add each … Continue reading

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Feliz Páscoa/Feliz Pascua/Happy Easter/Happy Sunday

Apologies for the light blogging in the past week. Regular blogging will resume tomorrow, but wishing a happy Easter (or a happy whatever-you-may-choose-t0-make-of-today) to all.

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Happy December 22!

I told you so.

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Introducing Brandon Morgan

We here are glad to welcome yet another contributor to Americas South and North. Brandon Morgan is a PhD candidate in modern Mexican and Borderlands history at the University of New Mexico, as well as a full-time History Instructor at … Continue reading

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An Apology/Blogging Returning

We apologize for the light blogging lately – we have all been busy and/or traveling as of late. Regular posting will resume tomorrow!

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Introducing Yann Kerevel

As some of you may have noticed yesterday, there was a new name in the authors list. We’re proud and thrilled to welcome Yann Kerevel aboard here at Americas South and North. Yann is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department … Continue reading

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Good News For Us?

Apparently, the death of Academic blogging has been greatly exaggerated. (h/t to Greg) More seriously, we knew when we started this blog last August that it was unlikely to gain a massive readership, and that was not our intent; rather, … Continue reading

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Introducing Brandi Townsend

Americas South and North has a new author joining us. Brandi Townsend is a PhD Candidate in History at the University of Maryland, College Park, specializing in Latin America and the history of women, gender, and sexuality.  She currently resides in … Continue reading

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