Working Groups

Diálogo: Journalism, Violence, and Freedom of Speech in Mexico


"Journalism, Violence, and Freedom of Speech in Mexico" with Paul Gillingham (Associate Professor of History, Northwestern University), Katherine Corcoran (Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute), and Adrián López Ortiz (Mexican journalist, Noroeste de Sinaloa), moderated by Gema Santamaria (Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute). 

For more information please contact Noe Pliego Campos (MWG Graduate Coordinator) at

About the Latin American History Working Group
The Latin American History Working Group brings together Latin American historians—both faculty and graduate students—for serious, extended, and creative intellectual exchange. Monthly meetings feature paper presentations by faculty members, graduate students, and invited scholars. Encouraging an interdisciplinary approach, the group aims to strengthen the growing community of Latin American historians at Notre Dame, to professionalize its graduate students, and to host notable scholars in the field at the University.
Cochairs: Ted Beatty, Karen Graubart,and Jaime Pensado

About the Mexico Working Group
The Mexico Working Group serves as a venue for resident and visiting faculty and graduate and undergraduate students to consider issues related to Mexico. With the goal of strengthening the presence of Mexico at Notre Dame, the group supports conferences, talks, cultural events, and academic discussions. The group also fosters academic and cultural exchanges to link the University with Mexico and Mexican Studies institutions and coordinates a biennial Undergraduate Research Conference focused on Mexican issues.
Chair: Jaime Pensado
Graduate Student Coordinator: Noe Pliego Campos (