History Pub presents Desperate Mothers, Anxious Lawyers
History Pub presents:
“Desperate Mothers, Anxious Lawyers: Infanticide in Venezuela after Independence, 1810-1860”
featuring Reuben Zahler
Monday, March 11, 2019
7:00 p.m. at the Hop Valley Tasting Room (Barrel Room)
990 W. 1st Avenue
Food and beer will be available.
This event is cosponsored by the Department of History and the Lane County History Museum.
About the Speaker
Reuben Zahler is an associate professor of History and director of the General Social Sciences Program at the University of Oregon. His research focuses on the history of Latin American from colonial through modern periods. His book, Ambitious Rebels: Remaking Honor, Law, and Liberalism in Venezuela, 1780-1850 (University of Arizona Press, 2013), examines the changes in political culture as Venezuela developed from a Spanish colony into a modern republic with particular emphasis on gender and class.