Kansas City Chapter Event - An Evening with Professor Marshall Eakin
3/6/2013, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kansas City - An Evening with Professor Marshall Eakin
March 6, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: The Home of Liz and Perry (A&S '74, Law '77) Brandt, 838 W 58th Street, Kansas City, MO 64113
You are invited to join alumni, family and friends for a special lecture by Vanderbilt professor, Marshall Eakin
"Why Brazil Matters"
$15 per person (includes hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine)
Please register online by Monday, March 4
Marshall C. Eakin is Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. A native Texan, he received his B.A. in history and anthropology from the University of Kansas in 1975, and his M.A. in Latin American history in 1977. He did his doctoral work in Latin American history at UCLA completing his Ph.D. in 1981. Eakin taught at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles for two years before coming to Vanderbilt in 1983. He served as Executive Director of the Brazilian Studies Association from 2004-2011.
A historian of Latin America, Eakin specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Brazilian history. His major publications have concentrated on economic and business history, industrialization, and the processes of nationalism and nation-building—primarily in the twentieth century. For his complete bio click here.
Questions? Contact Perry Brandt