Course Details

970: The Mexican Muralists—The Impact of Rivera, Orozco, and Siqueiros

February 14-18
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

This course will include the following presentations:

(1) The Setting: The Mexican Revolution of 1910

(2) Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

(3) Jose Clemente Orozco

(4) David Alfaro Siqueiros

(5) The Impact of the Mexican Muralist in the 20th and 21st Century 

Class Type: Lecture and Discussion

Class Format: Online

Hours of Reading: No reading

Study Group Leader(s):

Lawrence Heilman

Larry Heilman has a PhD in history. He has taught Latin American history at various universities and undertaken archaeological fieldwork in Mexico, Spain, Florida, and California. Currently, he is a research associate in the Anthropology Department at the Natural History Museum of the Smithsonian, where his research is focused on the impact of US foreign assistance in Latin America. A recent publication of his is USAID in Bolivia: Partner or Patrón.

Reading List:

The Wind that Swept Mexico: The History of the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1942 (Anita Brenner and George Leighton) | 1971: | ISBN: 9780292790247 | Recommended