NACLA Event: Publishing Workshop: Shaping Academic Work for a Wider Audience


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Naclistas, you're invited... 

To our publishing workshop, "Shaping Academic Work for a Wider Audience,co-hosted by NYU's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).

Students at NYU and beyond produce research and analysis on a broad range of topics. For most, these projects are shared with a select few—most often limited to professors and a handful of classmates. Tomorrow's workshop kicks off our spring workshop series designed at helping students learn how to publish their research and analysis for a variety of readers. See below for our list of panelists.


Friday, February 7th, 2014, 12:30 p.m. 

Location: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC), Room 404W, 53 Washington Square South, New York University, New York NY 10012 (map)

Christy Thornton is a PhD student in Latin American History at New York University. Thornton has written about Latin American Economic history, social and political history of international institutions, and labor. She has been published in Al Jazeera America, Left Turn, and in NACLA: Report on the Americas, where she was formerly the Executive Director.

Patricio Navia is Assistant Professor at CLACS-NYU, as well as Professor of Political Sciene at the Facultad de Ciencias Sociales at Universidad Diego Portales in Chile. He has published scholarly articles and book chapters on democratization, electoral rules and democratic institutions in Latin America. Founding director of Observatorio Electoral at Universidad Diego Portales, he has published widely on electoral politics with many of his books having been best-sellers in Chile.

Rachel Nolan is a PhD student in the history department at NYU. She was assistant to the editor in chief at the New York Times Magazine and the editor of the magazine's blog. Rachel has written breaking news, literary criticism, travel guides, and essays for publications including the New York Times, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Fodor's, San Francisco Chronicle, andBookforum. ”

Moderator: Fred Rosen has been affiliated with NACLA for the past twenty years. He has worked as a writer and reporter in Mexico City and has taught economics at the Central University of Venezuela. He has been a regular correspondent and or columnist for a number of publications including NACLA Report on the Americas, El Financiero International, Mexican Labor News and Analysis, and the Mexico edition of The Miami Herald.


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