Fronteridades Lecture Series: 'Electrifying Mexico: Post-Revolution, Technology and the Transformation of Daily'
Join the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry for the Fronteridades Lecture Series featuring Diana Montaño, who will present her multi-award-winning book, "Electrifying Mexico: Technology and the Transformation of a Modern City." The book delves into the cultural and social aspects of the electrification of Mexico City from 1880-1960. In her work, she employs a user-centric perspective, highlighting the pivotal role of everyday individuals in the electrification narrative. This approach unveils the complex and multifaceted nature of technological diffusion, revealing it as a dynamic and contested process.
First 50 attendees who register will receive a free signed copy of the book!
The Fronteridades Lecture Series unites emerging and established border scholars to promote cross-regional dialogue, emphasizing underrepresented voices in the arts, humanities and social sciences. It builds on the 2019-2021 program to enhance understanding of transborder dynamics. We look forward to seeing you there.