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History and Modern Media – book talk with John Mraz

October 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  |  Humanities 1, Room 202


In this lecture, Professor John Mraz, Research Professor, Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Mexico on “History and Modern Media”, will discuss his most recent book published in 2021 by Vanderbilt University Press. John is a distinguished scholar on Mexican photo history and visual culture in Mexico. He is also the author of “Photographing the Mexican Revolution” (2012) and “Looking for Mexico: Modern Visual Culture and National Identity” (2009). Moreover, John is a UCSC alum and obtained his Ph.D from the Department of History at UCSC in the mid-1980’s. Introductory remarks will be provided by Professor Pedro Castillo, Professor of History Emeritus, UCSC.


This event is being co-sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Feminist Studies Department, Latin American and Latino Studies Department, History Department, The Humanities Institute, and the Humanities Division.

***UC Santa Cruz COVID-19 protocols state that all on-site indoor events with expected attendance of 25 or more attendees will require proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test result (taken within 72 hours of the start of the event) for admittance.

These entrance requirements can be met in the following ways:

1) Any attendee can show their CDC Vaccine Card (phone image acceptable) or digital vaccine record from the State of California. International attendees may show their translated vaccine record.


2) Any attendee can show a negative COVID-19 test result from the last 72 hours (must be a lab PCR test; home tests/antigen tests are not valid).

***Prior to arriving for this event, all visitors must complete a symptom check survey, which can be accessed here:

Questions regarding this event can be directed to Pedro Castillo:


October 12, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm