Fall 2014/Winter 2015

UChicago honors its Latin American research roots.


Sung from street corners a century ago, Mexican folk ballads offered “a valuable index to popular thought,” wrote UChicago anthropologist Robert Redfield, whose work is part of a Special Collections exhibit on Mexico.


Handsome, ambitious, and dead at 39, Howard T. Ricketts tried to unravel the mystery of a Mexico City epidemic.


In an excerpt from his new book, I Speak of the City, Mauricio Tenorio Trillo chronicles the canine history of Mexico’s capital.