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Jonathan Hansen, ‘Fidel Castro and the Problem of Knowledge’

September 9, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Jonathan Hansen is senior lecturer on social studies and faculty associate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. An intellectual historian, he is author of The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920 (Chicago, 2003) and Guantanamo: An American History (Hill and Wang, 2011), along with articles, editorials and book reviews on U.S. imperialism, nationalism, cosmopolitanism, race and ethnicity. He recently published a biography of Fidel Castro (YOUNG CASTRO, Simon & Schuster). In recent years, Hansen has taught “Social Studies 10 (Introduction to Social Studies),” a junior tutorial on “Justice and Reconciliation after Mass Violence,” a first-year seminar on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in American history and Harvard Law School seminars with Robert Mnookin on reconciliation with Cuba and intractable conflicts.


September 9, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States