New York University professors’ scholarship and research in Latin American, Latino, and Iberian studies will be showcased in a series of book presentations and lectures during the spring semester at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, located at 53 Washington Square South. The events are free and open to the public; for further information, call 212.998.3650 or visit

A schedule of events follows:

Fri., Feb. 4, 6:15 p.m. Greg Grandin, NYU history department, discusses his book The Last Colonial Massacre: The Latin American Cold War.
Mon., Feb. 7, 6:15 p.m. Lauren Benton, NYU history department, discussing “Reflections on Spanish Political Culture and Atlantic Crossings.”
Wed., Mar. 23, 6:15 p.m. Alejandro Cañeque, Gallatin history department, on his book, The King’s Living Image: The Culture and Politics of Viceregal Power in Colonial Mexico.
Mon, Mar. 28, 6:15 p.m. David Levering Lewis, NYU University Professor, speaking on “Iberia: Islam’s 8th-Century Bridgehead.”
Wed., Apr. 6, 6:15 p.m. Two events:
— NYU Dean for the Humanities and Fine Arts Professor Edward Sullivan on his new book Emilio Pettoruti (1892-1971)
Susan L. Aberth, Bard College, in discussion with NYU’s Linda Nochlin and Maura Reilly from the Brooklyn Museum of Art on Aberth’s book, Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy, and Art.

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