As part of the Center for Humanities at Temple’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Dr. Mónica Ricketts, professor of history, discusses her work, “Liberalism and War in the Late Spanish Empire, 1806-1814. Dr. Mónica Ricketts is a historian of colonial Latin America and the Iberian Atlantic World. She specializes in the intellectual, political, and cultural history of the Spanish world. She received her B.A. and Licenciate degrees from the Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru in Lima and her Ph.D. from Harvard University. Her book entitled Struggles for Power at the End of Empire: Peru-Spain, 1760-1830 is forthcoming by Oxford University Press next year.
A collection of lectures featuring particularly prominent speakers, many of whom are guests to the university.