Matilde Zimmermann

BA, Radcliffe College. MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison. PhD, University of Pittsburgh. Special interests in the Nicaraguan and Cuban revolutions, Che Guevara’s life and writings, labor and social movements, Atlantic history and the African diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America, history of Latinos/as in the United States, environmental history. Author: Sandinista: Carlos Fonseca and the Nicaraguan Revolution (Duke, 2000), Carlos Fonseca y la revolución nicaragüense (Managua, 2003), Bajo las banderas de Che y de Sandino (Havana, 2004), A Revolução Nicaragüense (São Paulo, 2005), and Comandante Carlos: La vida de Carlos Fonseca Amador (Caracas, 2008). Director, Sarah Lawrence College Study Abroad in Cuba program. SLC, 2002–

Courses taught in History

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Based on a True Story? Latin American History Through Film
  • The Cuban Revolution(s) from 1898 to Today
2012-2013
  • The Caribbean and the Atlantic World
2011-2012
  • Harvest: A Social History of Agriculture in Latin America
  • Revolution and Counterrevolution in Central America

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