Center of Southwest Studies presentation will explore ‘True Americanism in the Age of Nationalism’


By Julie Tapley-Booth
Special to The SUN

The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College invites the public to “True Americanism: Mexican- and Irish-American Allegiance in the Age of Nationalism,” with speaker Zachary Adams on Monday, April 4, at 6 p.m. in the Center’s Lyceum Room.

In collaboration with the Fort Lewis College Department of History, Adams is the spring 2016 teaching fellow by way of Southern Methodist University. He will present on his Ph.D. dissertation, a comparative work looking into the complex national identities brought forth by the Mexican Revolution and Irish fight for independence, set within the backdrop of American nationalism during and after World War I.

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