Center for Texas Studies Presents “My Corner Bookstore” with Dr. Alex Hidalgo

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The Center for Texas Studies at Texas Christian University and Fort Worth Library present: My Corner Bookstore with Dr. Alex Hidalgo, Assistant Professor of Latin American History at TCU.

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Dr. Alex Hidalgo will examine the work of one rare book dealer in Fort Worth who specializes in early publications of the Americas. Hidalgo will explain the importance of preserving the legacy of Spanish American printing and the history of collecting these unique specimens. Book lovers and history fans alike will want to seize the opportunity to hear this special program and to see remarkable examples of books from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Dr. Alex Hidalgo is a graduate of the University of Arizona.  In 2013 he became Assistant Professor of Latin American History at TCU.  He specializes in Mesoamerican ethnohistory, manuscript and print culture, history of collecting, and the history of cartography.

This event is free and open to the public.

 Saturday, September 9, 2017

10:30am to Noon

Tandy Hall
Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. 3rd Street

 

For more program information call 817-257-6896.
To make arrangements for a sign-language interpretation call 817-871-READ or TDD 817-871-8926 at least 48 hours in advance.