Articles by Michael Matthews

Book by Michael Matthews explores role of music and poetry in modern Mexico

April 21, 2015

In "Mexico in Verse: A History of Music, Rhyme, and Power", Associate Professor of History Michael Matthews, along with Stephen Neufeld of Cal State Fullerton, use music and poetry to gain access to the worldviews and beliefs of ordinary people often overlooked in the historical narrative. 

Michael Matthews Presents Paper at International Conference

July 9, 2012

Michael Matthews presented his paper "La historia cultural del auge de los ferrocarriles en la época porfiriana: patrimonio intangible del cambio tecnológico en México" ( The Cultural History of the Porfirian Railway Boom: An Intangible Patrimony of Technological Change in Mexico) at the Semanario Internacional: Paisajes Culturales y Patrimonio en San Luis Potosí, México.

Michael Matthews publishes article in Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos

September 15, 2010

Assistant Professor of History Michael Matthews has published an article that examines representations of the railroad in art, poetry and literature printed in publications targeting middle- and upper-class audiences during the government of Mexican President Porfirio Diaz.