p(image-right). !/assets/176208/lund_icon.jpg(Joshua Lund)! Joshua Lund finds studying a combination of literature, visual culture, and art to be the richest way to think about social problems in Latin America. He joins the Department of Romance and Romance Languages as an associate professor of Spanish with expertise in literature, film, political history, and cultural politics.
p(image-right). !/assets/166573/karlameriks_icon.jpg(Karl Ameriks)! Karl Ameriks, the McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame, was honored by the American Philosophy Association as the 2014–15 lecturer for its Walter de Gruyter Stiftung Kant Lecture Series. The distinction, granted to one scholar per year, recognizes an individual whose work includes “a broad approach to Kantian philosophy across the philosophical disciplines.”
p(image-right). !/assets/166564/jaime_pensado_icon.jpg(Jaime Pensado)! Notre Dame historian Jaime M. Pensado has been awarded the Conference on Latin American History’s 2014 Mexican History Book Prize for his first book, _Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties._ An unprecedented look at student activism in 1960s Mexico, the book was judged to be the most significant work on the history of Mexico published in 2014.