Competition: Latin America & Caribbean
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:
Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1936
Appointed from Mexico:
HENESTROSA, ANDRÉS: Appointed for studies of the significance of Zapotecan culture, in consultation with certain scholars in the United States; tenure, twelve months from July 20, 1936.
Born November 30, 1908, at Juchitán, Oaxaca. Education: National University of Mexico, B.A., 1927.
Professor of Zapotec, 1933—, Institute of Linguistic Investigation, Mexico; Professor of Castilian Literature, 1933, Central School of Mexico; Librarian of the Department of Foreign Relations, Mexico, 1936—; Professor of Spanish Literature and Lecturer on Literature in Workers’ Centers, National University of Mexico, 1936.
Publications: Los Hombres Que Dispersó La Danza, 1929. Articles in Revista de Investigaciones Linguisticas, El Zapoteca, Revista de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales, Mapa, Nesha. Founder and editor of periodicals, El Zapoteca and Nesha.