Andrés Henestrosa

Andrés Henestrosa

Fellow: Awarded 1936
Field of Study: Iberian and Latin American History
Fellow: Awarded 1937
Field of Study: Iberian and Latin American History

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.

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