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M.M. McAllen: A Conversation About "Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico"
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January 04, 2016 11:38 PM PST
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As part of the occasional series "Conversations with Other Writers," C.M. Mayo talks with historian M.M. McAllen about her book, Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico. Recorded in the Twig Bookstore in San Antonio, Texas, October 2015. Visit McAllen's website at www.mmmcallen.com

C.M. Mayo is the author of several books on Mexico including the novel The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, which was named a Library Journal Best Book of 2009. Her website is www.cmmayo.com

>> The transcript of this interview will be available shortly.

C.M. Mayo Reads Agustín Cadena's "Café San Martín," ALTA 2015
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December 14, 2015 10:20 AM PST
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For the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) annual conference in Tucson, Arizona, at the Café Latino bilingual reading series at the Café Passé, C.M. Mayo reads "Café San Martin" by Mexican poet Agustín Cadena, together with her translation into English. This poem originally appeared in Cadena's collection Caceria de brujas, and the translation in Sarah Cortez's anthology, Goodbye Mexico. The MC is Alexis Levitin. Recorded on October 30, 2015.

For more about ALTA www.literarytranslators.org

For more about Agustín Cadena http://elvinoylahiel.blogspot.com

For more about C.M. Mayo's translations http://www.cmmayo.com/pubs-translations.html

Marfa Mondays 20: Raymond Caballero on Mexican Revolutionary General Pascual Orozco and Far West Texas
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November 08, 2015 01:57 AM PST
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An interview with Raymond Caballero, author of Lynching Pascual Orozco: Mexican Revolutionary Hero and Paradox.

> Complete show notes and transcript

> MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT

> C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more) 

For Banned Books Week: A Reading From Francisco I. Madero's Secret Book, Spiritist Manual
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October 02, 2015 09:17 PM PDT
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An excerpt from C.M. Mayo's translation of Francisco I. Madero's Spiritist Manual, originally published in 1911 as Manual espírita. Madero was the leader of Mexico's 1910 Revolution and President of Mexico from 1911-1913.

The complete translation is included in C.M. Mayo's book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual (Dancing Chiva, 2014), which won the National Indie Excellence Award for History.

> More about this title at www.cmmayo.com.

Marfa Mondays 19: Pitmaster Israel Campos in Pecos
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September 08, 2015 11:35 AM PDT
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An interview with Israel Campos, award-winning pitmaster and owner of Pody's BBQ. Recorded in June 2015.

> Transcript

> MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT

> World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas

> C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)


Mentioned on this podcast:

Pody's BBQ on Facebook

Pody's BBQ on TripAdvisor

Texas Monthly on Pody's BBQ

Smokestack Lightning by Lolis Eric Elie

 

The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America by Johnny Fugitt 

The Prophets of Smoked Meat
 by Daniel Vaughn 

Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook by Robb Walsh

Chimney (Weber Chimney) Charcoal Starter

Hatch New Mexico Chiles

Extracto de Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana
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July 27, 2015 12:45 PM PDT
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C.M. Mayo lee un extracto del primer capítulo de su libro, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolcuión Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita, Traducción de Agustín Cadena (Literal Publishing, 2014). Mayor información sobre este libro en la página web www.cmmayo.com

Marfa Mondays 18: Lisa Fernandes, Barrel Racer at the Pecos Rodeo
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July 23, 2015 12:44 PM PDT
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An interview with barrel racer Lisa Fernandes, recorded at the Pecos Rodeo, June 2015.

> Transcript

> MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT

> World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas

> C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)

> Official page for the West of the Pecos Rodeo

Historia en Vivo: El nuevo libro de C.M. Mayo sobre Francisco I. Madero, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana
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May 22, 2015 06:47 PM PDT
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Para el programa de radio "Historia en vivo" de Radio Ciudada IMER en la Ciudad de México, la Maestra Bertha Hernández entrevista a C.M. Mayo sobre su nuevo libro, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita.

> Acerca de este libro (reseñas, extractos, bibliografías, artículos y más recursos para investigadores)

Historiadores mencionados en esta entrevista: Manuel Guerra de Luna, Enrique Krauze, José Mariano Leyva, Alejandro Rosas, Yolia Tortolero.

Extractos de Odisea metafísica hacia la revolución Mexicana por C.M. Mayo, traducido por Agustín Cadena

Extractos del Manual espirita de Francisco I. Madero El libro original en inglés, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual

> Conseguir el libro (pasta blanda o edición digital Kindle)

> Escuchar un podcast en inglés, la presentación del libro en inglés, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution, en la Universidad de California San Diego 

Marfa Mondays 17: Lonn Taylor in Fort Davis
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April 30, 2015 12:46 AM PDT
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An interview with historian Lonn Taylor, the "Rambling Boy" columnist for the Big Bend Sentinel, and author of several books, most recently, Texas People, Texas Places. Recorded in Fort Davis in March 2015.

> Transcript

> MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT (ALL PODCASTS) 

> World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas

> C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)

C.M. Mayo at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, UCSD: Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book
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February 05, 2015 10:50 AM PST
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Recorded January 29, 2015 in La Jolla, CA, at the University of California San Diego Center for US-Mexican Studies: C.M. Mayo discusses her new book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual.

NOTES: This talk is substantially similar to the talk given for PEN San Miguel, however, some of the reading selections differ, as do the Q & A at the end. 

For more information about some of the many works, places, and individuals mentioned (more or less in order as mentioned):

+ A Note on the Burned-Over District 

+ Enrique Krauze's biography, Francisco I. Madero: Mistico de la libertad

+ Yolia Tortolero Cervantes' El espiritismo seduce a Francisco I. Madero

+ A Note on the works of Mexican historians Manuel Guerra de Luna and Alejandro Rosas Robles

+ Dr. Arnold-Krumm-Heller (Madero's doctor, a German intelligence officer, artillery expert and author of numerous esoteric works)

+ Figures in the esoetric world: Papus; Rudolph Steiner; Aleister Crowley

+ Dr. Peebles

+ Madero's La sucesión presidencial en 1910 (goes to archive.org)

+ Francisco I. Madero's Commentary on the Baghavad-Gita

+ Instituto Mexicano de Investigacion Síquica, Una ventana al mundo invisible (and the role of Plutarco Elias Calles)

+ Zavaleta, Antonio, and Alberto Salinas, Jr., Curandero Conversations: El Niño Fidencio, Shamanism, and Healing Traditions of the Borderlands

+ Luis Alberto Urrea's novel The Hummingbird's Daughter (about the healer Teresa de Cabora)

+ Helios, October 1911 issue announcing the Manual espírita (Mexican Spiritist Magazine)

+ Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson (link goes to brief biography and inventory of his papers)

+ Belén de Sárraga 

+ Victoriano Huerta (link to PBS documentary biography)

Heribert von Feilitzsch's In Plain Sight: Felix Sommerfeld, Spymaster in Mexico

+ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The History of Spiritualism  (archive.org)

+ A Note on the 1924 Barcelona edition of Madero's Manual espírita ("The Secret Life of a Secret Book")

+ Resources for Researchers page on the home website for Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution

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