Good Wishes & Spring Events

The holidays are a time of giving, and we’d like to give you a huge thanks for being part of The Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies community. Have a happy, happy holiday season and we look forward to your participation in our events in the new year. We are excited to have enriching conversations and exchange knowledge with one another in 2022! 


Our upcoming *Spring Events*
- Please, feel free to add these dates and times to your calendars! -

These are some of our scheduled events for Spring 2022. More may be announced later! 
-CLALSIS and CLALSES refer to our Internal and External Speaker Series, respectively. 
-All times listed are EST.




  • Tuesday, Mar. 1 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Giovani Rocha, 4th Year Ph.D. Student, Political Science and Africana Studies: "Antiracist Policies in Latin America."
  • Monday, Mar. 7 - (4 PM) LASA Center Director Section Series on Indigeneity, Afro-descendants, and other marginalized populations in Latin America. Hosted by Kata Beilin, Faculty Director of the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program at University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 15 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Anne-Marie Veillette, CLALS Visiting Scholar: "Women Transforming the City from the Peripheries: The Case of Rio de Janeiro".
  • Tuesday, Mar. 22 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Paulo Ramos, Postdoctoral Fellow for the Penn-Mellon Just Futures Initiative "Dispossessions in the Americas."
  • Tuesday, Mar. 29 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Giuseppe Danese, Postdoctoral Fellow, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: “The Coevolution of Norms and Laws around Waste Picking in Latin America.”
  • Tuesday, Mar. 31 - (12 PM) CLALSES with Martin Tsang, Cuban Heritage Collection Librarian and Curator of Latin American Collections at the University of Miami: "Cuba-Afro-Asian Relationship". Hosted by Rupa Pillai, Senior Lecturer, Asian American Studies Program.


  • Monday, Apr. 4 - (4 PM) LASA Center Director Section Series on Indigeneity, Afro-descendants, and other marginalized populations in Latin America"Embracing Diversity in our Student and Faculty Communities: A Conversation and Best Practices". Hosted by Matt Carnes, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, Georgetown University.
  • Tuesday. Apr. 5 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Juan Pablo Ardila, 7th year Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History: "Shaking Revolution. Emotional Communities and Diverging Experiences of Fear, Guilt, and Hope in Venezuela and New Granada, 1812-1818"
  • Tuesday, Apr. 19 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Carmen Medeiros, CLALS Visiting Scholar, "Dispossessions in the Bolivian Highlands".
  • Thursday, April 21 - (2 PM) Seminar on Haiti. Sponsored by CLALS and CSERI. (To be confirmed.)
  • Tuesday, Apr. 26 - (12 PM) CLALSES with Maryhen Jiménez, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford.  Presentation on Venezuelan Politics. Hosted by Dorothy Kronick, Assistant Professor of Political Science.



  • Monday-Friday, June 13th - June 17th - Institute on Culture and Society of the Marxist Literary Group Conference: "Transition" Hosted by Romance Languages, Co-sponsored by CLALS. Call for proposals are here.