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! -
- Tuesday, Jan. 18 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Irma Elo, Professor and Chair of Sociology; Chair, Graduate Group in Demography: “Health and Cognition among Elderly Chileans”.
- Friday, Jan. 21 - (12 PM) CLALS Welcome 2022 Party, McNeil Building 2nd Floor Atrium, 3718 Locust Walk.
- Monday, Jan. 24 - (4 PM) LASA Center Director Section Series on Indigeneity, Afro-descendants, and other marginalized populations in Latin America: "Indigenous Identities and Activism."
- Thursday, Jan. 27 - (5 PM) Vladimir Ceballos, Independent Filmmaker: "Cursed be your name, Freedom: Rock and Aids in 1990s Cuba". Filmscreening followed by Q&A. Co-sponsored by CLALS, Cinema and Media Studies, and Romance Languages.
- Friday, Jan. 28 - (5:30 PM) "No Ocean Between Us: Art of Asian Diasporas in Latin America & The Caribbean, 1945–Present." Opening event with Adriana Ospina, Curator of the Exhibition and the Permanent Collection of the Art Museum of the Americas, OAS. This exhibition features modern and contemporary art by Latin American and Caribbean artists of Asian descent. Hosted by Arthur Ross Gallery. Co-sponsored by CLALS and ASAM.
- Monday, Feb. 7 - (4PM) LASA Center Director Section on Indigeneity, Afro-descendants, and other marginalized populations in Latin America: "The Brazilian Landless Movement: Agroecology.”Featuring Andreas Hernandez and their film: Soil, Struggle and Justice.
- Tuesday, Feb. 8 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Santiago Cunial, 4th Year Ph.D. Student, Political Science: "The Political Economy of Greening Policies in Latecomer Countries: Policy Legacies, Ideology, and Electoral Cycles in Argentina and Chile."
- Wednesday, Feb. 9 - (9 AM) CLALSES with Dr. Denise Ziya Berte, Director of Peaceful Family Project: "Mental Health and Immigrants." Hosted by Fernando Chang-Muy, Penn Law.
- Thursday and Friday, Feb. 10 & 11 - A Global Imperative: Realizing Higher Education’s Democratic Mission - Learning from and with Latin America and the Caribbean. An internal conference hosted by the OAS, Netter Center and CLALS.
- Tuesday, Feb. 15 - (12 PM) CLALSIS with Daniela Alarcon, Postdoctoral Fellow for the Penn-Mellon Just Futures Initiative "Dispossessions in the Americas": "Fighting for Land under Bolsonaro: Territorial Rights and Indigenous Mobilization in Contemporary Brazil."
- 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.
- Tuesday, May 10 - (12 PM) CLALS Graduate Student Research Presentations
- Friday, May 13 - (2 PM) CLALS Graduation Ceremony
- 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.