September 15, 2022
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This document is current as of 9/15/2022. Please visit our Events page for the latest information.
Book Launch: Cuban Privilege: The Making of Immigrant Inequality. Susan Eckstein (Boston University). Joukowsky Forum. (Hybrid event). Wednesday, September 21 at noon.
“The Economic Outcomes of Native Groups in Argentina,” Pedro Dal Bo, Department of Economics. (CLACS Faculty Lecture Series). Leung Conference Room. Tuesday, September 27, 4 p.m.
Book Launch for Planetary Longings and Conversation with Dr. Mary Louise Pratt (New York University). Organized by Hispanic Studies and Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, co-sponsored by CLACS. Joukowsky Forum. Wednesday, September 28, 6 p.m.
Undergraduate Student Meet-up at 59 Charlesfield Street. Thursday, September 29 at noon.
Graduate Student Meet-up at 59 Charlesfield Street. Thursday, September 29 at 4 p.m.
“Struggling for Reproductive Rights: Perspectives from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.” Speakers: Selma Hajri, MD Specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Reproduction; Leila Hessini, Vice President, Programs at Global Fund for Women; Tonni-Ann Brodber, Representative of the UN Women Caribbean Multi-Country Office; Mabel Bianco, Specialist in Epidemiology and Medical Statics. (Virtual event.) Friday, September 30 at noon. Co-organized with CMES.
Book launch: (Re)pensando el vínculo entre migración y crisis ([Re]thinking the Connection between Migration and Crisis) with authors Mustafa Aksakal (University of Bielefeld, Germany), Luisa Conti (University of Padova, Italy), and Lucila Nejamkis (IDAES-UNSAM). (Virtual event in Spanish with English translation.) Tuesday, October 4 at noon.
“Is the Political Scoreboard in South America Changing? Elections in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina (2022-2023)” Panelists: Fernando Martínez Escobar (Paraguay), Juan Manuel Abal Medina (Argentina), and Rachel Meneguello (Brazil). (Virtual event in Spanish with English translation.) Tuesday, October 11 at 4 p.m.
Performance by Guatemalan hip hop performer and “artivist” Rebeca Lane. Part of the Sawyer Seminar “Rethinking the Dynamic Interplay of Migration, Race, and Ethnicity in the Caribbean and Latin America.” Starr Plaza/Agora at 280 Brook Street. Friday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
“Hiding in Plain Sight: Tito P. Achong, Race and Anti-colonialism in Wartime Trinidad.” Brian Meeks, Department of Africana Studies. (CLACS Faculty Lecture Series). Joukowsky Forum (Hybrid event). Wednesday, November 2 at noon.
Book launch: Caribbean Regional Integration: A Critical Development Approach. Featuring author CLACS Director Patsy Lewis with comments from Alissa Trotz (University of Toronto), and Andy Knight (University of Alberta). (Hybrid event). Joukowsky Forum. Friday, November 11 at noon.
Launch of the In the Wake of George Floyd website (part of the Addressing Systemic Racism Project) at the Digital Humanities Lab. November 15 at noon.
“Anti-Racist Paradoxes in Peruvian Social Policy.” Luis Martín Valdiviezo Arista (Cogut Visiting Professor). Joukowsky Forum. Wednesday, November 30 at noon.
One-day symposium: “Camps in the Twenty-First Century Americas.” Organized by Esther Whitfield (Comparative Literature/ Hispanic Studies). Part of the Sawyer Seminar “Rethinking the Dynamic Interplay of Migration, Race, and Ethnicity in the Caribbean and Latin America.” (Hybrid event.) Joukowsky Forum. Monday, December 5, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.