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CLACS Newsletter Archive

Located here are all of the CLACS Weekly Newsletters emailed to our listserv. 

May 2021

May 10th, 2021
President Joe Biden: The First 100 Days
May 3rd, 2021

APRIL 2021

Commencement 2021
April 26th, 2021 Undergraduate Research Presentations
April 19th, 2021 Master of Public Affairs Speaker Series
April 12th, 2021 #Resistência: Contemporary AfroBrazilian Literature As Resistance
April 5th, 2021 History, Revolution, and Reform: New Directions for Cuba

March 2021

March 29th, 2021 Book Launch: Methodologies in Caribbean Research on Gender and Sexuality
March 22nd, 2021 Summer 2021 LACA Cross Listed Courses
March 15th, 2021 Gender Studies and Feminisms in the Guyanas -- Crossing Rivers
March 8th, 2021 CineBrasil Spring Documentary Film Series 2021
March 1st, 2021 What's Happening in the World? Charting a Way Forward

February 2021

February 22nd, 2021 Spring 2021 Graduate Student Symposium
February 15th, 2021 Caribbean Political Futures
February 8th, 2021 Director Welcome to Spring '21
February 1st, 2021 The Biden Administration's Promises to Refugees at the US-Mexico Border

January 2021

January 25th, 2021 Feminist Mobilizations at the Time of COVID-19: Experiences from the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean

October 2020

October 19th, 2020 "Racialization and Migration: Latinas and 'Other' Women in Sex Work and Trafficking Discourses in the Caribbean"
October 13th, 2020 "Bolivia On the Brink: Natural Resources, the War on Drugs, and the Future of Democracy." 
October 5th, 2020 "Tío Bernie" & A Conversation with Bernie 2020 Senior Advisor Chuck Rocha

September  2020

September 28th, 2020 Surveying Protests in Latin American Capital Cities: A Comparative Study of Protest Participation in Buenos Aires, Santiago, and Mexico City
September 21st, 2020 Panamá: COVID-19, Economía y Tejido Social / COVID-19, Social Fabric and Economic Recovery in Panamá
September 14th, 2020 CLACS Fall 2020 Welcome Back

MAY 2020

May 4th, 2020 CLACS Undergraduate Research Presentations

April 2020

April 27th, 2020 COVID-19 and the Caribbean with ACS Secretary General, Ambassador Dr. June Soomer
April 1st, 2020 CLACS COVID-19 Update

March 2020

March 9th, 2020 Undesirables: A Queer History of Latinx Challenges to U.S. Immigration Policy
March 2nd, 2020 Changing the Refugee Narrative Through Fashion

February 2020

February 24th, 2020 CLACS 2020 Graduate Student Symposium
February 17th, 2020 https://mailchi.mp/16bfa9c4c2e5/clacs-newsletter-2011778
February 10th, 2020 Adela Pineda Franco: The Mexican Revolution on the World Stage: Intellectuals and FIlm in the Twentieth Century 
February 3rd, 2020 CLACS Spring 2020 Welcome Back

December 2019

December 9th, 2019 Democratic Biocitizenship: Health Rights from Dictatorship to Democracy in Brazil
December 2nd, 2019 María Cabrera Arús: La moda, la revolución cubana y el hombre nuevo (Fashion, the Cuban Revolution, and the New Man)

November 2019

November 25th, 2019 Documenting the Cold War in the Dominican Republic
November 18th, 2019 Why Civil Resistance Works
November 11th, 2019 Nina Alvarez: "The Perfect Immigrant and Other Myths"
November 4th, 2019 The Role of Video and Photography To Mobilize Action Against Abuses at the Border

October 2019

October 28th, 2019 The Great and the Not-So-Great: Leadership Tips from the Canela People of Brazil
October 21st, 2019 Ecuador in Crisis: Social Discontent, Indigenous Uprising, and Political Instability
October 7th, 2019 An Economy Under Siege: Building Socialism and Solidarity With Cuba Today

September 2019

September 30th, 2019 Architectures of Captivity: Guatemalan Drug Rehabilitation Centers and Their Strategy of Captivity
September 23rd, 2019 Study Abroad Fair
September 16th, 2019 Queer Indígena e Antiautoritarismo: O Caso Brasileiro / Queer, Indigenous, and Anti-Authoritarian: The Case of Brazil
September 9th, 2019 The 'Chainsaw Captain' and the Brazilian Amazon: Why Our Rainforest is Burning
September 3rd, 2019
Welcome Back
Fall 2019 Welcome Back

May 2019

May 24th, 2019
Commencement 2019 Newsletter

April 2019

April 29th, 2019 New Scenarios of Mexican and Central American Migration
April 22nd, 2019 Migration Flows at the Mexican Borders: New Variations in Old Patterns
April 16th, 2019

Special Edition: 2019 Arts Events
April 15th, 2019 Reflections After Mexican Existentialism: Innocence, Zozobra, and Latinx Disquiet
April 8th, 2019 How Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala Navigate the Political and Economic Crises of Globalization
April 1st, 2019 Entrejido (2015): Film Screening

March 2019

March 18th, 2019 Children in the US-Mexico Migration: The 0.5 Generation
March 11th, 2019 Spurring Social Innovation in Latin America
March 4th, 2019 Specters of Neoliberalism: Memory and Urban Restructuring in Santiago, Chile

February 2019

February 25th, 2019 Abroad and Away: Memory and Characters on the Run
February 18th, 2019 Andean Technology and Modern Melancholia in Mariano de Rivero's Project
February 11th, 2019 Exile Within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary
February 4th, 2019 Mexico: A New Normal? Immigration, Transit Migration and Emigration after 2015

January 2019

January 28th, 2019 CLACS Open House
January 22nd, 2019 Credible Fear: A Panel Discussion on Work with Asylum Seekers in Dilley, Texas
January 7th, 2019 CLACS Grant for Pre-Dissertation Field Research in Latin America and the Sarmiento Fellowship

December 2018

December 20th, 2018 Fall 2018 Webcasts
December 3rd, 2018 Slavery, Capitalism, and the Making of the Modern World

November 2018

November 12th, 2018 Justice Beyond the Final Verdict: The role of court-ordered reparations in the struggle of indigenous women's human rights in Guatemala. The Sepur Zarco case.
November 5th, 2018 CLACS Back from the Field Poster Session

October 2018

October 29th, 2018 Whiteness, Indigeneity, and Power in Amazonia: A Cofán Perspective
October 22nd, 2018 Democratic Representation Under Stress: Evidence from Chile
October 15th, 2018 Brazil Circles the Globe: Five Centuries Exchanging Commodities, Ideas, and Cultural Practices
October 8th, 2018 De Moreno y Tumbe: Afro-Andean Expressive Culture and Anti-Colonial Thought
October 1st, 2018 Violence, Food Insecurity & Body Desecration: A Bioarcheological & Isotopic Study of Climate Change & Imperial Collapse in the Peruvian Andes

September 2018

September 24th, 2018 Nicaragua Solidarity Caravan Panel Discussion
September 17th, 2018 Privatization of the 'Historic Debt'? Mapuche Territorial Claims and the Forest Industry in Southern Chile
September 10th, 2018 Fall 2018 Welcome Back

May 2018

May 24th, 2018
Commencement 2018 Newsletter
May 7th, 2018 LACA Undergraduate Research Presentations

April 2018

April 30th, 2018 Calendars in Knots and Cords: New Evidence on how Khipus Captured TIme in the Andes
April 23rd, 2018 Adivinha quem não foi convidado para festa? O homem negro e o projeto de nação brasileira
April 16th, 2018 Stolen Education
April 9th, 2018 Re-thinking the Wall: Chilean and Greek Street Art at Brown
April 2nd, 2018 The Impact of Oil Windfalls on Subnational Living Standards: Evidence from Argentina

March 2018

March 26th, 2018 LACA Concentration Initiates Collaboration with the Engaged Scholarship Program
March 19th, 2018 Latinoamérica hoy: Los desafíos de narrar el presente
March 12th, 2018 Gender, Race and Substantive Representation in Latin America: Different Paths to Political Influence in Peru
March 5th, 2018 Lost in Translation: Brazil, AIDS, Antiretrovirals and Global Health

February 2018

February 26th, 2018 Gritando con el cuerpo: Poetry, Protest, and Necropolitics in Contemporary México
February 19th, 2018 Women, Violence, and Cultural Production in Contemporary Latin America
February 12th, 2018 Caracas' Parque Central: The Architecture of the Venezuelan Violent State
February 5th, 2018 Chile Labor as Affective Labor: Family, Value, and Street Economies in Peru

January 2018

January 29th, 2018 From Habana to New York: A Journey Through Music, Law, and Race
January 22nd, 2018 Spring 2018 Welcome Back

December 2017

December 18th, 2017 The CLACS team wishes you Happy Holidays
December 11th, 2017 Immigrant Children and Families in the First Person: The Position of the American Academy of Pediatrics
December 4th, 2017 Latinx Theater in the Times of Neoliberalism: Patricia A. Ybarra

November 2017

November 27th, 2017 Latinx Theater in the Times of Neoliberalism: Patricia A. Ybarra
November 20th, 2017 Latinx Theater in the Times of Neoliberalism: Patricia A. Ybarra 
November 13th, 2017 Current Research on the Southern Cone
November 6th, 2017 Back from the Field: Tinker Field Research Grants & Sarmiento Fellowships Poster Session

October 2017

October 30th, 2017 Colombian Reading Group
October 23rd, 2017 Back From the Field: Tinker Field Research Grants & Sarmiento Fellowships Poster Session
October 16th, 2017 There's Blood on the Cassette: Andean Lecture Series Talk
October 9th, 2017 CLACS Receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Award 
October 2nd, 2017 Spanish in the Global City: Intergenerational Insights into Language, Diversity, and Social Justice from the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area

September 2017

September 25th, 2017 Providence Latin American Film Festival
September 18th, 2017 What is Happening in Venezuela?
September 11th, 2017 Guantánamo, Going Forward: What's Next for Current and Former Detainees?
September 1st, 2017 Fall 2017 Welcome Back

July 2017

July 2017 July Activities in the Providence Area

June 2017

June 2017 June Activities in the Providence Area 

May 2017

May 15th, 2017 Commencement 2017 Newsletter 
May 8th, 2017 Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History
May 1st, 2017 Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History

April 2017

April 24th, 2017 Nature, Indigeneity, and Activism in Peru's Conga Mining Conflict
April 17th, 2017 Silence as Enigma in Latin American and Caribbean Thought
April 10th, 2017 Defensive Monumentality and Political Leadership at the Pucarani Hillfort, Peru
April 3rd, 2017 A Working Machine: Patronage Jobs and Political Services in Argentina

March 2017

March 27th, 2017 Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution, Peter Andreas
March 20th, 2017 A Working Machine: Patronage Jobs and Political Services in Argentina
March 13th, 2017 Víctor Jara's Revolutionary Masculinities
March 6th, 2017 Beyond Domination and Resistance: Missionary Practices and Indigenous Agency in the Borderlands of Colonial Latin America

February 2017

February 27th, 2017 Nature Tableaux, Politics, and Poetry in Early Nineteenth-Century Latin America
February 20th, 2017 Nature Tableaux, Politics, and Poetry in Early Nineteenth-Century Latin America 
February 13th, 2017 Multimedia Representations of a New Latino Diaspora Town
February 6th, 2017 Indian Difference in a Spanish City: The Wailing of Santiago del Cercado in 16th Century Lima

January 2017

January 30th, 2017 LADAMA: Music Ensemble
January 23rd, 2017 Origins of Maya Civilization Reconsidered: RItual, Sedentism, and Olmec Connection