The IRIS Fall 2019 Welcome event will be on Thursday, September 26, 5:00-8:30 pm, in the Wisconsin Historical Society theater and foyer. This event is free and open to the public as well as the entire UW-Madison community.
Dr. Moghadam, Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, will speak about the varieties of feminism in the Middle East and North Africa.
LACIS invites everyone to our fall ice cream social which will take place at the University Club on Thursday, September 19th from 3-5 p.m. Rain or Shine!
LACIS has scheduled a semester-worth of fascinating lectures as part of our annual fall, weekly lecture series. These lectures are FREE and open the public. They take place on Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in 209 Ingraham.
- October 21
- October 22Irma Velásquez Nimatuj: Justice Beyond the Final Verdict: The Sepur Zarco CaseA lecture by noted scholar Arun Kundnani3:00 PM, Online
- October 23Irma Velásquez Nimatuj: Un enfoque indígena a la actual ‘crisis’ de inmigraciónThe second of two talk on the resistances and challenges of the contemporary Maya.3:00 PM, Online
- October 27
- November 3
Train Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian specialists for academic, government, and private sector work, and support the intellectual development and intercultural knowledge of students and faculty interested in the region. As such LACIS serves as a local, regional, and national resource center that provides outreach, support, and multidisciplinary visions of Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian worlds to other university units, K-12, government, community and business constituencies. We are a Title VI National Resource Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s International and Foreign Language Education Program (IFLE), in operation since 1973 in consortium with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).