Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
We will be offering lectures both live (206 Ingraham Hall) and virtual (via Zoom) this fall. If you miss a lecture, or two, you will be able to view many of them later on our programming archive page HERE.
Please see the details for each event to determine how it will be given (and to pre-register).
September 12: | “Half a century later: Taking stock of the impact of the coup d’etat on Chile’s politics and constitutional order” | Presented by Tinker Visiting Professor of Law, Javier Couso Salas | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham Hall and via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING
September 19: “The media, health/risk communication, and politics in Puerto Rico” | Presented by LACIS Honorary Fellow, Dr. Federico Subervi | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham and via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING
September 26: Please note that there will be NO public lecture today. Students enrolled in LACIS 440 will be meeting to discuss the course.
October 10: “The Transformation of Corruption Discourse: A Study of Guatemala’s Political Landscape in 2015 and 2023” | Presented by Adriana Angel Botero, Universidad de la Sabana, Chia, Colombia | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham and via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING
October 17: Please note: We will NOT host a lunchtime lecture at Noon; however, we invite you to attend the Soffa Lecture “Accountability for Crimes against Humanity: From Pinochet to the Present” at 4:00 p.m., Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center | MORE DETAILS
October 24: NO Lecture.
October 31: | “Are the Colombian Media Contributing to War or Peace? The Role of the News Media in Covering the Colombian Conflict” | Presented by Tinker Visiting Professor, Dr. Jesus Arroyave Cabrera | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham Hall and via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK
November 7: “Reading and interpreting geoheritage for society: Case from Comarca Minera UNESCO Global Geopark, Mexico” | Presented (Presented in Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation) by Dr. Eduardo García Alonso, Architect and Executive Director of the Comarca Minera World Geopark — UNESCO | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham Hall and via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK
November 14: “Living Alongside: Activism, Agency, and Infrastructure Development in the Biodiversity Hotspot of Southern Bahia, Brazil” | Presented by Professor Colleen Scanlan Lyons, University of Colorado, Boulder | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham Hall and via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK
November 28: “Re-owning Time: A Discussion of Peruvian History through Andean Knowledge” | Presented by Andrea Guzmán Giura and Pedro de Jesús Gonzales Durán | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham and via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK
December 5: Book Presentation/Lecture: “Poetics of Walking: “Poems” (1817) by John Keats (1817) by John Keats” | Presented by Diego Alegria Corona, PhD candidate, Literary Studies, UW-Madison | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham and via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK
December 12: “Breaking the Norms of Género: One-Eyed Homicidal Beauty in Leonor de Meneses’ Short Novel El desdeñado más firme (1655)” | Presented by Jenny Jihyun Jeong, PhD candidate, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham and via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK