Spring 2024 Lunchtime Lecture Series

Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

We will be offering lectures both live (206 Ingraham Hall) and virtual (via Zoom) this spring. If you miss a lecture, you will be able to view many of them later on our programming archive page HERE.

Please see the details for each event and if a lecture is scheduled to be given by Zoom, please pre-register for the link.

Laura Anderson Barbata

FEBRUARY 6: “Arts for Everyone, Everywhere. Laura Anderson Barbata, Interdisciplinary Arts Outreach Collaborator” | Presented by Laura Anderson Barbata, Interdisciplinary Arts Outreach Collaborator and LACIS Honorary Fellow | VIRTUAL | VIDEO RECORDING

FEBRUARY 13: NO LECTURE.

Dr. Sara McKinnon
Erin Barbato
Erin Barbato

FEBRUARY 20: “Legal Access for Migrants in Transit in Colombia and Mexico: Creating a Transnational Immigrant Justice Clinic” | Presented by Professor Sara L. McKinnon, LACIS Director, and Erin Barbato, Director, Immigrant Justice Clinic, UW-Madison | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING

Luis Armando Gandin

FEBRUARY 27: “The lessons of the Citizen School project in Porto Alegre, Brazil to building democracy and curricular justice in education” | Presented by Tinker Visiting Professor of Education, Luis Gandin | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING

Inaytah
Arux

MARCH 5: “Relatos del Arux (Stories of Arux: Maya Community Resistance)” | Presented by Mayan Activists Bernardo Caamal Itza and Inaytah Victoria Caamal Sabido | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING

Co-sponsored by the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies, UW-Madison.

Please note that we are co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary film “Maya Land: Listening to the Bees” along with a panel discussion featuring Caamal Itza and Caamal Sabido on March 7th.

Denise Oyuki Castillo

MARCH 12: “Amor Ardiente, sabroso tormento: afinidades discursivas en la “Vida de la venerable Madre Isabel de la Encarnación” y “La mujer fuerte, por otro título, la vida de Doña María Vela” | Presented by Denise Oyuki Castillo, PhD Candidate, Hispanic Literature, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UW-Madison | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING

Alejandro Loayza Grisi

MARCH 19: The Process of “Utama”  | Presented by filmmaker Alejandro Loayza Grisi | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING

Co-sponsored by Marquette University.

Dr. Thiago Aguiar

APRIL 2: “The Largest Latin American TNC Reaches the World: Capital and Labor at Vale S.A.” | Presented by author Dr. Thiago Aguiar | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING

Dr. Raquel Paraiso

APRIL 9: “Women’s Presence in Contemporary Scenes of Mexican Son” | Presented by Raquel Paraiso | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom |

 

 

Juan C. Dávila

APRIL 16: “Simulacros de Liberación” | Presented by Juan Carlos Davila, Democracy Now correspondent, and director of “Simulacros de liberacion” | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK

*Please note that we will be co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary “Simulacros de liberacion” directed and written by Juan Carlos Davila on Thursday, April 18. 

APRIL 23: LACIS REVIEW: Issue 2 Launch | Presented by LACIS Review Editorial Board Members | 206 Ingraham Hall or via Zoom | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK

APRIL 30: “The Andean Bluebook of Dora Mayer: Reporting the Death Spaces of Industrial Mining in The Conduct of the Cerro de Pasco Mining Company” | Presented by Barbara Galindo | REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK