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October 2022

LACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series: “Inca’s Hydraulics System and the Pre-Inca Stage”

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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Jose N. De Pierola About the presentation:  De Pierola will provide a review of vestiges of hydraulic infrastructure from the pre-inca an Inca time, reviewing their capacities to manage water supply and how they addressed…

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LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “A Latinas Path into Oregon Wine”

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Elena Rodriguez About the presentation: Elena will be discussing her journey of being the daughter of an immigrant, and how her father’s dreams changed the course of her life as an adult.  She was also…

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LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “Between Brown and Black: Anti-Racist Activism in Brazil”

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Antonio José Bacelar da Silva About the presentation: With new momentum, the Brazilian black movement is working to bring attention to and change the situation of structural racism in Brazil. Black consciousness advocates are…

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LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “40 Days Without Food. The controversial public fast of Dr. Henry S. Tanner in New York, 1880”

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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Agustí Nieto-Galan About the presentation: In the late nineteenth century, hunger artists’ performances attracted considerable interest in Europe and America. Public fasting for 30-40 days progressively became a commodity in the urban marketplace which could…

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November 2022

LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “Play Throughout the Lifespan”

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation. About the presentation: About the presenters: Mercedes Gonzalez and Karen Haygood, LACIS alumna, and founder of Creando Little Language Learners Please Pre-register to attend via ZOOM HERE.

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LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “The uncertain truth of the historical novel. Writing about Francisca Pizarro”

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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Alonso Cueto About the presentation: From my perspective as an author of a historical novel, I will discuss some ideas about truth and fiction. I will also talk about my current project, a novel about…

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LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: Book Presentation/Lecture: “Milked: How an American Crisis Brought Together Midwestern Dairy Farmers and Mexican Workers”

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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Ruth Conniff About the presentation: LACIS Honorary Fellow, Ruth Conniff, will present her recently-published book (July 2022), "Milked: How an American Crisis Brought Together Midwestern Dairy Farmers and Mexican Workers". About the presenter: Ruth Conniff…

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LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “Innovation cooperation to advance digital and sustainable development in Latin America”

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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Dr. Glauco Arbix About the presentation: Latin American countries are quite far from the technology frontier, and they may not be aware of the extent to which they lag. Evidence shows that technology development, adoption,…

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December 2022

LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “Territorial Remainders in Patricio Guzman’s Geographical Triptych”

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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About the presentation: On the eve of President Gabriel Boric’s recent inauguration the films Nostalgia de la Luz (2010), El Bóton de Nácar (2015), and Cordillera de los Sueños (2019) were shown on the television…

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