Fall 2022 Lunchtime Lecture Series

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

We will be offering lectures both live (206 Ingraham Hall) and virtual (via Zoom) next fall. 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 to determine how it will be given (and to pre-register). Please note that we plan to offer a Zoom option for all of our in person lectures.

Downloadable series schedule:  LACIS Lecture Series Fall 2022

Dr. Raquel Paraiso-Gonzalez

September 20: “Traditional Music and Community in Mexico at the Turn of the 21st Century” | Presented by UW-alumna, Raquel Gonzalez-Paraiso, Musician, Researcher, and Educator; PhD in Ethnomusicology, UW-Madison | Virtual via ZOOM. | VIDEO RECORDING

 

Dr. Ksenija Bilbija

September 27: Book Presentation & Lecture: “Ni perversas ni traidoras: Ficciones de colaboración femenina en las dictaduras de Argentina y Chile” | Presented in Spanish by Ksenija Bilbija, Professor of Spanish, and former LACIS Faculty Director, UW-Madison | Virtual via ZOOM. | VIDEO RECORDING

Jose N. De Pierola

October 4: “Inca’s Hydraulics System and the Pre-Inca Stage” | Presented by Jose De Pierola, Senior Advisor in Water Resources Management | HYBRID: In person, 206 Ingraham Hall | VIDEO RECORDING

Co-sponsored by Mundo Esperanza and the Madison-Cusco Sister City Project.

Elena Rodriguez

October 11: “A Latinas Path into Oregon Wine”| Presented by Elena Rodriguez, President & Winemaker of Alumbra Cellars, as well as Viticulturist for the Rodriguez Family Vineyard | Virtual via ZOOM. | VIDEO RECORDING

Co-sponsored by the UW Fruit Program and CALS Global at UW-Madison.

Dr. Antonio José Bacelar da Silva

October 18: “Between Brown and Black: Anti-Racist Activism in Brazil” | Presented by Antonio José Bacelar da Silva, University of Arizona | VIDEO RECORDING

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, UW-Madison.

 

Dr. Agustí Nieto-Galan

October 25: “40 Days Without Food. The controversial public fast of Dr. Henry S. Tanner in New York, 1880” | Presented by Agustí Nieto-Galan is Professor of History of Science at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), ICREA Acadèmia Fellow (2009 & 2018), and director of the Institut d’Història de la Ciència (iHC) at the UAB | HYBRID: In person, 206 Ingraham Hall | VIDEO RECORDING

C0-sponsored by the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies, UW-Madison; and Marquette University Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

Karen Haygood, LACIS 2013
Mercedes Gonzalez

November 1: “Play Throughout the Lifespan” | Presented (in Spanish) by Mercedes Gonzalez, founder of “Play for Life”; and Karen Haygood, LACIS alumna, and founder of Creando Little Language Learners | Virtual via ZOOM. | VIDEO RECORDING

Co-sponsored by the Global Engagement Office, School of Education, UW-Madison.

Alonso Cueto

November 8: “The uncertain truth of the histórical novel. Writing about Francisca Pizarro” | Presented by Alonso Cueto | HYBRID: In person, 206 Ingraham Hall | VIDEO RECORDING

Ruth Conniff

November 15: Book Presentation/Lecture: “Milked: How an American Crisis Brought Together Midwestern Dairy Farmers and Mexican Workers” | Presented by Ruth Conniff |HYBRID: In person, 206 Ingraham Hall | Please pre-register to view this remotely via ZOOM

Co-sponsored by the The Havens Wright Center for Social Justice, Dairy Science, CALS Global, and the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, UW-Madison.

Dr. Megan Raby

November 22: “Diversity for Monoculture: The United Fruit Company and Agricultural Research” | Presented by Dr. Megan Raby, UT-Austin | HYBRID: In person, 206 Ingraham with a virtual option via ZOOM | Please Pre-register to attend via ZOOM.

Co-sponsored by the History Department, Department of Horticulture, and CALS Global, UW-Madison.

Dr. Glauco Arbix

November 29: “Perspectives for President Lula’s Third Administration in Brazil” | Presented by Tinker Visiting Professor of Sociology, Dr. Glauco Arbix | HYBRID: In person, 206 Ingraham with a virtual option via ZOOM (Please Pre-register to attend via ZOOM HERE.)

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, UW-Madison.

Dr. George Allen

December 6: “Territorial Remainders in Patricio Guzman’s Geographical Triptych” | Presented by Dr. Charles George Allen | HYBRID: In person, 206 Ingraham with a virtual option via ZOOM (Please Pre-register to attend via ZOOM HERE.)

Co-sponsored by the UW-Madison Cinematheque.