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October 2022

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 will also…

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November 2022

LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “Diversity for Monoculture: The United Fruit Company and Agricultural Research”

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
"African oil palm seedlings, San Alejo, Honduras," 4188, United Fruit Company photograph collection, Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

About the presentation: The United Fruit Company is infamous for its role in transforming both the physical and political landscape of Latin America. It converted millions of acres of tropical forests and farms into plantations…

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