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Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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October 2020

Migration Seminar Series – “Transnational Migrations to the Americas and Venezuela”

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Understanding the Venezuelan Displacement Crisis in times of COVID-19: By mid 2020, over 5 million people had fled Venezuela due to its political, economic, and social crisis. Most chose Latin American destinations, given the elevated…

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Migration Seminar Series – “Crossing Borders, Navigating Race: Blackness and Migration in the Americas”

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

  Panelists Monika Gosin, Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of William & Mary Jeffrey Kahn, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at University of California, Davis Ida Marie Savio Vammen, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Danish…

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November 2020

Migration Seminar Series – “South-South Migration”

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

  Panelists Megan Sheehan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of Saint Benedict, Saint John’s University; “Urban Encounters: Migrant Settlement in Santiago, Chile” Cristián Doña-Reveco, Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology, Office of Latino/Latin American Studies,…

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Migration Seminar Series – “Immigration from LA to the Midwest”

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Immigration from Latin America to the Midwest has steadily increased over the last decade, and Wisconsin is no exception. Furthermore, Latin Americans, especially Mexicans, constitute the majority of new immigrant arrivals to the region.  These…

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Migration Seminar Series – “Wisconsin/Milwaukee Ties”

November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

  Panelists Jesús Salas: Activist, ShopTalk speaker for the Wisconsin Humanities Council's Working Lives Project, former member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Moderated by Rachel Bloom-Pojar, CLACS Fellow and Associate Professor…

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