LACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series

Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 206 Ingraham Hall

FALL 2019:

September 17: “Screening Slaughter. Evasive Figuration in Spanish American Slaughterhouse Documentaries” / Presented by Glen Close, Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UW-Madison.

September 24: “Panel on Indigenous Studies” / Presented by Jessica Hurley, LACIS Adjunct Professor of Yucatec Maya, Reynaldo Morales, PhD Dissertator, and Armando Muyolema, Lecturer, Quechua, UW-Madison.  Moderated by Kata Beilin, LACIS’ Faculty Director.

October 1: “The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: Telling Stories from the US-Mexico Border” / Presented by Aaron Bobrow-Strain, Professor of Politics, Whitman College.

October 8: “The Role of Community Organizing to Confront Climate Change and Forced Migration in El Salvador” / Presented by Zulma Tobar, US-El Salvador Sister Cities.

October 15: Nabuco Awards Luncheon & Presentations / Presented by Logan Allen Krishka (undergraduate recipient) and Carlos Andres Rojas (graduate recipient).

October 22: “From the Grounds Up: Building and Export Economy in Southern Mexico” / Presented by Casey Lurtz, Assistant Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University

October 29: The Jakalteko Language of Guadalupe Victoria: Documenting an Endangered Dialect of the Mayan Language Jakalteko-Popti’ in Chiapas, Mexico” / Presented by Grant Armstrong, Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison.

November 5: “Attending to the Pulses of the Territory: Local Officers, National Parks and Indigenous Territories in Colombia” / Presented by Paula Ungar, Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogotá, Colombia.

November 12: “When is a Style? Tiwanaku and the Middle Horizon”/ Presented by Jonah Augustine, Honorary Fellow, Department of Anthropology, UW-Madison.

November 19: “Chile’s Political Crisis and the Pinochet Constitution”/ Presented by Javier Couso, Professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad Diego Portales, and Utrecht University; and Moderated by Alexandra Huneeus, Professor of Law; Director of the Global Legal Studies Center, UW-Madison, and Heinz Klug, Evjue-Bascom Professor in Law, UW-Madison.

December 3: “Healing from the Trauma of War: Developing Sustainable, Culturally-responsive, Community-based Mental Health Supports in El Salvador, Central America” / Presented by David Rosenthal, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, UW-Madison.