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September 2017

“Land use change and oasis bird communities in the Atacama desert”

September 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  About the speaker: Dr. Cristian Estrades is Full Professor of the Faculty of Forest Science  at the Universidad de Chile.   His research is focus on aspects like ecology and conservation of wildlife,  landscape ecology,…

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October 2017

“Women and the Construction of Peace in Colombia”

October 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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By: Carol Rojas Feminist Antimilitarist Network. Hosted by Witness for Peace Carol is a popular educator who accompanies formative processes with men and women who live in working class neighborhoods in Colombia. Her primary objective…

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Nabuco Award Winners 2017

October 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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The winners of the 2017 Joaquim Nabuco Award are: Colten Parr, English major, Undergraduate Award & author of "Ancient Medicine in the Modern Age: The Entheogenic Sacrament in Brazilian Religious Traditions" Loren Peabody, Doctoral candidate in…

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“Managing Water Resources in Chile’s semi-arid Elqui Valley” by Paul Block

October 17, 2017 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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Professor Block works at the intersection of engineering and socio-economics to enhance management, adaptation, and sustainability of water resources by leveraging across the sciences.  His research themes are centered on a systems-based approach, bridging models…

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“Race and Language of the Belonging Argentina” by Blenda Femenias

October 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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About the speaker: Blenda Femenías is a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology of American University.  She is specialist in gender, race, ethnicity, and the arts in Latin America. She has conducted research in the…

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Ethical Positioning Created by Authoritarianism: From the Popular Subject to the Collective “I” in the Chilean Documentary

October 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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About the speaker: Professor Pino-Ojeda’s research is concerned with the ways in which the arts present and contest hegemonic power. She started her career as a secondary school teacher in Philosophy and Spanish-American literature in…

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November 2017

“On the Backs of Tortoises: The Will to Save the Galápagos Islands”

November 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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About the speaker: Professor Hennessy is a historical geographer with research and teaching interests in global environmental history (with an emphasis on Latin America), animal studies, histories of science and conservation, and the political economy…

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“Documentation, Activism and Revitalization of Indigenous Ecuadorian Languages: A Shared Commitment”

November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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About the speaker: Marleen Haboud is professor of linguistics, sociolinguistics and research methods at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. She has worked on several projects related to sociolinguistic studies, literacy and bilingual education. She…

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“Democratizing Texas Politics: Race, Identity, and Mexican American Empowerment, 1945-2002” By: Benjamin Márquez

November 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  By the beginning of the twenty-first century, Texas led the nation in the number of Latino officeholders, despite the state’s violent history of racial conflict. Exploring this and other seemingly contradictory realities of Texas’s…

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December 2017

YASUNI- EXPERIENCIAS EN EL MANEJO DEL PARQUE NACIONAL MAS GRANDE DEL ECUADOR CONTINENTAL Por: José Narváez

December 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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February 2018

What is DACA and Who are the Dreamers? By Kennia Coronado

February 6, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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  About the speaker: Kennia Coronado is a PhD student in the Political Science Department. She holds a double-major in Political Science and Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. …

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“Fonkoze and the Path to a Better Life for Haiti’s Poor” by Steve Werlin

February 13, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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About the speaker: Steven Werlin has been living and working in Haiti since 2005, and now works for Fonkoze, Haiti's largest microfinance institution. He was an advisor to Fonkoze's literacy and education programs for four years,…

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“Every Day We Live Is the Future. Stories of Nicaraguan Migrant Families” By: Douglas Haynes

February 20, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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    Douglas Haynes is a nonfiction writer and poet whose work focuses on marginalized people and places. A passionate advocate for international education and the documentary arts, he teaches nonfiction writing and leads a "Writing…

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“The Politics of Blackness. Racial Identity and Political Behavior in Contemporary Brazil” By: Gladys Mitchell-Walthour

February 27, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Dr. Gladys Mitchell-Walthour is a Political Scientist specializing in Brazilian racial politics. Her work examines Afro-Brazilian racial identification and political behavior and opinion. She is currently Assistant Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Africology…

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“NARRATING THE RIGHTEOUS IN THE COLOMBIAN ARMED CONFLICT: A civil pedagogy of solidarity for highly polarized and deeply divided societies” By: Carlo Tognato

February 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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  In highly polarized and deeply divided societies restoring cross-group solidarity can be a daunting task, particularly when citizens can no longer imagine the possibility for acts of solidarity with fellow-citizens from other social or…

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March 2018

“Machado de Assis in a Trans-American Perspective” By: Hélio Guimarães

March 6, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Professor Hélio Seixas Guimarães is one of the most distinguished faculty members in Brazil's top-ranked program in Brazilian literature at the University of São Paulo. He is a leading authority on nineteenth- and twentieth- century…

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“Thinking with Piezas: Slave Trading and the Imagination of the Quantifiable Body in the Early Modern Atlantic” By: Pablo Gomez

March 13, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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 Pablo Gomez is an Assistant Professor of History and the History of Medicine at UW-Madison. His work examines the history of health and corporeality in the early modern world with a particular focus on Latin…

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“Rezonans: A Sonic Approach to Caribbean History” By: Jerome Camal

March 20, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Jerome Camal is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at UW-Madison. In this presentation, he will explain how history in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe is a terrain of negotiations and contestations…

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April 2018

“Possible and Impossible Dialogues: Clarice Lispector’s Interviews in Manchete and Fatos e Fotos” By: Claire Williams

April 3, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Dr. Claire Williams is a fellow and tutor of Portuguese and Associate Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on women’s writing and minority writing from the Lusophone world,…

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“The Eye of the Beholder: Julia Pastrana’s Long Journey Home” By: Laura Anderson Barbata

April 10, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Laura Anderson Barbata is an artist who was born in Mexico City, and now works in Brooklyn and Mexico City. Since 1992 she has worked primarily in the social realm, and has initiated projects in the…

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“Isolated Tribes and Recent Contact of Indians in the Amazon: How many are there, how do they take care of their health?” By: Erik Jennings and Marcos Colón

April 17, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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 Marcos Colón is a dissertator in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and a Graduate Student Associate of the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) of UW-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. His research focuses…

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“Women in Contemporary Latin American Novel. Psychoanalysis and Gendered Violence” By: Beatriz Botero

April 24, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Professor Beatriz L. Botero (Ph D. University of Wisconsin- Madison; Ph D. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) is a specialist in contemporary Latin American literature and cultural studies. Her research is oriented primarily towards topics in…

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May 2018

“At the Mountain’s Altar. Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community” By: Frank Salomon

May 1, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Frank Salomon is a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at UW-Madison. In high-Andean Peru, Rapaz village maintains a temple to mountain beings who command water and weather. By examining the ritual practices and belief systems of…

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September 2018

MÉXICO ELECTIONS, INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERS AND THE CASE OF ATLIXCO, PUEBLA

September 11, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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NABUCO AWARD WINNERS: “FIRE, FARMS AND WATER: A SYNTHESIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS IN BRAZIL” AND “SEEING AMAZÔNIA SLOWLY: ITS CONNECTION WITH BEYOND FORDLÂNDIA”

September 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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ANTONIO SKÁRMETA Y LA NOVELA DEL POSBOOM: APUNTES A EL CARTERO DE NERUDA” By: César Ferreira

September 25, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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 El ensayo de César Ferreira, "Antonio Skármeta y el Post-Boom: Lectura de El Cartero de Neruda" (Ardiente paciencia), es un análisis en dos partes que, primero, sitúa el trabajo de Skármeta en su relación con las…

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October 2018

“EMPIRE LOGISTICS AND THE MAKING OF THE WORLD SYSTEM” By Daniel Nemser

October 9, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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"This talk charts the emergence of a new discourse of circulation in colonial Mexico during the period of the Iberian Union (1580-1640), when Spain and Portugal were unified under a single crown. Rather than unified, this…

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“ABRIL-TIRADO Y EL DESARROLLO DE LA GUITARRA CLÁSICA EN LATINOAMÉRICA”

October 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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When Javier Calderon played his solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall, The New York Times called him “…a virtuoso with poetic sensibility.” Since then many composers, including the eminent American Alan Hovhaness and Lawrence Weiner, have been…

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“Over the Wall: Getting a Perspective on U.S. Politics From Mexico” By: Ruth Conniff

October 23, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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The presenter will discuss her year in Mexico as a US journalist covering the relationship between the two countries, Donald Trump's presidency, the Mexican national elections, and the perception of the United States abroad, as…

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November 2018

“Peace, Freedom, and the Politics of Culture in Early Cold War Latin America” By: Patrick Iber

November 26, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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During the Cold War, left-wing Latin American artists, writers, and scholars worked as diplomats, advised rulers, opposed dictators, and even led nations. Their competing visions of social democracy and their pursuit of justice, peace, and…

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December 2018

“Inequalities and digital media in the mobile era: The case of Chile” By: Teresa Correa

December 4, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Because mobile access through smartphones is becoming the port of entry to the digital world --particularly for socially disadvantaged communities-- policy-making initiatives have fostered mobile connections as a “cost-effective” way to reduce disparities in internet…

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February 2019

From Optimism to Pessimism? Social Media and Citizenship in Chile

February 5, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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By: Sebastián Valenzuela. Tinker Visiting Professor School of Journalism and Mass Communication In the past decade, conventional wisdom on social media changed dramatically, from being celebrated as prodemocratric platforms to being held responsible for the…

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From Hope to Hate: The Rise of Conservative Subjectivity in Brazil

February 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
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By: Rosana Pinheiro Machado Brazilians have recently elected a far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, a former army captain. The talk introduces the general panorama of Brazilian macro and micro politics from ‘Lula-ism’ to ‘Bolsonaro-ism’, marked respectively by…

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COLOMBIAN PEACE PROCESS AND EX-COMBATANTS: A DIFFICULT TRANSITION

February 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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The main goal of a DDR Peacekeeping Process (disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration) is to contribute to the security and stability in post-conflict societies. In Colombia's Peace Process with the FARC-EP guerrilla, the first two steps…

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The Caravans, The Phenomenon that Changes the Face of Emigration

February 26, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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This talk aims to explain the novel phenomenon of caravans of Central Americans and how they have changed the way to migrate in search of safer options to cross Mexico and reach the United States.…

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March 2019

Queering the Cuban Screen, other faces and desires on the new Cuban Cinema

March 5, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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In recent years has emerged in Cuba an interesting movement of young independent directors. With modest efforts and the support of official institutions, embassies, and foreign producers, they have been creating a new image of the country…

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Reflections on Migration in Response to Opportunities and Shocks in Mexico

March 26, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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The motives for individuals to migrate out of their rural communities in Mexico are varied, ranging from enhanced opportunities elsewhere to local livelihoods threats associated with Climate Change. Drawing on his dissertation, Esteban will discuss two studies…

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April 2019

“THE NOVELS OF LUCRECIA ZAPPI: A READING AND CONVERSATION”

April 2, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States
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Lucrecia Zappi is the author of two novels, Onça Preta (2013) and Acre (2017), which was a finalist for the Premio Jubati, one of Brazil’s most coveted literary awards. She is also the author of Mil Folhas (2010), an essay on the…

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Bossa Nova Longplay: Getz/Gilberto and Bossa Nova Rio de Janeiro

April 16, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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  This talk reassesses the iconic bossa nova album Getz/Gilberto fifty-five years after its recording, and considers the combination of musical, cultural and social factors that allowed this beautiful music to emerge in the Rio de Janeiro…

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Media Laboratories: Late Modernist Authorship in South America

April 23, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - May 21, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
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Media Laboratories explores a pivotal time for South American literature of the 1930s and ’40s. Cinema, radio, and the typewriter, once seen as promising catalysts for new kinds of writing, began to be challenged by authors,…

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Portrait of a Port: Industry and Ideology in El Salvador (1805-1900)

April 30, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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By: Lauren Bridges. PhD specialist in the archaeology of Spanish colonialism in the Americas According to historical documents, this port in Acajutla was in operation between 1805 and 1900 until a new port was constructed…

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September 2019

“Screening Slaughter. Evasive Figuration in Spanish American Slaughterhouse Documentaries”

September 17, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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About the presentation: Nicaraguan director Gabriel Serra Argüello’s La Parka (The Reaper, 2013) is a documentary film shot primarily in a Mexican slaughterhouse. It circulated widely at international festivals, and it was screened for the…

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“Panel on Indigenous Studies”

September 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

About the presentation: This panel will focus on the following questions: What are the most important issues in relation to race and indigeneity? If indigeneity in each local context results from very specific conditions that…

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October 2019

“The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: Telling Stories from the US-Mexico Border”

October 1, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

About the presentation: What happens when an undocumented teen mother takes on the immigration system in an Arizona town rocked by deindustrialization and hyper-militarized border enforcement? When Aida Hernandez was born in 1987 in Agua…

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“The Role of Community Organizing to Confront Climate Change and Forced Migration in El Salvador”

October 8, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

About the presentation: Community organizing has had a big impact in the rural communities of El Salvador since the armed conflict in the 80s. Sister Cities is an organization in solidarity with the Salvadoran people…

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“Nabuco Awards Luncheon and Presentations”

October 15, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

The International Division, in collaboration with the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program, sponsors the Joaquim Nabuco Award, given annually to the two best essays on Brazil (any field) by a degree-seeking University of…

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“From the Grounds Up: Building the Economy and the State in 19th Century Mexico”

October 22, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

About the presentation: In the late nineteenth century, Latin American exports boomed. From Chihuahua to Patagonia, producers sent industrial fibers, tropical fruits, and staple goods across oceans to satisfy the ever-increasing demand from foreign markets.…

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“The Jakalteko Language of Guadalupe Victoria: Documenting an Endangered Dialect of the Mayan Language Jakalteko-Popti’ in Chiapas, Mexico”

October 29, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States

About the presentation: Jakalteko (or, Popti’) is a Mayan language spoken by around 34,000 people in Guatemala and also by a few hundred people across the border in the town of Guadalupe Victoria, Chiapas, Mexico.…

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November 2019

“Attending to the Pulses of the Territory: Local officers, National Parks and Indigenous Territories in Colombia”

November 5, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

About the presentation: In Colombia, the management of National Parks that are superimposed on Indigenous territories has to be agreed between governmental and Indigenous authorities. My friend Julia and I did our research in two…

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“When is a Style? Tiwanaku and the Middle Horizon”

November 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
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Presented by Jonah Augustine, Honorary Fellow, Department of Anthropology, UW-Madison. About the lecture: Tiwanaku, located in western Bolivia, was among the largest cities in the Americas during the Middle Horizon (c. AD 500 and 1100)…

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“Chile’s Political Crisis and the Pinochet Constitution”

November 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

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…

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December 2019

“Healing from the Trauma of War: Developing Sustainable, Culturally-responsive, Community-based Mental Health Supports in El Salvador, Central America”

December 3, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States

About the presentation: This presentation will describe the development and evolution of the Arcatao Mental Health Project. This project was initially supported by a School of Education “Grand Challenges” grant. The project aims to develop…

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“Perspectives on Bolivia”

December 10, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, 53706 United States

“Jeanine Áñez is accused of a coup by ex-leader Morales.” “Bolivia death toll rises amid pro-Morales protests.” “What now that long-serving leader Evo Morales has sought asylum and an interim leader is in place?” “Food…

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January 2020

“Colombia after the conflict: Implementing the most ambitious peace deal in the world”

January 28, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

Presented by: Mariana Palau, a Colombian American multimedia journalist based in Bogota, covering Colombia for The Economist. She also writes for other publications including Foreign Policy and The New Humanitarian and has been published in…

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February 2020

“Food sovereignty, autonomy and security: Dilemmas and policies in the triple amazon frontier between Colombia, Brazil and Peru”

February 4, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

Presented by: Olga Lucia Chaparro Africano, PhD Candidate, Amazon Studies, National University of Colombia, Amazon Campus. Olga Lucia is biologist. She has an M.A. degree in environment and development and a specialization in administrative law. …

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“Bridging Science and Amazonian Knowledge in Ecuador: A Role for the Environmental Humanities”

February 11, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

Tod Swanson Presented by: Tod Dillon Swanson is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University’s Global Institute for Sustainability. He is a past director of the Title IV…

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“Colombia today: Peace, War, and Protests”

February 18, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States

Presented by: Tinker Visiting Professor, Jorge Tovar, Associate Professor, Economics Department, Universidad de los Andes Description of the presentation: Colombia is today living in what many refer to as the post-conflict era. After the peace…

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“Amazon: The Importance of the Rainforest Ecosystem, from the Soils Perspective”

February 25, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
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Presented by: Tinker Visiting Professor Mauricio Fontes, Professor of Soil Science, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Brazil. Description of the presentation: The Amazon biome is the world´s largest remaining tropical forest, hosting around 10% of the…

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March 2020

LACIS Spring Lecture Series: “Lucha por el territorio y el agua en el Rio Yaqui, Sonora, Mexico” / “The fight for land and water rights in the Yaqui River area of Sonora, Mexico”

March 3, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Presented (in Spanish with English interpretation) by Mario Luna Romero, Yaqui Tribe Leader, Vicam Description of the presentation: TBA

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April 2020

“Staying Human: Environmental Humanities, Climate Change Adaptation, and Small Scale Agriculture in the Eastern Caribbean”

April 14, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Presented by:  Kevin Meehan, Professor of English & Director, Haitian Studies Project, University of Central Florida Description of the presentation:

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“Socioeconomical Aspects and Sustainability of Dual Purpose Production Cattle Farms in Central Mexico”

April 21, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Presented by:  Benito Albarran-Portillo, Professor, Centro Universitario UAEM Temascaltepec. Benito Albarrán-Portillo was born in Toluca City. He spent  the early part of his youth working at family small dairy farm and was a first-generation graduate…

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LACIS Spring Lecture Series

April 28, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Presented by: Mariana Palau, a Colombian American multimedia journalist based in Bogota, Colombia. Description of the presentation:

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May 2020

LACIS Spring Lecture Series

May 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Presented by: Mariana Palau, a Colombian American multimedia journalist based in Bogota, Colombia. Description of the presentation:

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