Black and Latin@ in the U.S.: Challenges of a Pluralistic, Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Cultural Consciousness
4:30pm, feb. 2st in circuti 202
Prof. Antonio Tillis of Dartmouth College will be at MHC and UMass this week. Attached please find the poster for his talk on Black and Latino in the US on Thursday, Feb. 21 @ 4:30pm in Ciruti 202.
2pm, feb. 22nd at five colleges, inc.
Prof. Tillis will be at the Five College Inc. as part of the Atlantic Studies Seminar to discuss his emerging book project, “Literary Cartography: Mapping the Body in US Afro-Latino Literature." Professor Tillis will shape this conversation by centering and problematizing two pre-circulated essays that have influenced his thoughts on this topic:
1) Piatti, B., Reuschel, A. K., & Hurni, L. (2009). Literary Geography–or how cartographers open up a new dimension for literary studies. In Proceedings of the 24th International Cartography Conference, Chile.
2) Ramos, B., Jaccard, J., & Guilamo-Ramos, V. (2003). Dual ethnicity and depressive symptoms: Implications of being Black and Latino in the United States. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 25(2), 147-173.
If you would like to attend, please contact Kym Morrison (email@example.com) for these essays.
The Double Thread: Cecilia Vicuña and the Poetics of Memory
4:00 PM, Thompson 519, umass amherst
Silvia Goldman, North Central College.
CLACLS Research Colloquium Series.
Informal Markers and Illegal Pratices in Latin America
7:00 PM, Dewey Common Room, Smith College
Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Lecture Committee, and the Program for Latin American and Latina/o Studies at Smith College.
For ESPN to See: Some Lessons for Brazil from London and Cape Town on Sex Trafficking, Moral Panics, and Global Sporting Events
6:30 PM, 209 Converse Hall, Amherst College.
The Communist Horizon
5:00 PM, CC 911, Smith College
Jody Dean, Smith College.
Part of a Fall 2012 Lecture Series, On Protest. Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and CLACLS.
Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents and Their Young Children
Campus Center 168c, umass amherst
Prof. Yoshikawa will be meeting with faculty and graduate students with an interest in immigration research and related policy issues in Thompson 840. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Prof. Yoshikawa during his visit, please contact Kysa Nygreen (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the School of Education.
Part of the CLACLS Lecture Series on Undocumented Migration and Criminalization in the Americas
A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhood
5:30 pm, Seelye 106, Smith college
Five College Public Lecture. Merída Rua, Williams College, discusses her book, "A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhood."
Junot Diaz, This is How You Lose Her
Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College
Junot Diaz, reads from and signs his new book, ‘This is How You Lose Her.’
Event free of charge –$5 priority seating available. Partial proceeds of ticket sales will go to the Care Center in Holyoke, MA.
Neoliberal Reproductive Governance in the Americas: Bodies, Race, Politics
4:00 PM, Herter 301, umass amherst
CLACLS Research Colloquium Series and Fall Reception: Laura Briggs, WGSS.
Followed by CLACLS Fall reception.
Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina, Comparative Perspectives from Greece to Occupy
5:00 pm, CC 911, UMASS AMHERST
Part of a Fall 2012 Lecture Series, On Protest, sponsored by the Department of Political Science and CLACLS.