2021-2022 Workshop Schedule

Autumn Quarter Schedule 

The Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean meets Thursdays from 5:00-6:30pm CDT in Kelly Hall, Room 114. For the 2021-2022 academic year, all meetings will be open to virtual attendees via Zoom; we plan for events to be hybrid in-person and virtual. Zoom links will be included in email announcements for each session. 

Oct. 7 – Joint reception with the Latin America History Workshop

Oct. 14 –  Eduardo Leão, PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, UChicago: La plaga somos nosotros: el apocalipsis epidémico en narrativas de México y Brasil

Oct. 21 – Eduardo Terra Romero, PhD Student, History, UChicago: An International Perspective on the Brazilian Miracle and its Aftermath. Co-sponsored by the Latin American History Workshop. (Please Note: This session takes place from 4:30-6:00pm)

Nov. 10 – Pablo Ottonello, PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, UChicago, “No sé para qué escribo”: el fracaso en los diarios de Ricardo Piglia

Dec. 2 – Laura Colaneri, PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, UChicago: Beautiful Corpse, Terrible Curse: Tomás Eloy Martínez’s Santa Evita (1995)