Autumn 2014

October 2: Opening Reception, co-sponsored with the Latin American History Workshop (LAHW)

October 16: Thelma Jiménez-Anglada, PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, “No Man’s Land: el narcotráfico reproduce la frontera en El lenguaje del juego de Daniel Sada”

October 30: Marieka Saz, PhD, Anthropology, Carleton University, “Luck, Evil, and Suffering in the Northern Peruvian Andes.” Co-sponsored with the Semiotics Workshop.

November 21: Elena Mur Domínguez, visiting doctoral student, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, “El Proceso de Reconciliación en Honduras tras el golpe de Estado de 2009”


Winter 2015

January 8: Jay Sosa, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, “Resembling Homofobia: Sex, Violence, and the News in São Paulo, Brazil”

January 22: Felipe Gaitan-Ammann, ACLS New Faculty Fellow, “Looking Through the Mirrors: Materiality and Intimacy at Domingo Grillo’s Mansion in Baroque Madrid”

February 5: Daylet Domínguez, Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Berkeley, “Literatura, etnografía y proyectos nacionales en el Caribe hispánico”

February 19: Eric Hirsch, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, “Indigeneity and the Will to Include”

March 3: Kay Dian Kriz (Brown University) and Agnes Lugo-Ortiz (University of Chicago), “A Conversation on the Visual Construction of Mulatas: Slavery and Abolition in the Spanish- and English-speaking Colonial Caribbean.” Co-sponsored with the Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop.

March 5: Lee Cabatingan, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, “‘Yes, we bow, but not too low:’ The Qualia of Courtliness at the Caribbean Court of Justice”


Spring 2015

April 2: Erin McFee, PhD Student in Comparative Human Development, “‘With Peace there will be more war’: Representations of peace, security, and democracy in the Colombian context”

April 16: John Thomas III, PhD Candidate in Political Science, “Theorizing Black Social Movements in Latin America: The Peruvian Case”

April 30: María Gutiérrez Bascón, PhD Candidate in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, “La Habana como ciudad en ruinas”

May 28: Deirdre Lyons, PhD Student in History