Co-Sponsored Events

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Recent Events


“Diversity Capitalism: Identifying Second-Generation Discrimination in the Neoliberal Academy and Reclaiming the Democratic Commons in the Age of Trump"
April 28, 2017,4:30pm-7:30 pm
Grand Ballroom Lounge, 1209 Stamp Student Union
Lima’s talk was based on his next book project, Broken Things: Toward an Aesthetics of Disrepair, and how the assault on higher-education by neoliberal policies of corporatist “privatization” and “economic efficiency” has hallowed out both democratic practice and education as democracy’s social equalizer.
*Co-sponsored with the Graduate School

Global Social Hour
March 15, 2017, 3pm-6pm
H.J Patterson (1st Floor Atrium)
Event for Members of the campus community to support and celebrate the global diversity of students, faculty and staff
*Co-sponsored with International Student & Scholar Services, Office of International Affairs, Education Abroad, Office of China Affairs, the Counseling Center, Maryland Language Sciences Center, Arabic and Persian Flagship Program, and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Global Migration Film Series: Sin Nombre
Discussion with Dr. Britta Anderson
March 16, 2017, 6pm-9pm
Francis Scott Key 0106
*Co-sponsored with the Center for Global Migration Studies

The United States, Guatemala and Humans Rights: Finding Truths in the Archives of Terror
Talk By Kate Doyle
November 16, 2016, 4pm-6pm
Taliaferro Hall Room 2110
Kate Doyle talked about human rights issues faced in the United States and Guatemala.
*Co-Sponsored with the Department of History

4th Annual Latinx Monologues
September 21, 2016, 7pm-9pm
Colony Ballroom
PLUMAS held their 4th Annual Latinx Monologues! Some of the topics that were mention were, creating a space to empower and celebrate Latinx identities and voices through spoken word, poetry, dance, music, and more.

Talk - Colonial Latin American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue
March 25, 2016, 3:00-5:00pm
2120 Francis Scott Key (MerrilRoom)
This presentation focused on women-cronistasin 16th century Colonial Latin AmericanChronicles through legal and historical discourses in letters, “peticiones,” and “probanzas” to analyze the rhetoric of “silence,” of “neglect and claim,” and of “deviation.”
Speaker 1: Valeria Añón, Associate Professor of Latin American Literature, Universidad de Buenos Aires, “Rhetoric of Silence and Deviation: Women Cronistas in Colonial Latin America”
Speaker 2: Barbara Mundy, Professor of Art History, Fordham University, “The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan (Or How One of the World’s Largest Cities Was Erased From the Map of History)”

Workshop on Latin American Business Administration
Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 1:30-2:30pm
Multipurpose Room, 0137 St. Mary's Hall
Workshop on Latin American Business Administration with PhD students from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru.

Talk: “Argentine Jews under the ‘Chuppah’: Sephardim, Ashkenazim, and Ethniz and Sub-ethnic Identities (1920-1960)”
November 3, 2015, 4:00pm
2120 Francis Scott Key Hall
The presentation explored the marriage patterns of the Sephardi Jewish communities, paying special attention to when Sephardim began marrying Ashkenazi Jews, thereby giving birth to a new type of Jewish identity known as Argentine.
*Co-sponsored with the Miller Center

Talk: “Neither ‘Fist’ Nor ‘Feathers’: Queer (Im)possibilities in Cuba”
October 28, 2015, 3:30pm–5:00pm
Multipurpose Room, St. Mary’s Hall
Lourdes Martinez Echazabal, Professor of Latin America and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, whose research focuses on twentieth-century Caribbean and Latin American literatures and cultural studies, specifically Cuban literature and film.
*Co-sponsored with Department of Spanish and Portuguese; School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Department of Women Studies; and LGBT Equity Center.

Pragda Film Festival October 13 – November 10, 2015, Tuesdays at 7:15pm
Multipurpose Room, St. Mary’s Hall
*Co-sponsored with SLLC and SPAP
Amin Abdel Hasbun, Memory of a Crime
Presented by Dr. Eyda Merediz, SPAP
October 13
Presented by Dr. Ryan Long, SPAP
October 20
Eternal Amazon
Presented by Dr. Regina Igel, SPAP
October 27
The Crow's Nest
Presented by Dr. ANA Patricia Rodriguez, SPAP
November 3
Asier and I
Presented by Dr. Juan Uriagereka, Department of Linguistics, and Dr. Jose M. Naharro, SPAP
November 10

Imagining Home/Land Belonging with Frida Larios
October 6, 2015, 3:30pm
Art and Learning Center, Stamp Student Union
*Co-sponsored with SLLC, SPAP, ALC, LTP, and OCE

Latinx Monologues Featuring Maya Chinchilla
October 1, 2015, 6:00pm
Prince George’s Room, Stamp Student Union
*Co-sponsored with PLUMAS; School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Department of Spanish and Portuguese; U.S. Latina/o Studies; and the office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy

Spoken Word and Q&A with Maya Chinchilla
October 2, 2015, 1:00pm –2:00pm
2110 Taliaferro Hall
Brown bag, conversation, and spoken word/poetry performance with Maya Chinchilla, Guatemalan femme writer, video artist, educator, and author.
*Co-sponsored with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese