The Spring 2017 LACUSL Speaker Series, sponsored by the Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latin@ Studies major, features four talks beginning February 8, organized by Professor Sarah Davies Cordoba (FICL) and Professor César Ferreira (Spanish & Portuguese).
Location: AGSL, 3rd floor, UWM Golda Meir Library
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Professor Emeritus, UWM Department of Africology
“Theorems of Liberation: Culture and National Development in Haiti”
co-sponsored by the Black History Committee
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Amy Milson Klemmer, MS, Department of Anthropology
“Nosotros Somos Pescadores: Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Fishing in Coastal Ecuador”
Friday, March 17, 2017
Paola Hernandez, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison
“The Future and Optimism of the Archive: Documenting Lives in Latin American Theatre”
Friday, April 7, 2017
Julia Paulk, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Marquette University
“Cuban Slavery From Inside and Out: Cuban and US Narratives of Cuban Slavery”
All talks are free and open to the public.