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May 2016

Call for Papers (CFP) – Landbody: Indigeneity’s Radical Commitments

May 5 - May 7

A Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) Conference (May 5-7, 2016) Deadline for proposals: January 15, 2016 The C21 conference landbody considers the implications of Native ontologies and epistemologies, emphasizing the animate, living nature of place and the conceptual primacy of connection and locale.…

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April 2016

Katie Vater on Enrique Vila Matas’s Kassel no invita a la lógica

April 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin Hall, 766,
3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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Katie Vater from Spanish and Portuguese will speak on her recent work on Enrique Vila Matas's Kassel no invita a la logic (2014).

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Alumni Panel

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtin Hall, 124,
3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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What can you do with a degree in language? Come and find out! Meet people who found their dream jobs after earning a Master's degree in Language, Literature, and Translation from UWM: Alaina Brantner Spanish Translator & Translation Services Manager…

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Kettly Mars – “Parole-femmes — Women’s Words from and about Haiti”

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Golda Meir Library, Special Collections – 4th Floor,
2311 E Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Kettly Mars is an award-winning novelist, poet, and short-story writer from Port-au-Prince. Her novels address such universal themes as gender relations and class issues in relation to the violence that power exerts.

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March 2016

A conversation with Joséphine Bacon

March 22 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Golda Meir Library, Special Collections – 4th Floor,
2311 E Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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A conversation with Joséphine Bacon, Innu-Québecoise poet, winner of the Prix des lecteurs du Marché de la poésie de Montréal for her poem “Dessine-moi l’arbre” (2010), and finalist for the Prix du Gouverneur général and the Grand Prix du livre…

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Ex Fabula Puente Project: Bilingual Story Slam

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Hot Water Warehouse,
818 S Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Theme: American Dream Fun Fact: This event is sponsored by UWM's Community University Partnership Grant awarded to facilitate Translation and Interpreting Studies' collaboration with Ex Fabula and local Latin@ community groups. Doors at 6:30, come early to get a good…

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February 2016

Hebrew Epitaphs From Eastern Europe: At the Intersection of Bookish and Popular Culture

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Greene Museum,
3209 N Maryland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Hebrew gravestone inscriptions from western Ukraine, from the 16th to the 20th centuries, serve as an important source for Jewish history, literature, and anthropology. Hebrew epitaphs as a genre stand at the intersection of Hebrew/written/official culture and Yiddish/oral/everyday/popular. Prof. Michael…

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Jean Paulhan’s translations of Brunetto Latini as a response to terrorism (literary and otherwise)

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin Hall, 766,
3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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Michelle Bolduc will present on Jean Paulhan's translations of Brunetto Latini as a response to terrorism (literary and otherwise) as a part of the MALLT Colloquia series on Wednesday, February 17 from 3:30-5:00 in CRT 766.

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December 2015

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)  50th Anniversary

December 3, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zelazo Center,
2419 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)  will celebrate its 50th anniversary as a continuously funded Title VI National Resource Center on December 3-4, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. in the Zelazo Center (room 250). On December 4, CLACS hosts a follow-up workshop…

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Eric Jarosinski, (“Nein. A Manifesto – An Evening with Eric Jarosinski”)

December 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Eric Jarosinski, better known as @NeinQuarterly to his almost 120,000 twitter followers. As NeinQuarterly, Jarosinski writes a German-English "compendium of utopian negation,” more specifically he offers his unique perspective as a self-proclaimed “failed intellectual” on any number of topics. In termsof his academic background, Jarosinski…

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