Covid and Community in Latin America

(English / Portuguese / Spanish)

Thursday, September 23, 2021 / 4:30-6pm Central Time (via Zoom)

Crises such as the coronavirus pandemic can have enduring effects that limit opportunities for future growth, environmental conservation, and prospects for social inclusion. Yet, times of crisis can also spur innovation, enhance community-building, and further resiliency.  Inspired by CLACS 2020-21 Faculty Fellows’ research projects, this conversation will feature their research collaborative partners sharing firsthand how the recent crisis has influenced and impacted policies and actions in activism, education, and popular culture.

Bios and Abstracts
(English / Portuguese / Spanish)

Silvany Euclênio
Editor/Host, Pensar Africanamente YouTube Channel, Brazil

Ana Fanelli
CONICET Senior Researcher at the Center for the Study of State and Society (CEDES), Argentina

Marilande Martins Abreu
Professor, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Brazil

Nadir Olga Cruz
Folk Culture Leader, Maranhão, Brazil

To register:  click HERE

Organized by the CLACS 2020-21 Faculty Fellows:  Simone Ferro (Dance, Peck School of the Arts), Gladys Mitchell-Walthour (African and African Diaspora Studies), and Dante Salto (Administrative Leadership, School of Education).

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with Title VI National Resource Center funding from the U.S. Department of Education. Portuguese/English simultaneous interpretation available