LACUSL Speaker Series Fall 2018

This year’s LACUSL Speaker Series honors Professor Howard Handelman’s (UWM professor, 1970-2006) lifelong contributions to learning and promoting the study of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
3:20 pm, AGSL, Golda Meir Library (3rd floor)
Dr. Amy Olen, Translation and Interpreting Studies, UWM
“From Translated to Self-Translating: Maya Voices in Contemporary Guatemalan Literature”

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
3:00 pm, AGSL, Golda Meir Library (3rd floor)
Dr. Margara Russotto, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
“The Poetry of Margara Russotto: A Trilingual Reading and Conversation” (In English, Spanish and Portuguese)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
3:20 pm, AGSL, Golda Meir Library (3rd floor)
Dr. David Pacifico, Director of the Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery and UWM Art Collection-Department of Art History, UWM
“Pre-Columbian Peruvian Suburbs: An Archaeology of Satellite Settlements and Urbanization”

Free and open to the public

For more information, contact César Ferreira ( and Sarah Davies-Córdova (

The LACUSL Speaker Series brings together scholars, professionals, and students working in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx Studies to discuss research, teaching, culture, current events, and other topics of interest to students, faculty, staff, and community members. The Speaker Series is interdisciplinary, and draws on the expertise of faculty and graduate students in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the professional schools.

Sponsored by the major in Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latin@ Studies