LACUSL Speaker Series: “Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago”

Tuesday, November 12, 12:00-2:00pm, AGSL, Golda Meir Library (3rd Floor)

“Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago” presented by Professor Frances R. Aparicio, AMUW Chair in Humanistic Studies, Marquette University; Professor Emerita, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Northwestern University, with guest Lulu Sanchez, LAUCSL and English Major, University of Wisconsin-Milwauk… Continue Reading »

LACUSL Speaker Series: “Peruvian Colonial Spanish: Spanish and Indigenous Narrative Strategies”

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

2:30pm, AGSL, UWM Libraries, 3rd floor

Dr. Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Colonial documents of the Viceroyalty of Peru include writings where the author presents herself as an Indigenous individual. Historians of the colonial period have long cast doubt on whether these documents were really written by individuals of Indigenous origin, since only the Indigenous elite had access to formal education.”… Continue Reading »

Spring 2019 LACUSL Speaker Series Announced

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. All events are free and open to the public.… Continue Reading »