Mónica Michelena: “We Are Charrúa Women: From Negation to Re-Existence in Our Body-Territory”

Flyer for We are Charrua Women: From Negation to Re-Existence in Our Body-Territory on 2/26/21 at 4PM

UCSB and UCSD have joined together to welcome Mónica Michelena, Secretary of the Charrúa Nation’s Council and former Advisor on Indigenous Affairs for Uruguay’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2014-18). Charrúa women have gone through dispossession, exclusion, and negation that left marks on their collective memory and body-territory. This genocidal process did not end in 19th-century Uruguay, but continues today and […]

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AfroLatinx Voices Series: Re-Writing Black Religions in the Atlantic World–A Conversation with Andrea Mosquera-Guerrero

Flyer for AfroLatinX Voices Series: Re-writing Black Religions in the Atlantic World, A conversation on 2/25/21 at 12:30PM

How might we re-write the history and historiography of religion, race, and art in Latin America, the Caribbean and the Atlantic world? Prof. Andrea Guerrero-Mosquera (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco) will discuss the role of historians in uncovering and debating ideas about the past of people of African descent during the colonial period. She invites us to consider the ways art, material […]

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Lucía Cavallero: “Gendered Violence and Financialization of Social Reproduction: A Feminist Perspective On Debt”

Gendered Violence and Financialization of Social Reproduction: A Feminist Perspective on Debt on 2/8/21 at 4PM

UCSB and UCSD have joined together to welcome Lucía Cavallero, a doctoral candidate in Social Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires. The presentation will focus on the relationship between sexist violence and economic violence, specifically the financialization of life and the increase in gender-based violence. It will highlight the Latin American feminist movement’s struggles against debt as articulated in […]

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LAIS Tertulia | “Race and Caste in Latin America, India, and the USA: A Global Conversation”

Flyer for Zoom talk for Race and Caste in Latin America, India, and the USA: A Global Conversation on 2/2/21 from 12-1:30PM

Latin American and Iberian Studies invites you to a Tertulia in the Time of COVID, 2020-2021! Two History Department faculty members will speak at this exciting event. In her widely acclaimed book Caste: The Origins of our Discontents, Isabel Wilkerson complicates the category of race, as it is commonly understood in the US, by bringing caste to the fore. She […]

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Mia Dragnic and Pierina Ferretti: “An Expansive Rebellion: Feminism and Social Revolt in Chile”

Flyer for Zoom talk for An Expansive Rebellion: Feminism and Social Revolt in Chile on 2/1/21 at 4PM

UCSB and UCSD have joined together to welcome Pierina Ferretti and Mia Dragnic García, sociologists and doctoral candidates in Latin American Studies at the University of Chile. In October 2019, Chile experienced its largest social revolt since the return to democracy in 1990. The mobilization, which began as a spontaneous reaction to protest against a 0.30 USD rise in the […]

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Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games

You are invited to join us for the third meeting of the Colloquium for Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall from the California State University, San Marcos who will be presenting a paper entitled “‘Slave Revolts on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Videogames”. The lecture considers existing films and video games on the Haitian Revolution in light of […]

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